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Eilean Donan Castle

Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8DX, Scotland
+44 1599 555202
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Skye and Eilean Donan Castle - Day tour from Inverness
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Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour from Glasgow
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This picturesque castle, built in 1220, holds the title of the most photographed castle in Scotland.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (147 reviews)
“the kitchen” (89 reviews)
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Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8DX, Scotland
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+44 1599 555202
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"eilean donan"
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"gift shop"
in 147 reviews
"the kitchen"
in 89 reviews
"car park"
in 90 reviews
"isle of skye"
in 134 reviews
"beautiful location"
in 45 reviews
"entry fee"
in 23 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 30 reviews
"take photos"
in 54 reviews
"interesting history"
in 31 reviews
"the main road"
in 22 reviews
"rooms"
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"scotland"
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"interior"
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"cafe"
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"highlander"
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely loved this Castle! The tour and informational pieces give great background and history on the location. We loved it so much, we came back twice in 2 days! The food is absolutely incredible! I was worried it would be your typical cafeteria food but...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

For me this is the most beautiful castle in Scotland. Stunning location no matter the weather, great tour if you go inside also with the MacRae family history for all to see. Great day out and a bonnie place to be. Cafe beside shop at...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Didn't go inside due to time restraints but from the car park the castle stands in a magnificent setting and you may decide you don't have to go inside. The busiest place we stopped at on our trip, a magnet for all tour groups, but...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

... well to us anyway! I was beaming ear to ear for the duration of our visit! Stunning location, breathtaking views, quirky little castle with the friendliest and most knowledgable guides. Richard deserves a special mention from us, for spending time imparting his insider Highlander...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This castle is one of the best I ever see. The interior is well maintain bed and informative. The surrounding area is scenic. Had a wonderful time touring.

Thank sukkuenc
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A gorgeous castle set in a picturesque destination. Perfect if you are a photographer and wanting to get that perfect castle shot on holiday. You would probably only need an hour here and it’s advisable to try and avoid the busy times so go a...More

Thank lee w
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot! And beautiful castle. Very well recovered and great videos to explain it's history. Also very beautiful interiors. We really enjoyed it.

Thank TRVR77
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning looking castle particularly as you approach from the road. Fortunate to see it in sunshine and this adds to the beauty . Surrounding scenery is breathtaking. Castle tour will take about an hour and is £20 for a family. Some interesting reading. The castle...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

visited this castle 5th april . my wife had wanted to visit this shortbread tin castle so at last we managed it,entry price was reasonable and we enjoyed our visit. the view from the car park is fantastic . yes worth a visit but don't...More

Thank andrew m
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An interesting castle - not sure about the contents. It was an interesting mix between trying to tell you about the castle history and showing off the modern day family with a lot of personal pictures about the castle. Thought the entrance fee was a...More

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carolinatebe
5 April 2018|
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Response from northcoastlady | Reviewed this property |
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venessarushton
25 March 2018|
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Response from Irene S | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately no, it's about 8 or 9 miles between them. There are buses but not frequent. Sorry I don't have timetables.Try McRae Kintail and City Link websites - if you're lucky, they may fit in with train times. There are... More
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Andy M
25 October 2017|
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Response from Lizzie72 | Reviewed this property |
Yup! Have reviewed on ED apartments page.
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