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Carloway Broch

near Carloway (Charlabhaigh), Scotland
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6-Day Outer Hebrides and Isle of Skye Tour from Edinburgh
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near Carloway (Charlabhaigh), Scotland

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Reviewed yesterday

Gave a real sense of history. Stunning views from the top. Well worth a visit. My only query was the items for sale in the centre.

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good ruins. Ancient old. Can climb up and see for miles. You get to see how people lived and kept animals near by.

Thank Angelgirl61
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the best examples of an ancient Broch. It is free to view and you can go right into it. There is a small exhibition on the walk up to the Broch.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great views up to the broch and great can get inside this well preserved broch.great place to see and can chill at the top with the views

Thank lscofieldDundee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a little visitor centre detailing history and life at the broch. A short walk takes you up and you can duck to enter the broch and climb up 1 level. Very interesting.

Thank sbizzle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It did not sound like much in the tourist info descriptions but both the actual ruins and the nearby information center made the past come alive very nicely.

Thank OwlQueen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was amazed with this structure... the fact it is still standing and that you are allowed to clamber and explore inside. Well worth a visit.

Thank scottyljd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great location for a broch atop a knoll with ruins of blockhouses at its feet. Highly anticipated and did not disappoint. The ruins are stabilized for some access up and in, but children should be looked after carefully- no rails or signs...More

Thank LabmeisterII
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little walking is required not really suitable for disabled but really worth a visit. I took friends there as this is my village and the loved it loved the history behind it and will come back

Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovers of photography or using photos to do printmaking (e.g. photogravure) will find many different angles to create unique images - we arrived late evening for low sun and if you go up the hill behind the broch allows for better panoramic views - its...More

Thank DarthMorrissey
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