Ardvreck Castle, Assynt

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#5 of 15 in Historic Sites in Caithness and Sutherland
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  • The Highland hiding this beautiful and fascinating Castle. The place is right on the road with free access and free parking in the immediate vicinity there is also an old 18th century farmhouse which is also free. Very little remains of the castle itself and you can even climb up to the first floor (do not cause damage to you and to the structure as it is left completely free), but the history surrounding the fame of this castle is really creepy! To see!
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  • Take the time to stop. It was a nice walk up to the ruined castle (1490) and the views around it were stunning. I took the time to also walk over to the nearby Calda House but I was the only one who d...  more »
  • Are mirant under the Sun or the rain, these ruins are well visible from the road. There's not much thing of this castle of the 16th but the site that surrounds it is superb.
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  • Camped nearby good flat area. Great views plus not too far from parking. The deer here are not timid and came very close to camp. Be prepared for midges if you are staying the night.
  • Amazing to watch the sunset here. Great area for wild camping too. Clean up after yourself!
  • It's very impressive! The view on Loch Assynt is stunning. There's a car park nearby. You can reach the castle by foot and you can walk around it as well.
  • Spectacular scenery and a great tumble down castle. Doesn't take more than half an hour so this is a stop off rather than a destination but cracking none the less.
  • Such an amazing attraction surrounded by outstanding scenery. Amazing to learn about the local history.

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