Cardoness Castle, Gatehouse of Fleet

Cardoness Castle is located in Gatehouse of Fleet. Take a look at our Gatehouse of Fleet vacation planner to schedule your visit to Cardoness Castle and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Well worth a visit, best to walk along the river from Gatehouse, turn left onto path after the bridge, a very pleasant walk with lovely views. The castle was a family home and is very intriguing, well...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    This castle was an interesting place for tha adults in the party and the two little girls had enormous fun hiding and exploring.  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    friendly custodian and well signed monument. fairly child friendly, my granddaughter, who is not quite 6, made it to the top with a little help, especially on the way down. a bit pricey at £5 per adul...  more »
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  • Brilliant castle. You can see and go up three levels to the top. Buy a guide book gives the history of the family that lived there. Ahs they weren't very nice either
  • Cardoness was once owned by McCullohs, who were my ancestors. I have seen many pictures of this place before and have read stories about some people living in it. So it was really special to visit McCulloh Castle on May 17, 2016. Happy for the cut-away sketches which helps us to visualize what the castle was probably like in its heyday.
  • Visited in July 2016. Very atmospheric part ruined castle built and owned by the McCullochs, a delightfully nasty bunch of individuals which adds to the experience. Bit of a steep climb, but worth the effort for the views. As an EH member I got in free which was a pleasant surprise. The lady running the centre was also very friendly and offered suggestions for other places to visit nearby.
  • Gorgeous castle and lovely staff
  • Lovely views and lovely area. I passed this for years on the way into Gatehouse of Fleet and never went in but I visited with family and loved it!

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