Inveraray Castle, Inveraray

Home to the chief of the Campbell clan since the 16th century, Inveraray Castle still houses the 13th Duke's family on two floors. The rooms open to the public are furnished in the Neoclassical style and include glided ornamental detail on the walls and ceilings, chandeliers, and polished furnishings. The highlights are the tapestry room and the duke's coronation robes. The first floor houses a gallery chronicling the Cambell family history and the MacArthur Room, where a ghost is said to haunt the bed. Visit the castle's website to book a discounted ticket in advance. Make Inveraray Castle a centerpiece of your Inveraray vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Inveraray tour planner .
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  • Unfortunately the castle was closed when we visited Inveraray but we walked from the town anyway. It was well worth it just for an exterior view, the building and grounds looked magnificent despite th...  more »
  • Great very well decorated Castle, the bonus: a little side of shelled haunted! The grounds are lovely and the tea room downstairs is very good
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  • So fun to see a castle on a tour that still has a family residing there. The rooms are beautiful and the grounds are lovely. I believe a snippet of Downton Abbey (Christmas time) was filmed there. Wou...  more »
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  • We went on the hike to the top of the hill, starting in the parking lot of the castle. Went to the Cafe and checked out the old kitchen, but didn't visit the castle. It looked beautiful though, and it was a surprise to find out that one of the episodes of Downton Abbey was shot there. If we had had more time, we'd have visited the castle as well. The garden looked nice from the outside.
  • Although our visit was quite short I would say the castle is amazing. Great ground, fantastic gardens. Lots of space for activities as well and gorgeous scenary. Beware they charge for entry: £11 Castle + Gardens. Not sure about the parking but the one by the dock is £1/hour.
  • Stunning location, beautiful castle! The village is also nice. Great day out
  • Beautiful castle, I recommend visiting it. The park outside is also great. There is a tea room and a gift shop.
  • Took a party of 20 on day two of my tour. They and myself liked the quaint position of the castle in the town of Inveraray. Plenty of parking spaces and also separated from the coach parking. Staff at the gate friendly and helpful, as also the staff in the cafe.(the cheese scones a must).
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