Inverness Castle, Inverness

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  • Inverness Castle dates from 1836 and is less out than I originally thought. At the same spot was first another castle (11 the century-1745). The view is beautiful.
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  • Castle in the centre of Inverness overlooking the river not open to the public so you can't visit it
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  • ... the Imposing Castle is like a fairytale castle of a thousand and one nights. Built in the times of the knightly romanticism of the 19th century, it is now used quite profanely as a judicial building: a museum of the 19th century would be beautiful in it. You'll be here on the way next to City Hall, past the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery.
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  • This is a great couple of hours for the family, just a pity you it's a court house, a few rough looking people hanging around, I'm sure it puts a lot of people off. And then the museum just across the road after
  • Observation tower is cool and you get a very good view of the city. But the actual Castle is a court house and justice center, so a bit of a let down. I understand that the town is utilizing this building and not just wasting it but it's advertised as a Castle as if you could just go around inside and visit. Sadly you can't.
  • Fantastic viewpoint in the centre of the city. Check out the history plaques behind the castle for interesting facts. Also there is a paid visitor attraction viewing platform within the castle itself.
  • Great view of South East of Inverness. Main part of Castle closed every time I have been there, generally not open to public. North side of the castle is a sheriff court and to the rear a view point tower accessible only at opening hours to the general public.
  • Lovely from the outside, but got informed it's a police station so couldn't explore, the local policeman I spoke to was extremely helpful and friendly, he said they might be opening it up sometime in the near future for people to go into. Looking forward to having a noisy. :)
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