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MacLellan's Castle, Kirkcudbright

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Castle Tourist Spot
Explore the nooks and crannies of MacLellan's Castle for a trip back in time. The 16th-century edifice, now in partial ruins and covered in ivy, served as the home for the MacLellan family and was later owned by the Earls of Selkirk. Peek below the stairs to get a sense of how the family servants lived, witness secret conversations through the disguised spy hole, and gaze out at the castle's beautiful surroundings from the tower. Make sure to bring your camera along, as the castle provides a great backdrop for some magical vacation photos. Add MacLellan's Castle to your Kirkcudbright travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Kirkcudbright trip itinerary planner.
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4.5
  • Seems fitting to have this lovely ruin in the midst of an equally charming town. It is not as old as some castles but still a very interesting history. Restorations were in progress.  more »
  • Close to a nice harbour, located right in the middle of the High Street in Kirkudbright. A very charming castle, right now getting repaired as you will notice scaffolding around. According to the pers...  more »
  • MacLellan's Castle has a little office staffed by volunteers when it's open, and our host, Norman, was enthusiastic and welcoming. He was willing to chat and give us extra information in answer to all...  more »
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  • Ok place but didn't get to see MacLellan
  • This is a great place to visit with all the family.
  • Beautiful old castle, but not much to see for your money
  • Nice to see our ancestors' home!
  • absolutely great castle to visit! you can walk inside and go back to medival times! the admission charge is justified.

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