Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  Scotland  /  Dumfries and Galloway  /  Kirkcudbright  /  Historic Sites  /  MacLellan's Castle

MacLellan's Castle, Kirkcudbright

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web
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.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
going to
read all reviews »
  • A fairly typical Scottish castle ruin with the difference of being 'on the High Street'. The location is amazing, so close to a main road and a bustling harbour. Good number of boards are located for ...  read more »
  • A nicely kept castle. An interesting walk round was had by all. There's not loads to see though, probably 30/40mins max. 
  • Just off the main high street, very interesting short walk round plenty of information on the boards 
  • absolutely great castle to visit! you can walk inside and go back to medival times! the admission charge is justified.
  • Its nice to see my ancestors castle i got my last name changed
  • Lovely castle in the heart of kirkcudbright
  • Nice to see our ancestors home!
  • My dad is going to take me there
Nearby Attractions
Visit for 4​h
Visit for 2​h 30​m
Visit for 2​h
Visit for 2​h
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 3​h