Threave Castle, Kirkcudbright

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  • Being a keen photographer this is a regular haunt of mine, got some amazing shots of the ospreys and will be back again in May for the new breed  more »
  • Thoroughly enjoyed my first visit to Threave Castle near Castle Douglas. There is a short walk on good paths through woodland before you get to the part of the river where a bell stands to ring for th...  more »
  • After a short walk through trust maintained farmland, you approach the castle of Archibald the Grim across the river Dee. Access the castle by boat or watch the Ospreys and other wildlife from the Tru...  more »
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  • Lovely to visit, the lashing rain is just par for the course in Scotland. The castle is quite a hike to get to along the country lanes and through many gates, followed by a short boat ride across the river Dee. The boat driver gave us a little history of the river and the it's name. We explored the castle as best as we could, but a lot of it was fenced off because some Peregrine Falcons were nesting up top and we were told that as they're protected species we can't really explore the castle much right now. A shame as we may not have chance to return again.
  • What a totally unexpected awesome experience we had today not only was the Castle amazing and the boat over to it a brilliant added fun point but the best , most exquisite part of our visit today had to be the Osprey viewing platform where we could see both Ospreys on the nest. We were told that they hopping for an egg in the not too distant future. It was amazing and we will return 5☆
  • Me and my youngest had a lovely visit here today, the staff were so nice with lots of historical tales to tell and the boat ride made it extra fun :)
  • Beautiful location set on its own island. Surrounded but wonderful countryside and an encyclopedias worth of wildlife. Well worth o visit.
  • Well worth a visit. There's lovely walks around the grounds and dog are welcome on part of the site. They can't go on the island so be prepared to split your group if possible
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