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Threave Castle, Kirkcudbright
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  • This is a great walk and Castle, especially the boat acroos the moat to the castle our Grandson loved it. 
  • After visiting Sweetheart Abbey we were recommended to visit Threave Castle, we were so thankful for this recommendation as we loved getting the boat over to the island. A definite must for families o...  more »
  • This is fantastic experience. You walk about a mile through lovely fields, on path, take a wee boat across and find out all about the Douglas the the infighting of theScots , way back. Last boat about...  more »
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  • Great little castle. Lovely lawns outside the castle and who doesn't like a boat trip to get there?
  • Love the ferry ride. Beautiful views. Nice staff!
  • My most favourite castle in the world. I've been visiting it for 25 years. How many castles are on an island that you have to reach by going in a little motor boat (it used to be a rowing boat) after having rung a bell to call the boat over AND were built by a man called Archibald the Grim? Sometimes we find owl pellets around the base of the castle. Ospreys nest successfully nearby too, so take binoculars. We always take a picnic and chill out on the grass before taking a look around.
  • Not a huge amount to see but the small boat ride makes it all worth it. Knowledge of the guides is brilliant.
  • A beautiful walk to the castle and definately a wee gem at the end so picturesque definately worth a visit