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Crichton Castle, Pathhead

4.5
#3 of 6 in Historic Sites in Midlothian
It receives thousands of visitors each year, from all over the world and is renowned not only for its historical importance, but for its dramatic setting, which has remained virtually unchanged for centuries.

1 April - 30 September , Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
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  • August 4, 2017
    Crichton Castle was one of the last castles my family and I visited while we were in Scotland and it was very interesting. The architecture and views from some of the remains were amazing! There was a...  more »
  • July 28, 2017
    This Historic Scotland Castle is off the beaten track and once found is well worth the visit. Lots of wee nooks and crannies to peek into how we used to live all those years ago. Steeped in history wi...  more »
  • May 27, 2017
    Although a bit off the beaten track and a wee bit of a walk from the car park, this castle is certainly worth a visit. Probably best with a baby in a sling or carrier but also possible with a buggy as...  more »
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  • A fiver is too much it doesn't even have a roof! Take my advice. Walk around the castle and stables outside instead, then go on the walk down to River from car park and have a look at the church. Then go spend the saved money on a nice coffee.
  • IT IS A WONDERFUL MONUMENT.WE VISIT DE CASTLE IN 1981 TO SEE WHERE OUR ANCESTORS CAME FOR. WE LIVE IN CHILE SOUTHAMERICA AND HOPE TO COME BACK AS SOON WE CAN. ANA MARIA WILSON CRICHTON
  • Great setting - walk from here to Borthwick castle. Also visit the church and look at carvings on exterior walls
  • Great castle for a look round, can spend a good hour or so here. Lots of history and things to see.
  • great walking destination, if I did more walking :) lots of history to explore, useful notice boards, can be seen from miles around, and conversely, can see for miles around

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