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Elcho Castle, Perth

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  • After travelling down the windy road you stumble upon this now ruinous Elcho Castle. Dating from the 1560 onwards, Elcho Castle features the option of going to the top to view the township for miles a...  more »
  • Super quiet spot with plenty of space for picnic and relaxing. Many different features to explore and try to understand. I took several wrong turns trying to get up onto the roof.  more »
  • If your idea of a castle is one with lots of nooks and crannies then Elcho Castle is the one for you. Could do need a car (or taxi) to get you there though - it's not far from Perth, but a little out ...  more »
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  • The greatest castle I've seen in Scotland, so luminous, welcoming and well curated. The views are magnificent, I wish I'd come back in September to see the orchard in it's full potential.
  • Very interesting building with a great history. The site on the banks of the Tay is wonderfully peaceful and a superb spot for a picnic on one of the benches there.
  • Elcho castle is one of Scotland's hidden gems. Well worth the visit if you are nearby :-)
  • It is a great place to visit, with ample space for the kids to run about and a beautiful and well-preserved building in which you can get lost! Do not forget to visit the roof for great views of the River Tay.
  • Excellent little castle tucked away, but great fun for the kids and well preserved

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