Rothesay Castle, Rothesay

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  • Came here and spent about an hour looking around. There was lots to look at, less to read but enough to keep you interested! It's centrally located so easy just to pop in while you stroll around Rothe...  more »
  • Who would have thought you could find a castle within a few minutes walk of down town city center. Worth the visit to find out about the history of the area. Liked the moat. Castle has been well prese...  more »
  • An interesting way to spend an hour or two learning how this part of Scotland was once ruled by the Vikings!  more »
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  • The castle is a ruin but it is a great historical landmark. The grounds are immaculate and the Interiors although sparse and bare give an authentic view to a time past. The interpreter maning the shop was very helpful and had a great deal of information and historical context to bring the castles history to life.
  • I found the castle really interesting and well worth the entrance fee. There are information boards dotted around, and there is a video to watch upstairs about its history.
  • Great welcome from the man at the ticket booth and interesting video and information boards. Enjoyed climbing to the top of the walls to great views.
  • I've been here a few times. Close to the ferry and the shops and especially good if you're already a member of Historic Scotland.
  • If you like history its a very interesting place, the views from the top are amazing. Staff are friendly and helpful

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