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Dunnottar Castle Parking, Stonehaven

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web
Perched atop steep cliffs that plunge 50 m (160 ft) down to the North Sea, Dunnottar Castle Parking is what's left of the strategically located home of one of Scotland's noble families. The ruins spread across a 3.5 acre (1.4 hectare) plot on the cliff’s edge. One of the largest buildings is the tower house, which stood 15 m (49 ft) when at its full height. It had a great hall and upstairs bedrooms for the castle's lord. Wear good walking shoes to the site because the parking lot is located at the base of an 800 m (2,600 ft) footpath that leads up to the castle. Use our Stonehaven tour planner to add Dunnottar Castle Parking and other attractions to your Stonehaven vacation plans.
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  • Such a beautiful, dramatic location, it was like something out of a movie. The skies had cleared, and the wind blew through. What a magical place. If we had had more time, I would have liked to have w...  read more »
  • Dunnottar was one of the true highlights of our trip to Scotland. We took the train from Edinburgh to Stonehaven. The walk from the station to town was about 15 minutes downhill. We walked along the c...  read more »
  • Our photo group went there on a whim and it was a wonderful stop. Let me be clear about this - watch your step! Any wrong step and you could hurt yourself and the beautiful view will be ruined for you...  read more »
  • The parking itself was great with easy access to the trail leading to the castle. The trail itself it quite long and steep for those with who have a more difficult time with that. Get there early though as the parking lot isn't that big.
  • Parking was fine. A few divots on the road down to the car parking area though. No charge.
  • Very convenient if you want to get close to Dunnottar Castle. Was free when I used it.
  • Very pretty. Easy to get to. Well priced
  • Full of Scenic views however the castle entrance fee7£ is not worth
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