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Dunnottar Castle Parking, Stonehaven
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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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  • Excellent spot to walk the dog on any type of day. Great place to take a couple of pictures aswell. Car park close by. Be wary of the steps 
  • excellent views and good hearty walk if you're up for it.You can park nearby and go for a good walk. Entry to castle is optional, but even without going into castle, there are excellent views and load...  more »
  • If you're in the Aberdeen area, you have to visit this magnificent place! It's just a magical and breathtaking scenery surrounding the castle. Be sure to bring sturdy shoes and a camera! 
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  • Beautifully located carpark with only a short walk to the castle. There's a place to buy hot food there as well.
  • Amazing views and good access,bit pricey to go in the castle though.
  • Small and over-subscribed. The surfacing is not even. Take the advice and walk up from Stonehaven
  • 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.
  • very nice view, and entrance cost is also less comparatively. 7£.worth it