Castle Of St John, Stranraer

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  • August 13, 2017
    The Castle of St John was a pleasant surprise. Having never been to Scotland before we wanted to explore the local towns and cities and on reaching Stranraer were delighted to find this place. As well...  more »
  • July 12, 2017
    Situated in the centre of the town, this castle and the displays within it tell the story of the history of how the village then town was born. Pity the medieval houses didn't survive, because it woul...  more »
  • July 12, 2017
    This place is great happened upon it my mistake. Staff are friendly. Entry is free and the exhibits are well displayed and thought out. Lots of stairs but it is worth the climb to get the view from th...  more »
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  • Fantastic place - nice to experience and get to know some culture. Built in the early 13th century it was renovated a short time ago and is in great condition.
  • Fantastic! Great if you like museums. Paid a visit with my little boy who is 10. Stairs are steep near the top they get narrower, so not sure about younger kids, but well worth a visit to see how the castle was used throughout previous centuries, great to see they have re-opened this and kept it as it was, all those years ago. Sorry to have missed the event last weekend where they were displaying foods that they used to eat in the castle, think that would have been very interesting, but as not from the area any longer we were only down visiting relatives and missed it.
  • Good to see, lots of local historical info

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