Tarbert Castle, Tarbert

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For great views and some history, go to Tarbert Castle, which played an important role in the 14th century. The site is open to visitors 24 hours per day and is free to access--a popular picnic spot near the village where you can enjoy the views and take good photos. Check out the website for further details and practical information about the village and the castle. Use our Tarbert trip planner to arrange your visit to Tarbert Castle and other attractions in Tarbert.
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  • Once you reach the Castle it’s well worth the hike up the stair. Views are really very nice, I luckily had a stunning blue sky day on 1st January 2019. Breath-taking and Bracing in equal measures.  more »
  • Quick walk around Tarbert on a Saturday morning pre-wedding. Stunning view, interesting fact notices and worth the walk around Tarbert community forest. Worth the walk even purely for the view of the ...  more »
  • It’s worth the short walk up to the castle just for the views alone. The castle isn’t really worth a special visit to be honest but the views make up for it. There’s also a walk around the forest from...  more »
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  • It is amazing and so peaceful. A man was playing a flute of some sort and it just added to the beautiful atmosphere around us. I 5 star recommend it.
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  • Great pub. Friendly efficient staff and a good selection of beverages. Positioned right of harbour front. A Tarbert favourite.
  • Good little castle with an interesting history. Some lovely trails of various distances around it.
  • Interesting, well maintained historic attraction with magnificent views of Tarbert. Highly recommended.
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