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Portencross Castle, West Kilbride

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
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  • We stumbled across this little-known place one day when travelling back from a trip to Kelburn Country Estate. I have seen the signposts before, but as it was a gorgeous sunny day I wanted to try some...  read more »
  • Off the main Largs Road it's an interesting place to visit. There is nothing there except for the ruined Castle but the views are worth making a detour and it's an interesting walk along to the old pi...  read more »
  • Out the road but well worth a peek. Great place, nice folk, marvellous place to visit. Good all round. 
  • Think yourself over in Arran from this beautiful spot. Besides the views the waterfront has remarkably safe stones, none of the usual seaside so me causing slips. Just watch out for the big dog poos!
  • A cracking little castle. Go when it's open and the local preservation society will be on hand to give you the full history. The castle is very well preserved given its age. Once inside you can access the roof, which has wonderful views of Little Cumbrae and Arran, especially on a sunny day. You can also hire one floor for your own events.
  • Nice little find that I stumbled upon...pity is wasn't open...but made for a good excuse to stop and enjoy the views :)
  • Lovely are for a walk. Plenty of parking near the castle.
  • Nice peaceful location.
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