Portencross Castle, West Kilbride

#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in North Ayrshire
Portencross Castle is located in West Kilbride. Work out when and for how long to visit Portencross Castle and other West Kilbride attractions using our handy West Kilbride online tour planner .
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  • August 20, 2017
    Visited this castle twice as I enjoyed it so much. Situated on the Firth of Clyde with a lovely quiet setting. Beautiful views and a lovely little bay near at hand. We were lucky first visit as there ...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Came across this place purely by chance, it's free but a donation is hinted at, nice wee castle, in a lovely setting, ample parking, it also has plenty of seating to admire the views, or have a picnic...  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    Loved it the first time so had to go back. Steeped in history a place definitely to be visited by all . Strange that it isn't covered by the National Trust but is well looked after by a local charity ...  more »
  • Can get the elderly down to front and onto seats. Distance from car park to seats can be as short as 10 feet. 5 star when the Sun is shinning but no tea coffee or food. So remember the picnic.
  • A must see (with panoramic views of Arran on the top of the castle's terrace) great history! Easy to find and free parking. Volunteers staff were great, full of banter and chatty. Thanks guys.. lovely walk up towards Hunterston!
  • Amazing. There was a world of exploration behind a building that looks derelict and empty. Great information about the castle thorough videos, information board and fabulous volunteers!
  • Nice place to visit and beautiful views of Arran.
  • It's a place that has always had an air of mystery surrounding it.

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