Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit

Perched on a bluff overlooking Loch Ness, the rocky ruins of Urquhart Castle serve as a reminder of the area’s long history. Once one of the largest castles in Scotland, the ruins of the structure are remarkably well preserved considering its age, so you can get a good sense of medieval life just by strolling through the remaining baileys and corridors. A visit to Urquhart Castle represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Drumnadrochit travel route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • The entrance fee does not represent value for money - essentially this is an iconic ruin on the Loch Ness landscape but that alone does not warrant the £12.00 entry fee. There is of course the obligat...  more »
  • This was by far the most crowded place I've encountered in my loop around Scotland. However, once you park (you may have to wait for some spots to open up) the only place the crowds were really an iss...  more »
  • Wow, after seeing around 6 castles in the last 6 months, this is worth a visit. Highly recommend, the views are amazing and the castle ruins are unique. No regrets spending a few hours here!
  • Nice stopping place, views are stunning - which ever way you look. A lot of tourists, so go there at morning, I think it's better choice and take something in case of raining. I strongly recommend this place, absolutely worth to go there. Beautiful and instagrammable ;)
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