Strome Castle, Lochcarron

Castle · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Strome Castle is a ruined castle on the shore of Loch Carron in Stromemore, 3.5 miles south-west of the village of Lochcarron, on the headland between Loch Carron and Loch Kishorn, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands.
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  • As other reviewers have said, manage your expectations for this one. It is not a museum - it is a ruined castle. It is really atmospheric when you walk up and step 'inside' and if you're a history...  more »
  • It’s all about expectations, you’ll have a good visit if you know to expect a very small ruin essentially a hole through an ancient very thick castle wall. But it has gorgeous views across the loch...  more »
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  • I guess most of the positive reviews are for the location (which is lovely) rather than the castle remains themselves. We were particularly disappointed that there were no interpretation boards or any information at all about the castle. When it was built, who lived there, how it came to be derelict. Just a few walls, some steel fencing and a grassy knoll.
  • Majestic and photogenic castle ruins on a small promontory. Visit late afternoon for stunning light.
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