Royal Castle of Tarbert, Tarbert

4.3
#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Kintyre Peninsula
Must see · Ruin · Castle
For great views and some history, go to Royal Castle of Tarbert, 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 Royal Castle of Tarbert and other attractions in Tarbert.
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  • A short walk up the steps, not as far as I thought, but great views when you’re up there. Also some other nice little walks, ponds, etc. The castle is in ruins but still interesting to see if you’re....  more »
  • Worth the walk up - not as far / steep as we thought. No entry fee, just a donation request. Not much of castle left but great views once you get there.  more »
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  • Lovely walk around here. The castle is nice and gives great views. It is nice to see the area is community owned. Dog walkers beware as there are sheep in castle grounds, keep them on a lead!
  • A little bit of a climb but not too far but a great view and a number of interesting features in this ruin, part of the tower remains but the area around with the location of the well and walls are visible. Free to visit and donations of 50p pp recommended.
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