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Urquhart Castle (HS)

Drumnadrochit

Discover 1,000 years of drama, experience a glimpse of medieval life and enjoy stunning views over Loch Ness from the ruins of the greatest castle in the Highlands.

Climb the Grant Tower that watches over the iconic loch, peer into a miserable prison cell, said to have held the legendary Gaelic bard Domhnall Donn, and imagine the splendid banquets staged in the great hall. A panoramic view of the iconic ruins, against a backdrop of Loch Ness and the hills of the Great Glen, can be enjoyed from the cafe.

Opening Times

1 April to 30 September, 9.30am - 6.00pm. 1-31 October, 9.30am - 5.00pm. 1 November - 31 March 9.30am - 4.30pm. Last entry 45 minutes before closing.

Reviews

Rating

Visit Scotland
5 Stars

Contact

Urquhart Castle (HS)

Drumnadrochit
Inverness-shire
IV63 6XJ
Phone: 01456 450 551
Email: customer@hes.scot
Website: http://www.historicenvironment.s...
Urquhart Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk

Directions

On Loch Ness, near Drumnadrochit on the A82.

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