Argyll and the Isles Sights

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Carnasserie Castle

View from the castle tower.

Carnasserie Castle Review

The tower house of Carnasserie Castle is all that remains of this Renaissance structure. It has the distinction of having belonged to the writer of the first book printed in Gaelic. John Carswell, bishop of the isles, translated a text by the Scottish reformer John Knox into Gaelic and published it in 1567.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Off A816, 2 miles north of Kilmartin, Crinan
  • Phone: 0844/493 2100
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Daily 24 hrs
  • Website:
  • Location: Crinan
Updated: 10-08-2013

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