Argyll and the Isles Sights

Lochranza Castle

  • Off A841 Map It
  • Lochranza
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

This ruined castle is quite picturesque—you'll often see deer grazing nearby or seals swimming in the bay. The ground-floor rooms and a few upstairs can be visited during the summer months. This is said to have been the landing place of Robert the Bruce when he returned from Rathlin Island in 1307 to start the campaign that won Scotland's independence. A sign indicates where you can pick up the key to get in.

Sight Information


Off A841, Lochranza, North Ayrshire, KA27, Scotland

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Apr.–Sept., daily 9:30–5:30

Published 10/27/2015


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