Ardvreck Castle, Assynt

#5 of 17 in Historic Sites in Caithness and Sutherland
Castle · Tourist Spot
Ardvreck Castle is a ruined castle dating from the 16th century which stands on a rocky promontory jutting out into Loch Assynt in Sutherland, Scotland. One can reach the ruins by driving along the A837, which follows the north shore of Loch Assynt from the village of Inchnadamph.

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  • Parking is available close to the castle which is only a short easy walk away. This decaying castle is located next to Loch Assynt. There's information boards explaining the castles history in the...  more »
  • A very nice ruin to visit. At the side of a loch. Scenic but nothing that needs a lot of time. There is a pretty waterfall nearby.  more »
  • a stunning ruin of a castle, access was difficult due to the high water levels. it well worth a visit though, an honesty box is there for way of admission fee.
  • Castle ruin care should be taken especially with young children. Nice stop for a picnic, or for walks in the surrounding area, car park has limited spaces, watch the pot holes at entrance.

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