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Castles Near Loch Lomond

Balloch Castle Country Park

On the southeast shore of Loch Lomond, you'll find a stunning, well-preserved 19th century estate. Little about Balloch Castle has changed since 1800 and its rolling grounds are full of hidden treasures like the Chinese Garden, Quarry Pond, Kitchen Garden and Fairy Glen. In the summer months, a kiosk offers snacks for the perfect picnic. Relax and enjoy a leisurely lunch, surrounded by the beauty of the gardens.


Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is one of the most exciting historic sites in Western Europe, situated in the heart of Scotland’s dynamic capital. The castle’s architecture, views and the scenery are sure to take your breath away.


Inveraray Castle

Inveraray Castle & Gardens.  Argyll’s “Jewel in the Crown” is the family home of the Duke & Duchess of Argyll and their young family as well as ancestral home of the Clan Campbell. This romantic fairytale castle stands on the edge of Loch Fyne overlooking the beautiful little town of Inveraray.  Offering guided tours to coach parties of all sizes and with a wealth of information available it is only 55 miles from Glasgow Airport.


Stirling Castle

One of Scotland’s grandest castles due to its imposing position and impressive architecture, Stirling Castle commands the countryside for many miles around. It towers over some of the most important battlefields of Scotland’s past including Stirling Bridge, the site of William Wallace’s victory over the English in 1297, and Bannockburn where Robert the Bruce defeated the same foe in the summer of 1314.