Dunnottar Castle

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  • Address: Stonehaven AB39 2TL, UK, AB39 2TL, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1569762173
  • Fax: +44-01330860325
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Landmarks, Buildings And Structures

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Dunnottar Castle is a historically significant site located in Stonehaven, Scotland. Located on the clifftop, the ruins of the thirteenth century fortress on the edge of the North-Sea are a treat for history buffs. Researchers have found the traces of an early middle age establishment in and around this medieval fortress. The place has witnessed many historic events. Though the Government has restored the castle in the 20th century, it could not stand the ravages of time. Taking a guided tour and exploring the ruins will give you a glimpse of the interesting history of Scotland. Consider coming here to step in time and enjoy the beauty of breathtaking landscapes all around.

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Dunnottar Castle is a significant landmark located in Stonehaven.

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  • Dunnottar Castle Address: Stonehaven AB39 2TL, UK, AB39 2TL, United Kingdom
  • Dunnottar Castle Contact Number: +44-1569762173
  • Dunnottar Castle Timing: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Dunnottar Castle Price: Free
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  • Every time I come here it's awe-inspiring, whatever the weather. Well looked after, breathtaking scenery, a real 'fairy-tale' like experience. If you're fairly fit, I'd recommend walking from stone-haven as it's fab and you get to see the castle rise from the distance at a beautiful angle. If you come via car/bus - the food van in the car park is top notch!

  • Among our very finest castles. Fantastic setting, spectacular views. Treacherous cliffs. Perfect day out. And only 2 miles from the fish and chip delights on Stonehaven. Strongly recommended. It's £7 to get in, which is a stretch, but the Historic Scotland card shows its value again.

  • We shot our clients beautiful German elopement here this week in this amazing Scottish castle. Quite literally one of the most beautiful ruins on the Scottish mainland. Our clients loved every moment of their outdoor wedding. Cannot thank the castle staff enough for all their help and enthusiasm on the day and on our recce. This place is an amazing location for small intimate weddings and even just a great day out with the family. You can absolutely feel the history in this place.

  • If you are ever in Stonehaven, it's worth the short walk along the lovely seascape to this dramatically situated castle by the sea. Sheer cliffs and gentle landscapes surround this place. A very nice outing.

  • Such a great place to visit. A huge site so you can easily spend a couple of hours there. Kids loved exploring and you can take your dog too. Really close to Stonehaven so we had a great lunch at the harbour and then an ice cream on the beach.

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