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Inveraray Castle & Gardens

An early example of Gothic Revival architecture, the castle distinguished by its four corner turrets.

Inveraray, Argyll, PA32 8XE

Inveraray Castle in Argyll, Scotland
Free for members
Facilities
  • Accessible loos
  • Accessible parking
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Easily accessible without car
  • Facilities for children
  • Free parking
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Picnic area
  • Shop
Accessibility
  • Accessible parking
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes

Please read our Accessibility Guide ahead of your visit.

Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Inveraray Castle is an 18th-century turreted castle, seat of the Clan Campbell and home to the Dukes of Argyll.

On the shores of Loch Fyne and in the majestic West Highlands of Scotland with formal gardens famous for their rhododendrons and azaleas. Also recognised as Downton Abbey’s ‘Duneagle Castle’.

Inveraray Castle is the seat of the Clan Campbell and the home of the Dukes of Argyll since the Dukedom was given in the 1700s. Located on the edge of Loch Fyne the castle is the jewel in Argyll’s crown. Original Adams’ ceilings, tapestries and furniture; a vast array of arms and armoury on display; five resident ghosts and artefacts tracing the Campbell families role in shaping Scotland’s history, Inveraray Castle is still lived in by the Duke and his family.

Outside the castle the formal gardens are well known for their rhododendrons and azaleas which thrive in the mild, Gulf Stream climate and the extensive rivers and woodlands include salmon, red squirrels, Golden Eagles and deer.

Opening Times

2022

1 April to 31 October, Thursday–Monday, 10am to 5pm.

Opening days may vary – please check the website ahead of your visit.

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

See their website to double check their opening times

Admission

Historic Houses members visit for free.

General admission prices:

Adult £14.50

Senior £12.50

Student £12.50

Child (5-15) £10.50

Child (U-5) FREE

Family £45.00

Gardens only £7.00

Family £38.00

Gardens only £6.00

Group Visits

We are able to offer a discount on groups of 20 or more persons.

Special arrangements can be made for school parties, details will be provided on application, for more information please click here.

Educational Visits

We can offer educational visits to primary and secondary schools.  We also offer free entry for local schools and discounted rate for other schools.

For more information please contact the estate office on:

01499 302203

enquiries@inveraray-castle.com

Accessibility
  • Accessible parking
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes

Please read our Accessibility Guide ahead of your visit.

Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

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