The castle is situated at the
north end of Loch Awe the nearest villages being Lochawe to the west
and Dalmally to the east. The scenery and the mountain and loch
views are stunning.
There is ample off road
parking to allow visitors to see round the battlements and of
course the information boards. There is no charge and this is a
great place to visit for all ages.
The walk to the castle is
an easy quarter mile and there is always plenty of wildlife
The origins of this
fortress was from 1450 when it was originally built with a
stunning 5 storeys. The castle was then added to over the years.
This of course was part of the Campbell's land and in the 1700's
it was used by the Government as a garrison against the
This spectacular ruin is
now looked after by Historic Scotland.