Tarbert Castle, Tarbert

4.3
#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Kintyre Peninsula
For great views and some history, go to Tarbert Castle, which played an important role in the 14th century. The site is open to visitors 24 hours per day and is free to access--a popular picnic spot near the village where you can enjoy the views and take good photos. Check out the website for further details and practical information about the village and the castle. Use our Tarbert trip planner to arrange your visit to Tarbert Castle and other attractions in Tarbert.
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  • Once you reach the Castle it’s well worth the hike up the stair. Views are really very nice, I luckily had a stunning blue sky day on 1st January 2019. Breath-taking and Bracing in equal measures.  more »
  • Quick walk around Tarbert on a Saturday morning pre-wedding. Stunning view, interesting fact notices and worth the walk around Tarbert community forest. Worth the walk even purely for the view of the ...  more »
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  • Fantastic views over the harbour and isle's. Steep steps to get up to castle. Very slippery when wet. Not suitable for wheelchairs. Nice leg stretch with rewarding views especially when the ferry comes in.
  • Cool old castle dating to the 7th century. The place has well maintained trails and bridges and you can get right up close and look through the arrow slits.
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