Old Castle Lachlan

Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom

Castle Lachlan lies on the eastern shore of Loch Fyne, near Newton. According to the Clan Maclachlan Society website, the original castle dates back to the 13th century. The original castle was later replaced in the 15th century with the keep or tower that today is in ruins.



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in United Kingdom

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Danner rrr (9 months ago)
Easy walk in, although Google gave me poor directions to the proper car park. An interesting castle layout, and places to explore if you keep your eyes open. We ate lunch on the bench past the castle next to the loch. It's a tidy little castle, not sprawling - I'd imagine it would be easy enough to clean up by one person before guests come over to eat in the great hall.
Shox Wake (9 months ago)
Small ruined castle on the shores of loch Fyne . Free to enter and set in some stunning countryside. I visited on a beautiful day and found the castle a lovely place to visit, the surrounding area has some beautiful walks, some families were engaged in water sports nearby . I found it a great place with some interesting history.
Sergio Almeida (11 months ago)
Beautiful little castle. Not large but the walls are reinforced enough to get a feel for what it was. Overlooking the loch offers lovely views. Directions are incorrect as you need to travel on the south road, parking just past the chapel and walking over the small bridge.
gregory666 (15 months ago)
Lovely location. Short walk from the car park. Some info about ruins inside.
Rachel Ashby (17 months ago)
Beautiful scenery and fascinating history
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