Levan Castle is a fortified tower house in Levan area of Gourock, Inverclyde. A building had been on the site from the 14th century, but the present structure was substantially enlarged after 1547 and formed part of the Ardgowan Estates. In the 19th century a large mansion was built within a few metres of the ruined castle and was given the same name. The original castle was renovated in the 1980s. The castle has undergone further renovations in 2016 under its new owner, Kim Munro, who runs it as a bed & breakfast.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in United Kingdom

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Mini (19 months ago)
Beautiful castle, gorgeous views and wonderful atmosphere — and it's near the city (Edinburgh)! Scotland is such a great place. While I love England, Scotland beats it hands down in views and entertainment. And the people are always friendly. This B&B awakens one's imagination. So many story possibilities! From a foreigner visiting an old castle and encountering a brooding man who may or may not be real, to a mysterious boarding school with a questionable past — the possibilities are endless. As for the real world, the WiFi could use some improvement, but most hotels and B&Bs have this problem. You'll love it!
Shane Martin (2 years ago)
Loved the castle. Excellent experience.
Christy Whited (2 years ago)
This place was amazing!! Breakfast was awesome, very clean and appropriately decorated. Watching the sunset from the battlements was a great way to end the evening. We stayed in the Lairds room and it is huge!! If you are looking to stay in a castle that actually resembles a castle on the inside this is the place!
George Zastrow (2 years ago)
Atmosphere / Location – What an excellent location an atmosphere. Why stay in the city when a castle is so close? Very quaint and interesting B&B in Gourock. My wife and two older children only stayed the night and wish that we could have stayed in the area longer as it looked like there was plenty to do. Rooms - The rooms are very clean and well kept. Beds were very comfortable. We had everything we needed for our stay. Bath room - The bath room was also very clean. Again, everything that we needed was provided in ample supply for our stay. Breakfast – Breakfast was very tasty and none of us left hungry. Host / Amenities / Service – Your hosts have done a fantastic job furnishing this historic building. They are very friendly and accommodating, even for ‘late arriving’ guests. We had a fabulous time and highly recommend staying at Castle Levan.
Greg Williams (2 years ago)
Nice little B&B, the castle was renovated a number of years ago and is really cool. My wife and I stayed in the larger room with the private bathroom. The owner provided a great breakfast and was very helpful with information about local attractions. Wish we had another day or two to stay, we never got a chance to view the private garden area outside the castle. I would certainly recommend this B&B and would come back again.
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