Levan Tower House

Gourock, United Kingdom

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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Malcolm Boyes (4 years ago)
What a lovely find hidden away...lovely hosts and what a lovely castle.
mark hicks (4 years ago)
Really nice place and rooms were cozy.
Christine Martin (5 years ago)
If you are looking for somewhere quirky and out of the ordinary to stay then Castle Levan should be on your list. We were welcomed by Kim who showed us around the castle and took us up to the battlements stunning views from there. Our bedroom was stunning and very gothic had a great sleep, gardens are on different levels complete with a waterfall and outside conservatory. Breakfast was beautifully presented and there was plenty of choice and Kim was a fantastic host, I hope to return as soon as possible it was magical.
Dave Pritchard (5 years ago)
Cozy, amazing fortress! Stunning restoration and absolutely 1st class service and breakfast! Must watch sunset from the roof ramparts- breathtaking views. Modest walk along shore to pubs&dinner in town.
Mini (5 years 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!
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