Quoile Castle is a 16th-century tower house, which was inhabited into the 18th century. The south corner of the building has fallen down and shows a cross-section of the castle. In the north east wall the doorway has been rebuilt and gives access to a straight mural stairway. This is protected by murder-holes at the bottom and at the top. The inner doorway at the ground floor opens into a chamber with a stone vault and many small gun-loops. Beyond this is a second similar chamber. The first floor has two rooms and one of them has a fireplace. The second floor is reached by another straight stairway within the north west wall. There is another fireplace at this level.

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Founded: 16th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in United Kingdom

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Karen Barr (16 months ago)
Lovely peaceful walk around the Quoile Pondage. Saw lots of birds including Eegrits, Herons, Swans and even saw 2 Kingfishers!!
Nadine Moneypenny (2 years ago)
Beautiful walk, including a lovely picnic area up by the centre
Laura Graham (3 years ago)
The castle itself is charming but the main attraction is the peaceful riverside pathways and picnic tables along the trail.
Shaun Ridgway (3 years ago)
Great place to walk and fed the ducks. Quiet, friendly people. Peaceful afternoon ?
mary keys (3 years ago)
Lovely place to go for a walk at the river across the road. Can be busy especially with people feeding the wild life. Wheelchair access which is good, but path can become narrow so be aware.
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