Toward Castle

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Toward Castle, Toward, Argyll And Bute, PA23 7UH

    Explore the ruins of the former seat of Clan Lamont, one of the most powerful families in the history of west Scotland.

    This crumbling ruin situated to the south east of the grounds of Castle Toward, a 19th century castellated mansion which was also built by the Lamonts. The old castle dates from the 15th century and served as the seat of Clan Lamont until it was destroyed by their rivals the Campbells in 1646. Sir John Lamont entertained the tragic Mary Queen of Scots here in 1563.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Glasgow Airport: follow M8 motorway to Gourock and take ferry to Dunoon. Follow coastal route south for 8 miles to Toward.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Dunoon Ferry Terminal: follow South on coastal route to Toward (approx 8 miles).

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