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Learn about the lawlessness of the McCullochs, for whom this six-storey tower house was built. Godfrey was executed for killing John Gordon, to whom the castle passed when the McCullochs lost their money.

What to see and do

  • Admire the elegant tower house – a well-preserved example of a 15th-century Scottish nobleman’s residence
  • Spot fine features in the hall in the tower, from the splendid fireplace to a wall cupboard for the family silverware
  • Shudder at the horror of the pit prison – one of the best surviving in a Scottish tower house castle
  • Climb up to the battlements and be rewarded with views over the Water of Fleet to the Solway Firth beyond
  • Take our fun fact-finding quiz while exploring the castle. Available on site
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