Visit a stronghold that stood at the heart of an ancient kingdom covering the area now known as Strathclyde. Set high upon a volcanic rock in the Firth of Clyde, the castle was a royal refuge.
What to see and do
- Climb the White Tower Crag for stunning views – sometimes as far as the peak of Ben Lomond
- Take in the artillery fortifications to see fine examples of early 18th-century military architecture
- Enter the Governor’s House, a fine Georgian residence and home to some interesting artefacts found at the castle
- Take our fun fact-finding quiz while exploring the castle. Available on site