Lochranza Castle

  • Lochranza, northern coast of Arran

Overview

Cross a narrow peninsula to a lonely castle incorporating a rare hall-house of the 1200s.

At first glance, Lochranza Castle looks like a classic Scottish L-plan tower house of the 1500s. But looking closer, we can see that it’s been redeveloped from a much earlier medieval hall-house.

Lochranza Castle is situated on a peninsula extending into beautiful Loch Ranza in the north of Arran.

Opening times

The exterior of the site can be visited.

There is currently no access to the inside of the castle while we undertake high level masonry inspections.

1 Apr to 30 Sept:
Daily, 9.30am to 5.30pm
Last entry 5pm

1 Oct to 31 Mar:
Closed

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