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5 More Things To Do In Argyll

As we mentioned last month, although our rooms are luxurious, and our castle grounds are beautiful, it would be a waste to visit Oban and not venture out and visit new places. Following our February Part 1 Guide of things to do and see when you stay at Barcaldine Castle, here are even more ideas […]


5 Things To Do and See When You Stay at Barcaldine Castle – Part 1

It’s all very well coming to stay in one of our elegant and traditional castle rooms, but rooms are just for sleeping in. That’s why throughout February and March we will be sharing our favourite local places to visit and things to do in Oban and Argyll to give you even more reason to book […]


4 Intriguing Reasons to Visit Barcaldine Castle

1) One of the Only Ancient Castles on the Scottish Mainland Open for the Public to Stay! Castles by their very nature hold mysteries and, as one of the only ancient castles on the mainland open on a B&B basis, our very own Barcaldine Castle is bound to have some shadowy secrets of its own. […]


StephieD1, Barcaldine Castle Guest from Florida, Via TripAdvisor

Review Date: The beginning of October Rating: 5/5 “Fabulous Bed and Breakfast” “Lovely castle with a beautiful view of the countryside. Only an easy 20 minute drive to the heart of Oban. The accommodations were great. The bed was so comfortable. The breakfast was delicious. You must try the full Scottish breakfast. A lot of […]


Sunlovincanuck, Barcaldine Castle Guest from Canada Via TripAdvisor

Stayed in: September 2015. Rating: 5/5 “Magical Time at the Black Castle!” “Barcaldine Castle is fantastic. Probably the highlight of our 2 and half week trip. The surrounding countryside is peaceful and idyllic. The castle itself is not huge but is really cool, and very photogenic. It’s filled with carved furniture, carpets, objects of interest, […]


MNBeaton, Barcaldine Castle Guest from Edinburgh, Via TripAdvisor

Stayed in: September 2015 Rating: 5/5 “Treat yourself…” “From the moment we pulled up outside ‘The Black Castle’ aka Barcaldine Castle, we knew this would be a special experience. Set against a gorgeous backdrop of Loch Creran in a beautiful part of Scotland, this small but luxurious 17th century castle was everything we could have […]


NatCoalson, Barcaldine Castle Guest from Leicester, UK Via Tripadvisor

Stayed in: September 2015. Rating: 5/5 “One of the best experiences ever!” “My wife and I led a photo tour of Scotland, with two couples from America. We all agreed that our stay at Barcaldine was one of the high points of the trip. The rooms are finished to an extremely high standard; everything is […]


Veronique and Philippe

Dear Liz and Ronnie Just a few words to let you know how much we appreciated our stay at Barcaldine Castle last Sunday. The place is amazing – exquisite taste in every details – your warmth welcome and care for guests is outstanding as well. We will certainly recommend the place and we thank you […]