Minard Castle, Dingle

#5 of 11 in Historic Sites in Dingle
Castle · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Minard Castle is a 19th-century castellated mansion on the north-western shore of Loch Fyne, Scotland.
The current structure is the enlargement of an older house carried out around 1848 by the architect John Thomas Rochead.
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  • Getting to this castle ruin is a little more challenging as you must travel down a very narrow road with little space for passing. The location of this castle is perfect. On a hill overlooking the...  more »
  • Gary suggested we go see this very awesome castle and landmark. Located a short drive of about 15 minutes from downtown Dingle. Narrow roads lead to the castle once off the main "highway". Drive...  more »
  • Very narrow roads either way you come in, but this is truly a hidden gem. Parking lot for about 12 cars at the beach below the castle. Huge smooth rounded rocks at beach. The castle itself is not accessible as it's on private property, but makes for great pictures if on a day like today.
  • Beautiful setting, right on the water and near a quaint little stream, flowing into the ocean. Peaceful and quiet when we went. No trespassing on Castle grounds, only able to view from afar.

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