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Dumbarton Castle

Scottish Development Dept.

Dumbarton Castle

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Published by Stationery Office Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • TRAVEL & HOLIDAY,
  • British Isles

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9277192M
    ISBN 100114924813
    ISBN 109780114924812

    Balloch Castle Country .


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Castle Road, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, G82 1JJ. Leugh sa Ghàidhlig. 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.

We recommend booking Dumbarton Castle tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

See all 5 Dumbarton Castle tours on Tripadvisor/5(). Dumbarton Castle is located in the ancient capital of Scotland and is spectacularly sited on a volcanic rock overlooking the River Clyde.

Conquer more than steps to stand atop one of Scotland’s greatest strongholds. The iconic Rock of the Clyde has heritage as breathtaking as its views over the Clyde, Loch Lomond and on: Castle Road, Dumbarton, G82 1JJ, Dunbartonshire.

Daily, am to pm. Last entry pm. 1 October to 31 March: Daily except Thursday and Friday, 10am to 4pm. Last entry pm. May close for lunch during winter months. 25 and 26 December. 1 and 2 January. Unexpected closures.

Adverse weather or other reasons beyond our control may cause a site to close at short notice. Dumbarton Castle (from the Gaelic 'Dun Breatainn' meaning 'fortress of the Britons') is perched ft above the town of Dumbarton.

The twin peaks of a volcanic rock (formed approx. million years ago) are known as Dumbarton Rock and provide the perfect defensive position. Dumbarton was the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Alclud, and later the county town of Dunbartonshire.

Dumbarton Castle, on top of Dumbarton Rock, dominates the area. Dumbarton was a Royal burgh between and Dumbarton emerged from the 19th century as a centre for shipbuilding, glassmaking, and whisky l area: West Dunbartonshire.

Get this from a library. Dumbarton Castle. [I M M MacPhail] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information.

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Dumbarton Castle, Dumbarton. likes 8 talking about this 16, were here. Dumbarton Castle has the longest recorded history of any stronghold in /5(39). Dumbarton Castle and Bellicus the druid My new book The Druid and, much more so it’s sequel, Song of the Centurion, feature Dumbarton Castle as a location.

The main character and, to my mind, star of the books, Bellicus the warrior-druid, is based at this fantastic ancient fortress although he does travel all around Britain. Dumbarton Castle.

[Iain MacIvor] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Book: All Authors / Contributors: Iain MacIvor. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: # Dumbarton Castle (Dumbarton, Scotland).

Dumbarton Castle (Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Breatainn, pronounced [t̪unˈpɾʲɛʰt̪ɪɲ]) has the longest recorded history of any stronghold in Scotland. It overlooks the Scottish town of Dumbarton, and sits on a plug of volcanic basalt known as Dumbarton Rock which is feet (73 m) on: Castle Road, Dumbarton, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G82 1JJ Scotland.

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Perfect for dog walkers. About Dumbarton Castle: Dumbarton Castle is located in the ancient capital of Scotland and is spectacularly sited on a volcanic rock overlooking the River Clyde.

The Castle has the longest recorded history of any stronghold in Scotland. Conquer more than steps to stand atop one of Scotland’s greatest strongholds/5.

On 1 May troops under the command of a Captain Crawford captured the castle after climbing the cliffs on the north side of The Beak in darkness, and Mary's remaining supporters in the west of Scotland either fled or were killed. Dumbarton Castle's third phase of development followed a period of decline and disrepair.

Dumbarton Castle, Loch Lomond and Scotch Whisky Tour. If you’re short on time and want a quintessential Scottish tour from Glasgow, then our Scotch Whisky, Loch Lomond and Dumbarton Castle tour – all in under 6 hours – is ideal. Our first stop is Dumbarton Castle which has the longest recorded history of any stronghold in Scotland.

Dumbarton Castle is built upon the twin summits of a volcanic outcrop which is a prominent and obvious strongpoint watching over the meeting of the River Clyde with the River Leven.

Fortified since at least the Dark Ages, it was the capital of the British Kingdom of Strathclyde for centuries, and became an important medieval royal fortress. Dumbarton is easy to reach by train or bus from Glasgow.

Sometimes the castle is closed due to adverse weather conditions. Check with the website before visiting to. Book your tickets online for Dumbarton Castle, Dumbarton: See reviews, articles, and photos of Dumbarton Castle, ranked No.3 on Tripadvisor among 12 attractions in Dumbarton/5(). Dumbarton Castle: yett (© Gordon Mason) The castle changed hands many times in the 16th century, between various factions, but after the disastrous Battle of Pinkie inthe young Mary, Queen of Scots, was kept at Dumbarton for some months before being taken to France.

Dumbarton Castle, Loch Lomond National Park, Ben Lomond, Conic Hill, Highland Village of Balmaha and Glengoyne Distillery for the Malt Masters tour. Optional Extras. Malt Master Tour Standard Price - £ per person if you book at the counter.

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Dumbarton Castle (Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Breatainn, pronounced [t̪unˈpɾʲɛʰt̪ɪɲ]) has the longest recorded history of any stronghold in Scotland. It overlooks the Scottish town of Dumbarton, and sits on a plug of volcanic basalt known as Dumbarton Rock which is feet (73 m) high. Dumbarton Castle. Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book.

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: Castle And Town Of Dumbarton (): Donald Macleod: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account. Dumbarton Castle Way is set in Dumbarton, less than miles from Dumbarton Castle, in an area where hiking can be enjoyed.

It features garden views and free WiFi throughout the property. The apartment has 1 bedroom, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an equipped kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, a washing machine, and 1 bathroom with /10(55).

Dumbarton (Dùn Breatainn or 'fort of the Britons'} is a town in West Dunbartonshire, is on the north bank of the River Clyde where the River Leven flows into the Clydeit had an estimated population of 19, Dumbarton was the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Alclud, and later the county town of Dunbartonshire.

Dumbarton Castle, on top of Dumbarton. The Castle has ever since continued a royal fortress; and the royal burgh of Dumbarton has been erected on the territory of Morach. 6 During the competition for the crown of Scotland, after the death of Margaret of Norway, nearly all the important strongholds of the kingdom, and among others, Dumbarton, were delivered up to Edward I.

of England. 6 Mar - Explore wharper1's board "Dumbarton" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Scotland, West coast scotland and Scotland castles pins. Dumbarton Castle is the most ancient continuously fortified place in the British Isles.

Dùn Breatainn means 'fortress of the Britains'. Records of a 'rex Alo Cluathe', or king of Dumbarton Rock, go back at least as far as 7th century Irish chronicles. The capture of Dumbarton Castle John Stewart of Dundonald, the ‘Red Stewart’, captured Dumbarton Castle from the Earl of Lennox, on behalf of James I, on the 11th of November, John Stewart of Dundonald was one of six Johns who were sons, in one way or another, of Robert II, King of Scots.

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Dumbarton Castle was a medieval stronghold which served as a wartime prison, a royal shelter and a defence against both foreign and national threats. Even the site upon which Dumbarton Castle sits -Dumbarton Rock - has an illustrious past.

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Explore over 2 rentals, view Photos, find Deals, and compare 2 Guest Reviews.Last week I was at Dumbarton Castle which is an old friend to me as I used to play around it when I was a wee girl as I lived not far from the castle. It might be a disappointment to some people as it’s not much of a castle really, well not like Edinburgh or Stirling.

But Dumbarton was the ancient capital of Strathclyde, so it’s more of a fort and has been used as such since at least AD Dumbarton Seen from Dumbarton Castle Dumbarton lies slightly inland from the north bank of the River Clyde and astride the River Leven, flowing south from Loch Lomond.

It has a history which can be traced, in fact or legend, back to the birth here of St Patrick in AD