Old Castle Lachlan, Loch Fyne – Argyll Castle

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Old Castle Lachlan, Loch Fyne

Historic Building, West Coast, northwest Scotland, UK

Old Castle Lachlan Loch Fyne

Old Castle Lachlan

Location: south side of Loch Fyne – south of Strachur, Scottish Highlands, UK

Access to much of this ruined Castle when visited in 2006

Looking north over Lachlan Bay to the Old Castle Lachlan
Old Castle Lachlan Loch Fyne

Open-roofed interior of the Castle
Old Castle Lachlan interior

Ruined walls to the north east corner
Old Castle Lachlan exterior

Lachlan Bay, view from the Castle looking south
Lachlan Bay

Old Castle Lachlan Photos © Adrian Welch / Isabelle Lomholt

This historic structure is a ruined 15th-century castle on the shore of Loch Fyne, within the Cowal Peninsula, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It was the stronghold of Clan MacLachlan until 1746 when it was attacked by British Government forces. New Castle Lachlan was built as a replacement in 1790, around 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) to the north-east. It is protected as a scheduled monument.


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