St John's Castle

St John's Castle information

Stranraer , Scotland
George St
Opening hours
10am-1pm & 1.30-4.30pm Tue-Sat Jun-Sep
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Worth a quick visit, St John's Castle is a tower built in 1510 by the Adairs of Kihilt, a powerful local family. The old stone cells carry a distinctly musty smell. There are displays and a couple of videos that trace its history and, from the top of the castle, superb views of Loch Ryan.