Dumbarton Castle

Impressively situated on a volcanic rock overlooking the Firth of Clyde, Dumbarton Castle was an important royal refuge in the Middle Ages.

Dumbarton Castle

About Dumbarton Castle

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Dumbarton was the centre of the ancient kingdom of Strathclyde from the 5th century until 1018.

• The stunning views – from the White Tower Crag, one can see for miles, including the peak of Ben Lomond.
• The artillery fortifications – fine examples of early 18th-century Georgian military architecture.
• The governor’s house – a fine Georgian residence, housing some interesting artefacts found at the castle.

Image Credit: Historic Environment Scotland

Upcoming Events at Dumbarton Castle

Easter Eggsplorer Trails

Easter Eggsplorer Trails

30th March 2018 - 2nd April 2018
Can you find all of the clues and complete the challenge when Historic Environment Scotland's Easter Eggsplorer Trail returns to Dumbarton Castle?
The Rock of Ages

The Rock of Ages

9th June 2018 - 10th June 2018
Explore over 1,000 years of history from the Vikings to WWII at The Rock of Ages at Dumbarton Castle in June!

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