Impressively situated on a volcanic rock overlooking the Firth of Clyde, Dumbarton Castle was an important royal refuge in the Middle Ages.
About Dumbarton Castle
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
Sorry, but we have no upcoming events for Dumbarton Castle. If you know of an event taking place at Dumbarton Castle or anywhere else in Glasgow tell us about it
and we'll list it on the website, for free!
The Blue Light Festival returns to Riverside Museum over the September Weekend featuring an array of emergency vehicles old and new!
Des Dillon, writer of Singin I’m No A Billy I’m A Tim, brings his HILARIOUS smash hit dark comedy, Witches Fae Easterhoose to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow!
Featuring the songs that have rung round Celtic Park over the years (performed by a live band), Celtic - The Musical tells the amazing story of this legendary club.
Shrek The Musical, the all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy, is coming to the King's Theatre Glasgow this Autumn!
Strictly Come Dancing - The Live Tour returns for a fab-u-lous twelfth year to The SSE Hydro Glasgow in February!
Advertise With Us
Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!
Click here to find out more »