Dog Friendly Day Out in Scotland

Dunbeg
Western Scotland

Telephone: 0131 668 8800
Website: www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/ind

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Key Info:
Near Dunbeg 5 km North of Oban off the A85. Grid reference NM 882 344. Large grassed areas are suitable for relaxing or picnics in a peaceful setting with a wealth of birdsong.

Description:
Built before 1275 on a huge rock overlooking the Firth of Lorn, Dunstaffnage was the mighty stronghold of the MacDougalls. The castle, with its huge curtain wall, was captured by Robert the Bruce in 1309 and remained in royal possession for some years. Dunstaffnage became the temporary prison of Flora MacDonald in 1746.

Opening Times:
Visit Historic Scotland's website for details.

Dog Restrictions:
Dogs are permitted in the grounds if kept on a leash. They are not permitted in roofed buildings. Owners are asked to be sensitive to the effect of their dogs on others, esepcially children. Poop scoops are available from the steward at staffed sites. Please clear up after your dog.

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