Situated in the centre of the town, this castle and the displays within it tell the story of the history of how the village then town was born. Pity the medieval houses didn't survive, because it would have enhanced the woe experience.
Well worth a...更多
This place is great happened upon it my mistake. Staff are friendly. Entry is free and the exhibits are well displayed and thought out. Lots of stairs but it is worth the climb to get the view from the top.
We eventually found it - didn't quite expect it to be slap bang in the middle of the shopping centre. A friendly young man at the door gave us a brief introduction and then left us to wander at will. The stairs are a bit...更多
A seasonal attraction well worth a visit. This medieval tower house tied in with a Stranraer Museum visit 100 yards or so up the street is excellent. The Castle by its nature has a winding stone staircase with disabled access on ground floor only. The...更多
Turned up and checked opening times and either I could not find the door, presume it was the green one with padlock or it wasn't. Come on Stranraer, you have such a few places in town make the most of them! Please do something with...更多
The Castle of St John is a medieval tower house, built around 1500 by the Adairs of Kilhilt, one of the most powerful families in Wigtownshire (Galloway and Dumfries). Over the centuries it has been a fortress, a home, a local court, a military garrison,...更多
I visited the castle on a wet spring day and was pleasantly surprised by the warm welcome from the staff and I found the castle and the information supplied fascinating.
I spent about 1 1/2 hours going round every nook and cranny and reading all...更多