Dunskey Castle

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Dunskey Castle is a ruined tower, 0.5 miles south of Portpatrick. It is a scheduled monument and considered a 'nationally important' archaeological site.
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About Dunskey Castle

Dunskey Castle is a ruined tower, 0.5 miles south of Portpatrick. It is a scheduled monument and considered a 'nationally important' archaeological site. Dunskey was built in the mid-16th century for the Adairs of Kinhilt. This family also owned the Castle of St John in Stranraer. The building has been derelict since 1700. There is no access to the castle interior, but it can be seen from the on coastal path from Portpatrick. Visitors are advised to stay on the path.

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