The path to Threave Castle

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Threave Castle © David Gill

Threave Castle, in the care of Historic Scotland (HES), lies in the National Trust for Scotland Threave Estate. It was subjected to flooding as a result of ‘Storm Desmond’. The path through the estate is clearly marked by Ministry signs directing visitors to the ferry.

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Threave Castle © David Gill

The castle lies on an island in the middle of the river Dee and is reached by the official ferry.

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Threave Castle © David Gill
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Threave Castle © David Gill

Author: David Gill

David Gill is Honorary Professor in the Centre for Heritage at the University of Kent, and Honorary Research Fellow in the School of History and an Academic Associate in SISJAC at UEA; Professor of Archaeological Heritage.

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