Urquhart Castle

Urquhart Castle is a ruined castle that is situated on a headland overlooking Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. It remains an impressive sight despite being in ruins as it was once one of Scotland’s largest castles.

Originally built in the 13th century it fell into ruin after it was abandoned in the 17th century. It figured prominently during the Scottish Wars of Independence in the 14th century and has quite a bloody past.

Today, the castle is a popular attraction for visitors. Open throughout the year, the castle has a visitor centre with an exhibition of Urquhart’s history, as well as all facilities, a café, gift shop and plentiful parking. More information can be found here:

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Urquhart Castle 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 6.1℃ to 9.1℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (N)
Monday, May 29partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.9℃ to 8.6℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, May 30clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.2℃ to 11.1℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, May 31fog
Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 11.6℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (NE)
Thursday, Jun 01fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 9℃ to 11.5℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (ENE)
Friday, Jun 02clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 8.9℃ with wind speed 1.4 m/sec (ENE)
Saturday, Jun 03clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.9℃ to 12.8℃ with wind speed 0.7 m/sec (E)

Urquhart weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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