Discover the secrets of the oldest castle in Scotland still held by the family who originally built it over 900 years ago.
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From the Firth of Clyde to Cullen Skink
The Knife Man by Wendy Moore. Read about our ancestor John Hunter, esteemed anatomist and surgeon to King George III.
Like any local heritage centre, Hunterston Castle relies for the most part on local inhabitants to help with the running of the Castle. We are so lucky to have two tour guides, of which Janet Martin is one, who are ready and willing to show our visitors the Pele...
What Our Visitors Say"Clan Hunter is unique in that it provides the solace and intimacy of a family, yet invites the individual to tell their own personal (hi)story."
LUCY JANE HUNTER-WESTON
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You will find us off the A78 just north of West Kilbride. Look for our driveway marked by stone pillars and "Hunterston Estate"
Hunterston KA23 9QG
Telephone: 07980 209060
*This number is not continuously manned, so please do leave us a message.
OPENING TIMES AND ACCESS
Acccess to Hunterston Castle is strictly by appointment. Note that as a historic monument, wheel chair access is limited. More visitor information is available on our visitors page . Please email us to arrange a visit.