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Skelmorlie Castle (also known as Skelmorlay, Skelmorly)3932

Brief Description

Skelmorlie Castle is situated in an elevated position overlooking the Firth of Clyde. The designed landscape includes woodland, an orchard, terraced lawns and formal gardens.


Skelmorlie Castle was the ancient seat of Clan Montgomery and the Earls of Eglinton. By the mid-17th century there were orchards and woodland. Further blocks of trees had been planted by the mid-19th century. The northern part of the designed landscape has been encroached on by the town of Skelmorlie. In 1962 the castle was restored and subdivided. The castle was for sale as a single unit in 2007.

  • Terrace
  • Lawn