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A superb visitor attraction with interest and excitement for all ages. As the former Courthouse and Prison for Argyll, Inveraray Jail recreates the story of the men, women and children who were tried in the original courtroom and served their sentences in the prison.

Inverary Jail
Inverary Jail

During this wonderful self-guided tour you will step back almost two centuries with a fascinating discovery around every corner, brought vividly to life by the warders, matron and prisoners you will meet as you wander around this unique location at your own pace.

  • Discover how wrongdoers were treated before the days of Prisons in the 'Torture, Death and Damnation Exhibition'.
  • Take your seat on the public benches and eavesdrop on the original trials held in the Courtroom.
  • Get locked up in the Airing Yards and meet the Warder, Matron and Prisoners and explore the Cells in the Old Prison and the New Prison.
  • Experience the sounds and smells; try out the Prison beds and hammocks.
  • Hear the stories of the many men, women and children who were held here.
  • Sample the punishments. Experience the Whipping Table; take your turn at the Crank Wheel.
  • Visit the Prison Shop and grab your Swag

For more information visit www.inveraryjail.co.uk or call 01499 302381


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Inveraray Jail
Distance - 36 miles

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