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Bannerman Castle

Bannerman Castle

Enjoy special events, movie nights, and theatrical events by Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival and Theatre on the Road at the Scottish-style castle on the Hudson River was built in the early 1900s by Frank Bannerman, VI. to store military surplus items. The Pollepel shuttles you to the island for the performances and events. Trails have some rough terrain, 75 stairs. Accessible via water only. Advance booking is required for all tours! Departs from Beacon Long Dock.

Winner Dutchess Tourism History Award of Distinction

Important Features

  • Groups Welcome
  • Award Winner

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