Man, 43, dies after Greenan Castle fall

Greenan Castle Greenan Castle was built in 1603 by John Kennedy of Baltersan

A 43-year-old man has died after apparently falling from a castle near Ayr.

A spokeswoman for Strathclyde Police said officers were called to Greenan Castle at about 17:20.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is being treated as a tragic accident.

Greenan Castle is a 17th century tower house which sits at the summit of a vertical cliff leading down to the beach.

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