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The castle ruins are set in a fantastic location.

The castle ruins are set in a fantastic location. We hiked down a steep embankment through fields... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TBC2012
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Orlando, Florida
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Lovely set of ruins on a picturesque cliff side where, on clear sides, you can glimpse the Outer... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
tuffnaygubbuns
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The castle ruins are set in a fantastic location. We hiked down a steep embankment through fields with lots of sheep to the rocky shore below the castle. A really nice stop!

Thank TBC2012
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t worth visiting. Was ruins but couldn’t walk around it so wasn’t much to see or do there. Waste of time and wouldn’t recommend.

1  Thank JetSetter03
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Lovely set of ruins on a picturesque cliff side where, on clear sides, you can glimpse the Outer Hebrides. Sheep grazing everywhere with their little lambs when we visited, which was extremely cute. Very much worth your time if you've done the research - go...More

1  Thank tuffnaygubbuns
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Beautiful spot on a clear day with the mountains of Harris across the ocean and a wild rocky coastline all around. Not much to the ruins but well worth a stop for the location.Walk down to the rocky shore and explore with hardly a soul...More

Thank Scotlandmac
Reviewed 17 June 2018

This castle ruin is only a few minutes' walk from the road so worth a stop if passing by. There is not much left of it, but its position high on cliffs with wide sweeping views is beautiful. There are three chambers still existing -...More

1  Thank fiona07
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Very much a ruin but is a good spot to stop off for photos or a picnic. Part of the wild landscape in the north end of Skye.

Thank MrsFaz74
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

You just stop on the road and walk half a mile. The ruins are on top of a steep hill. It’s totally worth it to go down and see the reefs with the ruins on top Take a jacket because the wind is strong and...More

1  Thank afagundes
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

A fair weather place to visit because you walk a short distance from a small lay-by through a farmer’s field to reach the ruins at the end of the headland. That’s it, you can’t get in, it’s dangerous as the walls are unstable & to...More

1  Thank Tony G
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Ok... This is just the ruin of a 14/15th century castle.... but.... with the use of a little imagination.... you could envisage life as it may have been on this wind swept headland. Beautiful scenery.... Kids much prefer ruins to actual habitable castles... They somehow...More

Thank Georgette2324
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Castle built in the 14th and 15th century, North coast of Isle of Skye. During the 17th century, it was the seat of the chiefs of Clan MacDonald of Sleat.

Thank VeMu
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