To change your logo go to the 'Page Master' under the 'Design' menu

Scottish anchorages

Castles

There are loads of castles from the well restored and occupied like Castle Duart, to the crumbling and very ruined Ardtornish Castle. 89 of them in Argyll alone I understand. For maximum castle density head for the Sound of Mull. Or take your pick from, in alphabetical order of anchorage:

 

Achadun Castle, Lismore: very ruined

Ardencaple Bay, Firth of Lorne: Ardfad Castle; hardly anything left

Ardtornish Bay, Sound of Mull: Ardtornish Castle; ruined, great viewpoint

Aros Castle, Sound of Mull: ruined

Canna: Coroghan Castle; very ruined but lovely beach

Castle Sween, Kintyre: massive ruin plus caravan site

Dallens Bay, Lower Loch Linnhe: Castle Stalker; picture postcard, restored, privately owned but does tours

Duart Castle, Sound of Mull: the epicentre of Clan Maclean, well worth a visit

Dunstaffnage Castle: Lower Loch Linnhe, good example of medieval castle, quite a lot left

Gallanach Bay, Firth of Lorne: Duntrune Castle; privately owned, restored

Garvellachs, Firth of Lorne: Dun Chonnuill castle; hardly anything left, hard of access

Gylen Castle, Firth of Lorne, Kerrera: great position, a lot of ruin to inspect

Kinlochaline Castle, Loch Aline, Sound of Mull: privately owned, hidden away.

Lagavulin, Islay: Dunyvaig castle; very ruined

Loch Breachacha, Coll: the old castle; restored, privately owned

Loch Buie, South Mull: Castle Moy; ruined, being stabilised

Loch Moidart: Tioram Castle, disintegrating

Mingary Bay, Loch Sunart: Mingary Castle; privately owned, ruin, inaccessible, being restored

Oban, Firth of Lorne: Dunollie Castle; creepy ivy covered ruin, being stabilised

Port na Moralachd, Lismore: Castle Coeffin; ruined

Rum, Kinloch castle: amazing Edwardian pile, a must see (before it is too late)

Shuna Castle, Lower Loch Linnhe: ruined

South Shian, Loch Creran: Barcaldine Castle; wonderfully restored L plan house, up market B&B

Tarbert Castle, Kintyre; better view from than of

Torosay Castle, Sound of Mull: Victorian gothic, now closed to the public, wonderful gardens but also closed

 

 

 

 

Duntrune castle

Please let me know if there is anything wrong or out of date on this page, or if there is anything I should add - by clicking HERE

Duntrune Castle, Gallanach Bay

Dunstaffnage Castle

Dunstaffnage Castle