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Kisimul Castle

The only significant surviving medieval castle in the Western Isles

Kisimul Castle

The only significant surviving medieval castle in the Western Isles, seat of the Chiefs of Clan Macneil.

Highlights

  • The castle’s location – spectacularly sited on a rock in the bay, and known locally as the ‘Castle in the Sea’.
  • The boat trip – take the short journey and follow in the wake of the clan chiefs.
  • The tower-house battlements – offering fine panoramas around Castle Bay

Location

Region – Western Isles
Postcode: HS9 5UZ

Opening arrangements

Summer only
1 April - 30 September, Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun, 9.30am to 5.30pm (last entry 5pm), weather permitting

Admission prices

Summer
Adult £5.50, Child £3.30, Concession £4.40

Events at Kisimul Castle

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5 September 2015

Weaving the Unicorn exhibition

Stirling Castle

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The Other Mary Exhibition

Stirling Castle

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Jack Vettriano Exhibition

Duff House

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Wandering Home - an exhibition by Thomas Joshua Cooper

Glasgow Cathedral

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Highlanders in Revolt!

Urquhart Castle

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