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Weddings at Kisimul Castle

Ceremonies Only

view into courtyard at Kisimul Castle

We are unable to accept wedding bookings at Kisimul Castle at the moment. Apologies for any inconvenience.

The best preserved medieval castle in the Western Isles, seat of the chiefs of Clan MacNeil.

Sitting on a rocky islet in the bay just off the coast of Barra, Kisimul Castle provides a breathtaking setting for wedding ceremonies.

Venue Details


Great Hall
This is the only area with natural daylight.

Alternative area which is not covered and is therefore available weather permitting.


You can make your wedding photographs special by hiring Kisimul Castle specifically for your photographs, even if you are holding your ceremony elsewhere. Please note that at sites where we offer ceremonies, we do not accept photography bookings more than two months in advance of the wedding date. For information on the fee and how to book your photography please contact Kisimul Castle directly on 01871 810 313 or visit our wedding photography page.


In Castlebay, Isle of Barra, reached by small boat from Castlebay (5 min trip, weather permitting)
Postcode: HS9 5UZ

Contact Us

Weddings Team
Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House
Salisbury Place
Tel: +44 (0)131 668 8831

Submit your enquiry online

Use our online enquiry form to submit an overview of your wedding requirements. Our weddings team will then contact you to discuss suitable options for your big day.