Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, Dunvegan

3.9
#1 of 9 in Historic Sites in Isle of Skye
As the home of the MacLeod clan for more than 800 years, Dunvegan Castle & Gardens stands as the longest-inhabited castle in Scotland. Perched on a rocky outcrop along Loch Dunvegan, the castle features both a large collection of art and colorful gardens. Take a tour to see oil paintings and artifacts such as the famous Fairy Flag banner inside, and diverse plants, wooded glades, and waterfall-fed pools in the 2 hectares (5 acres) of formal gardens outside. Venture onto the loch aboard a boat to see the local seal colony or to cast a line for fish. Nearby campgrounds and cottages offer accommodation if you wish to extend your stay in the area. Put Dunvegan Castle & Gardens and other Isle of Skye attractions into our Isle of Skye trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The castle was nicely restored and had good signage as you toured the rooms with period decor. Most impressive were the gardens, which were expertly maintained. There is a walled garden, round garden,...  more »
  • £45 entry for a family of four plus on OAP was too much. The gardens are lovely but the house was disappointing, no guided tours as it was too busy! Yet no written guide and there was meant to be peop...  more »
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  • Very interesting castle with friendly staff. Good value and a terrific location. The gardens are stacked with interesting plants.
  • An interesting piece of history, showing Skye's past. Worth an hour or two on a rainy day. Excellent coffee and food.
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