Dunvegan Castle

Dunvegan Castle is of the greatest and most renowned Hebridean strongholds. It is the only one that a single family has continuously owned and occupied, throughout a period now spanning eight centuries.

  • Fascinating history
  • Stunning scenery
  • Beautiful castle gardens
  • Seat of the MacLeod Clan
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Easy

  • Duration

    3h30

  • Max. passengers

    35

  • Booking Code

    E-PRT5

  • From

    $ 172

  • Notices

    Warm, waterproof layers of clothing and comfortable walking shoes.

Depart the charming port of Portree and drive to the west coast of the Isle of Skye, to the castle of Dunvegan. It has been the seat of the MacLeod Clan chiefs since the 13th century. Dunvegan Castle is of the greatest and most renowned Hebridean strongholds. It is the only one that a single family has continuously owned and occupied, throughout a period now spanning eight centuries.The castle houses priceless heirlooms, some of which have passed through the hands of the Chiefs of MacLeod since medieval times, including treasures like the Dunvegan Cup, the mysterious Fairy Flag and Rory Mor’s Horn.Explore the lovely gardens that surround the waterfall, known as Rory Mor’s cascade.Enjoy the varied landscape as you return to Portree, including views of the dramatic Cuillin Mountains.

Practical information:

  • Remarks/requirements: Warm, waterproof layers of clothing and comfortable walking shoes.

  • Walking information: At guests' discretion, mainly flat and even, multiple steps in the castle

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

  • Language: English.