Best castles in Isle of Skye

Check out the top castles in Isle of Skye, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Eilean Donan Castle
1. Eilean Donan Castle
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47 local reviews
Eilean Donan Castle, Dornie
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+44 1599 555202
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Steven
As one of the most iconic images of Scotland, Eilean Donan is recognised all around the world. Situated on an…
Steve
Fantastic castle. Been in many a movie, including: Highlander, The World Is Not Enough (James Bond),…
Yvonne
The castle sits on a peninsula in Loch Duich. This is one of the most-photographed sites in Scotland. Inside…
1. Eilean Donan Castle
1. Eilean Donan Castle
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47 local reviews
Eilean Donan Castle, Dornie
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+44 1599 555202
Steven
Steven
As one of the most iconic images of Scotland, Eilean Donan is recognised all around the world. Situated on an island at the point where…
Steve
Steve
Fantastic castle. Been in many a movie, including: Highlander, The World Is Not Enough (James Bond), Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Rob Roy,…
Yvonne
Yvonne
The castle sits on a peninsula in Loch Duich. This is one of the most-photographed sites in Scotland. Inside the castle you will experience…
2. Dunvegan Castle
2. Dunvegan Castle
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23 local reviews
Dunvegan Castle
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John
It is a 10-15 minute drive from the house and is an amazing day out, suitable for the whole family. The…
Lachie
Dunvegan Castle is a castle a mile and a half to the north of Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye, situated off the…
Margaret
Home of the clan MacLeod. You can tour around the castle, visit the gardens or take a trip on the seal boats -…
2. Dunvegan Castle
2. Dunvegan Castle
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23 local reviews
Dunvegan Castle
John
John
It is a 10-15 minute drive from the house and is an amazing day out, suitable for the whole family. The historic seat of the Clan McLeod,…
Lachie
Lachie
Dunvegan Castle is a castle a mile and a half to the north of Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye, situated off the West coast of Scotland. It is…
Margaret
Margaret
Home of the clan MacLeod. You can tour around the castle, visit the gardens or take a trip on the seal boats - a great family day out. Also…
3. Dunvegan Castle
3. Dunvegan Castle
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Dunvegan Castle
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
01470 521206
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John
It is a 10-15 minute drive from the house and is an amazing day out, suitable for the whole family. The…
Irene
Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without savouring the wealth of history at Dunvegan Castle &…
Bethan
Great if you are interested in history, particularly the MacLeod Clan. Nice castle gardens in spring / summer…
3. Dunvegan Castle
3. Dunvegan Castle
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16 local reviews
Dunvegan Castle
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
01470 521206
John
John
It is a 10-15 minute drive from the house and is an amazing day out, suitable for the whole family. The historic seat of the Clan McLeod,…
Irene
Irene
Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without savouring the wealth of history at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens. Built on a rocky outcrop…
Bethan
Bethan
Great if you are interested in history, particularly the MacLeod Clan. Nice castle gardens in spring / summer and seal boat trips
4. Castle Tioram
4. Castle Tioram
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4 local reviews
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Alison
Ruined castle in very scenic surroundings. Sadly you can't get in any more, but you can walk around the castle…
Allison
Ruined castle on islet reached by a causeway. Beautiful views, white sand beach.
Anna
Ruined castle on a tidal island with lovely landscape and beach.
4. Castle Tioram
4. Castle Tioram
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4 local reviews
Alison
Alison
Ruined castle in very scenic surroundings. Sadly you can't get in any more, but you can walk around the castle when the tide's out. Nice…
Allison
Allison
Ruined castle on islet reached by a causeway. Beautiful views, white sand beach.
Anna
Anna
Ruined castle on a tidal island with lovely landscape and beach.
5. Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum
5. Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum
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10 local reviews
Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
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Debra
Lots to see and do visit the castle ruins, look around the museum, Look up your ancestors in the Library,…
Barbara And Rick
Its a lovely run down to the South of the Island. There is a visitor centre, a museum and cafe and some nice…
Bethan
Castle building, lovely garden grounds, café, shop and museum with a good amount of local history and Skye…
5. Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum
5. Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum
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Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+44 1471 844305
Debra
Debra
Lots to see and do visit the castle ruins, look around the museum, Look up your ancestors in the Library, beautiful gardens to roam around…
Barbara And Rick
Barbara And Rick
Its a lovely run down to the South of the Island. There is a visitor centre, a museum and cafe and some nice walks in the grounds of…
Bethan
Bethan
Castle building, lovely garden grounds, café, shop and museum with a good amount of local history and Skye ancestry information
6. Clan Donald Centre
6. Clan Donald Centre
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Clan Donald Centre, Ardvasar
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Margaret
Explore the historic gardens and woodland trails around Armadale Castle, learn about Highland history in the…
D.J.
Castle gardens. Great for a scenic stroll between interesting species of trees and plants.
6. Clan Donald Centre
6. Clan Donald Centre
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Clan Donald Centre, Ardvasar
Margaret
Margaret
Explore the historic gardens and woodland trails around Armadale Castle, learn about Highland history in the fascinating Museum of the Isles
D.J.
D.J.
Castle gardens. Great for a scenic stroll between interesting species of trees and plants.
7. Isle of Skye
7. Isle of Skye
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Isle of Skye
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Steven
The Isle of Skye, connected to Scotland's northwest coast by bridge, is known for its rugged landscapes,…
Jane & John
You can drive to Skye from Inverness in around 2 hours or you can take one of the many organised tours. Set…
7. Isle of Skye
7. Isle of Skye
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8 local reviews
Isle of Skye
Steven
Steven
The Isle of Skye, connected to Scotland's northwest coast by bridge, is known for its rugged landscapes, picturesque fishing villages and…
Jane & John
Jane & John
You can drive to Skye from Inverness in around 2 hours or you can take one of the many organised tours. Set off early and take your time…