Castles
Duart Castle
Duart Castle is an exciting sight as you approach Craignure by ferry from Oban. It sits proudly on an exposed promontory guarding the Sound of Mull, a symbol of Mullís long and often turbulent history. The castle has been home to the Clan MacLean for over 400 years and provides an enjoyable visit with opportunities to tour the ancient keep, dungeons, banqueting hall and battlements. The Duart Castle tea room has a good reputation for home-baking whilst the views from the castle grounds are spectacular Ė camera at the ready!

Top tip! Duart Castle is just over an hourís drive from Staffa House. Itís an ideal place to spend half a day on your way to us, or on your return journey back to Craignure.

Open April Ė October. A minibus service connects from the pier at Craignure to Duart Castle at certain times throughout the day. Please check website for details.

Glengorm Caslte
Glengorm Castle is situated at the northern tip of Mull with spectacular views to the Ardnamurchan peninsula and the islands of Uist, Rhum and Canna. The Castle was built in 1860 by James Forsyth and sits in extensive grounds surrounded by coastline, forestry and hills. The interior of the castle is not open to visitors, but you can park at the attractive Glengorm Coffee Shop and enjoy short walks down to the ruined medieval fort of Dun Ara in its fine defensive position overlooking the sea. Return to the Coffee Shop for a visit to the Steadings Art Gallery and sample the delicious range of light meals and home-baking, with the opportunity to buy local Glengorm produce from the Farm Shop. Check their website for more details.
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