Castles around the Isle of Mull

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Moy Castle

Moy Castle stands on a low rock platform at the head of Loch Buie and was built in the 15th century by Hector MacLean, brother of Maclean of Duart and the founder of the re-named MacLaines of Lochbuie who made it their home. Read more

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Dun Ara Castle

Dun Ara Castle is located on the Glengorm estate near Tobermory. It occupies the summit of a prominent rocky outcrop. The ascent is easy from the south-east side and the castle's foundations are clearly visible. Read more

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Glengorm Castle

Glengorm Castle overlooks the Atlantic and has views out to the Outer Hebrides and Islands of Uist, Rum and Canna. The Castle was built in 1860 and sits at the headland of Glengorm's vast area of coastline, forestry, lochs and hills. Read more

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Aros Castle

Aros Castle is thought to have been built by one of the MacDougall Lords of Lorn in the 13th century. Once the major stronghold of the Lords of the Isles, first comes on record in the later 14th century when it was in the possession of the Lords of the Isles. Read more

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Duart Castle

The oldest inhabited castle on Mull, home to the 28th Chief of Clan Maclean. Visit state rooms in the 13th century keep, take a journey back through the ages in the exhibition of clan history, see the prisoners in the dungeons and climb to the top of the keep for spectacular views. Read more

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Torosay Castle

Torosay Castle is a Victorian 'Scottish baronial' mansion designed by architect David Bryce in 1856 and completed in 1858 for John Campbell, replacing Achnacroish House. It was sold to Arbuthnot Charles Guthrie in 1865. Read more

  • Mull and Iona Diary

    • Events on August 1, 2014
      Bunessan Show
      Starts: 12:00 am
      Ends: August 2, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Location: School in Bunessan
      Description: An annual typical agricultural show, with competitions, games and interest for all the family.https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bunessan-Show/288383836478
    • Events on August 7, 2014
      Salen Show
      Starts: 12:00 am
      Ends: August 8, 2014 - 12:00 am
      Location: Aros fields nr Salen
      Description: The Isle of Mull’s annual agricultural/horse/food/craft show is held at the Salen Showground, Aros, Salen on the Thursday 7th August 2014. It is one of the highlights of the farming calendar in Mull with locals and visitors enjoying a great family day out.
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    • Events on August 8, 2014
      Angus Lyon and Duncan Lyall
      Starts: 8:30 pm
      Ends: August 8, 2014 - 9:30 pm
      Location: An Tobar, The Tobermory Arts Centre, Argyll Terrace, Tobermory, United Kingdom
      Description: Two Celtic Connections New Voices Commissions.
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