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Visit the mighty stronghold of the ‘Kings of the Isles’ where Jacobite heroine Flora MacDonald was believed to have been held in prisoner. On an immense rock overlooking the Firth of Lorn near Oban stands the remains of one of the oldest stone...more
This is a lovely castle and a great place to visit in a really lovely setting.
There are info boards and the museum bit gives lots of interesting information.
It a lovely place to while away an hour or so, especially in a nice day.
While this is only a small castle ruin it is really interesting and very well presented. The background story and the booklet provide a great insight into the history of the castle. The “ruins” are in sufficiently good condition that you can get a good...More
You can’t get the full measure of Scotland from any one historical site. Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel gives you a small piece of the puzzle that forms Scotland’s rich tapestry.
Special thanks to the friendly and helpful staff, Angela in particular, who not only gave...More
First of all the welcome was very helpful and nice (even thought the weather was very ... Scottish).
The walk around the ruins was a nice moment with enough explanation just tonguve the highlights without saturation. After the visit of castle, a little path walks...More
This really was a very humbling experience for us. If you like your history, are a romantic and traditionalist at heart, you simply must stop here a while. To stand and look out to sea as the inhabitants did many centuries ago, keeping an eye...More
As Dunstaffnage comes under the care of Historic Scotland, it has all the expected information boards that outline the history of the castle and give a picture of what it once looked like.
Thereafter, it is simply a matter of wandering round the ruins and...More
We visited on a drizzly day - some of the castle had indoor shelter but most was exposed to the elements - so come prepared. An introductory display explained the context and the link to Bonnie Prince Charlie (Flora MacDonald was imprisoned here) and we...More
The castle is mostly in ruins yet the building is impressive and transports you to Medieval times. The information boards are helpful. There is a nice small shop with some Celtic crafts. The best part is the view - the bay with its boats and...More