Dunvegan Castle overlooks Loch Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye. It is the seat of the MacLeod Clan and has been continuously occupied by the MacLeod clan for over 800 years, making it one of the oldest continuously inhabited castles in Scotland.
The castle is open to visitors and features a variety of attractions, including a museum that showcases the history of the MacLeod clan and the castle itself, as well as the castle's gardens and the famous Fairy Flag, a legendary artifact of the clan.
The gardens at Dunvegan Castle are particularly noteworthy, featuring a wide variety of plants and trees from around the world, including exotic species such as Japanese maples, Himalayan rhododendrons, and Chilean fire trees. The gardens also include a walled garden, a water garden, and a woodland garden, as well as a range of sculptures and other artistic features.
Dunvegan Castle is a must-see attraction for anyone visiting the Isle of Skye, offering a fascinating glimpse into the history and culture of this unique part of Scotland.
Located outside the village of Dunvegan and about 5 miles from the Three Chimneys.
Open from 1st April to Mid October.