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Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

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Address: Dunvegan IV55 8WF, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1470 521206
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without enjoying the wealth of...

Any visit to the Isle of Skye is incomplete without enjoying the wealth of history and clan legend at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens. Built on a rocky outcrop on the shores of Loch Dunvegan, Dunvegan is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the ancestral home of the Chiefs of Clan MacLeod for 800 years. Award winning gardens, seal boat trips, cafe, gift shops and holiday cottages. grading. For more information about our opening times, admission prices, events and exhibitions, please visit our website and facebook page.

Awarded a 5* Visitor Attraction Grading by Visit Scotland in 2016.

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Great Castle and Gardens!

£12 pounds (£10 for student) and you can enjoy an experience in this wonderful Scottish castle and visit its lovely gardens and coastline.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
jacopofasolo1992
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Chihuahua, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful , charming and speechless scenery!!! Couldn't believe to have all those seals together . One of the most beautiful experience in the highlands tour.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

£12 pounds (£10 for student) and you can enjoy an experience in this wonderful Scottish castle and visit its lovely gardens and coastline.

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic piece of Scottish History, interesting for the adults and kids enjoyed hunting for keys in each room. Guides were knowledgable and helpful. The gardens were gorgeous (make sure you take your camera)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overlooking the water, this beautiful turetted castle is still owned by the family. You can go on a self guided tour and see the furniture and some mudeum pieces such as Bonny Prince Charley's vest, a claymore, an elephant's tusk and a pictish stone. The gardens are open and you can take a boat ride to see the seals.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'd been wanting to go to this castle for a long time. On my last trip, the castle was closed I was unable to visit. On this last trip, I was FINALLY able to go. While it is gracious the MacLeod family opens their home to allow the public to visit and glimpse the beauty within, I feel like more... More 

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Thank MaevesMomma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an interesting visit to the ancestral home of the Macleod's with lots of history of the family and lots to look at in the castle with the staff really keen to tell you more. The gardens where a lovely for a leisurely stroll whith lots of flowering plants in bloom. The waterfalls made for some lovely photo opportunities.... More 

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Thank Roy P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very interesting castle that overlooks its amazing gardens and highlands scenery. Good day out with the family or even for a couple as we were. It is worth viewing!

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Thank Elise F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Highly recommended for castle and garden lovers. It is a lovely place to walk round and steeped in history. Lovely gardens and walks and the seal sight seeing tour we went on was great too. It is pricey but I would expect that for a property of this size, maintaining it cannot be cheap. Wee worth a look though, thoroughly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the castle on a nice day, so we strolled along the gardens for quite some time. They are worth checking out! There are some pretty cool artifacts in the castle, but it was just another castle to me. I would recommend asking questions to the staff to make your journey in the castle more interesting. The part on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A very interesting castle in stunning surroundings! Good facilities and beautiful gardens. Also options to go on boat trips!

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