Kisimul Castle

Castles

Castlebay, Isle of Barra, HS9 5UZ

    Dating from the 15th century, Kisimul is the only significant surviving medieval castle in the Outer Hebrides.

    Kisimul Castle is the seat of the chief of Clan Macneil, who settled in Barra in the 11th century. Kisimul is known as the ‘Castle in the Sea’ due to its location on a rock in the bay, and can be accessed by taking a five minute boat trip from Castle Bay.

    Kisimul takes the form of a three-storey tower house, and from the battlements you can enjoy stunning views of Castle Bay and the surrounding area.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Ticket Information
    Ticket Type
    Ticket Tariff
    Adult £5.50 per ticket
    Child £3.30 per ticket
    Concessions £4.40 per ticket

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Catering

    • Shop

    Facilities

    • ASVA Member

    Transport

    • On Public Transport Route

    Children

    • Children Welcome

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Wedding Services

    • Religious Ceremony
    • Wedding Packages Available

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

    Journey Planner
    Share

    What's Nearby

    Recently Viewed