Fodor's Expert Review Duart Castle

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The 13th-century Duart Castle stands dramatically atop a cliff overlooking the Sound of Mull. The ancient seat of the Macleans, it was ruined by the Campbells, their archenemies, in 1691 but restored by Sir Fitzroy Maclean in 1911. Inside you can visit the dungeons and state rooms, then climb the keep for a view of the waterfront. Nearby stands the Millennium Wood, planted in 2000 with indigenous trees. To reach Duart by car, take the A849 and turn left around the shore of Duart Bay. From Craignure's ferry port, there is a direct bus that takes you to the castle in about 10 minutes.

Castle/Palace/Chateau Historical Fodor's Choice

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A849
Craignure, Argyll and Bute  PA64 6AP, Scotland

01680-812309

www.duartcastle.com

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Rate Includes: £6.50, Closed Nov.–Mar.

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