Fodor's Expert Review Dun Carloway Broch

Carloway and Callanish Ruins

Discover one of the country's best-preserved Iron Age brochs (circular stone towers). These fortified residences are exclusive to Scotland, and Dun Carloway Broch dominates the scattered community of the same name. The mysterious tower was probably built around 2,000 years ago as protection against seaborne raiders. The nearby visitor center explains all about the broch, its history, and its setting.

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Carloway, Western Isles  HS2 9AZ, Scotland

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