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Castles on Mull

The Isle of Mull is well endowed with castles – ancient and modern.  From the early middle-ages to the 19th Century Mull has been a desired location for both the defensive and the decorative castle.

Unless otherwise credited, all the photographs on the Moy Castle pages are courtesy of Mr Duncan Strachan.


Dun Ara Castle

Dun Ara Castle stands 8km north west of Tobermory. It occupies the summit of one of several prominent rocky outcrops that lie scattered along the shores of Mishnish in the neighbourhood of Sorne Point. Read more


Glengorm Castle

Glengorm Castle is approximately 5.5 miles from the junction with the B882 Tobermory - Dervaig road. Read more


Moy Castle, Lochbuie

The main first floor has an impressive barrel-vaulted chamber which probably served as the main hall in the original arrangement. At the NE end of the hall there appears to be a raised platform or dais. Read more


Torosay Castle

Designed in the Scottish Baronial style by David Bryce Read more


Aros Castle

One of the earliest is Aros Castle, probably 13th C, which had a commanding view over the central part of the Sound of Mull and was also in sight of Ardtornish Castle on Morvern which is contemporary with Aros Castle. Read more


Duart Castle, Craignure

Duart Castle is one of the most imposing castles on the west coast of Scotland. Read more