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Kisimul Castle, Barra

The only one in the Western Isles

Barra Kisimul castle

You can't miss Kisimul Castle - you'll see it as you arrive on the ferry to Barra. It's the only surviving medieval castle in the Western Isles, built on a rock in the middle of the bay. It's a five-minute boat trip from Castlebay, and you can explore the three-storey tower house, once the seat of the Chiefs of Clan Macneil. As you'd expect, the view from the battlements is spectacular.

Visit our Barra destination page for more information on how to get to Barra. 

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