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TITLE
Dunvegan Castle
EXTERNAL ID
PC_JMSTRACHAN_277
PLACENAME
Dunvegan
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Duirinish
CREATOR
JM Strachan
SOURCE
J I R Martin
ASSET ID
29098
KEYWORDS
castles
Dunvegan Castle

Dunvegan Castle is a castle at Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye, situated off the west coast of Scotland.

It is the seat of the Macleod of MacLeod, chief of the Clan MacLeod. Dunvegan Castle is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the stronghold of the Chiefs of MacLeod for nearly 800 years.

Originally designed to keep people out, it was first opened to visitors in 1933. Since then, Dunvegan has consistently ranked as one of Scotland's premier visitor attractions and underpins the local economy of North West Skye.

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Dunvegan Castle

INVERNESS: Duirinish

castles

J I R Martin

Dunvegan Castle is a castle at Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye, situated off the west coast of Scotland. <br /> <br /> It is the seat of the Macleod of MacLeod, chief of the Clan MacLeod. Dunvegan Castle is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the stronghold of the Chiefs of MacLeod for nearly 800 years. <br /> <br /> Originally designed to keep people out, it was first opened to visitors in 1933. Since then, Dunvegan has consistently ranked as one of Scotland's premier visitor attractions and underpins the local economy of North West Skye.