Kisimul Castle

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Kisimul Castle is the only significant surviving medieval castle in the Western Isles, seat of the chiefs of Clan Macneil. In Castlebay, Isle of Barra, reached by small boat from Castlebay (five minute trip, weather permitting). Opening Times: Open Summer only. Admission Prices: Adult: £4.50; Child£2.25; Concession £3.50 (Incl boat).

Kisimul Castle

Isle of Barra
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The Isles of Barra and Vatersay are the most Southerly inhabited islands in the Outer Hebrides and the most Westerly in the U.K. White Sandy beaches and beautiful scenery mixed with a rich history and a strong community spirit are only some of the reasons that Barra and Vatersay won The Best Island Community, Best Scottish Community and Best UK Community Awards at the 2008 Calor Village of The Year awards