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Kisimul Castle

Castle Bay, HS9 5UZ, Scotland
+44 1871 810313
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“boat trip” (26 reviews)
“small boat” (11 reviews)
Castle Bay, HS9 5UZ, Scotland
+44 1871 810313
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kisimul Castle- almost last point of our recent trip to Hebrides. Not huge and still under restoration but well worth visiting. Only way to get in is by boat which is included in price. It takes few minutes only to get there. I guessing most...More

Thank majla11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip out on the boat to visit this interesting Castle. My granddaughter did the quiz which was quite difficult but the lady on the till helped her complete it in order for her to get her badge !!!

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great icon of the island of Barra and only a short boat trip away at a very reasonable price Great views of the castle from the ferry

Thank William M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the visit. We came across on the boat trip just before they break for lunch and the time we had was sufficient. It is a great place to wander around and imagine what it would have been like to live there. Good shop...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The boat ride is great fun - short but fun! The best part is that on the return, the driver takes you around the back of the castle so you can see it from all sides. To be honest there wasn't much to see at...More

Thank sbizzle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit. Only £6 for a return trip and entry I to the castle. You pay at the castle and concession fees available too. Only very small and you can catch the next boat back or stay a little longer and take photos....More

Thank Lee T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Regular boat trips across the bay from the town to the castle. The boat returns every half hour and with not much to see, we felt we had to rush around within the half hour and make the next boat back. Nice wee castle with...More

Thank Fiona T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in macroon's loft just overlooking this castle. View was stunning so visiting was a must. Short regular boat trip takes you across. 30-40 mins is enough time to explore and get a takeaway coffee. It's under restoration but worthwhile taking the time for a...More

Thank my_life_my_choice
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Think it's my 8th visit to the castle, it keeps on getting better, money being well spent, great little gift shop and everyone is friendly ! See you 2018

Thank cameronmacmichael
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the visit. Our trip was spur of the moment and we were really pleased we did it. 45 minutes is sufficient to see it all and return to the shore. Would recommend.

Thank alitomcatwhitelinen
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Donna B
8 January 2017|
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Response from holidayaddictCorby | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay, is it Kisimul Castle on Barra you are enquiring about?, if so, yes there is a small charge, I think about £4 per adult, it is very small but steeped in history and well worth a visit x
Sue I
17 September 2015|
Response from pusscatglen | Reviewed this property |
Small charge