Built in the 13th century, Duart Castle is the seat of Clan MacLean and is located 3 miles from Craignure overlooking Duart Bay.
For over 700 years, Duart Castle has dominated the view to the Sound of Mull and Loch Linnhe with its huge curtain walls and solid keep. Tour the Castle, explore the grounds, take in the breathtaking views and learn more about the Ancient home of Clan Maclean. Don’t forget to visit Duart Castle Tearoom for breakfast, lunch and delicious homemade cakes!
Visit us today and explore the turbulent past of the Clan, the battles and the love stories. Stand under and admire the stone Clan Crest or enjoy the blossoming Rowan Tree in the Castle Courtyard. Explore the ancient 13th Century Keep and ghostly Dungeons. Browse the magnificent Banqueting Hall and quaint Edwardian State Rooms. Walk the Battlements and lose yourself in the breathtaking views looking out across the Sound of Mull.
There is more to enjoy outside within the Castle grounds, including Millennium Wood and Duart Point, a promontory which can be explored on foot.
Finish your visit with homegrown, homemade food in the Duart Castle Tearoom or treat a loved one with a unique gift in the “Macleans of Duart” Gift Shop.
Throughout the Summer Months, Duart Castle plays host to a number of Weddings and Events such as Outdoor Theatre, Military Re-enactments, Music, Storytelling, Scottish Pipers and Highland Dancers.