Kisimul Castle


Getting here

Kisimul Castle
Isle of Barra

National Grid reference: NL 665 979

Telephone: 01871 810 313

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Kisimul Castle is on a small islet in Castlebay, just off the Isle of Barra – a 5-minute crossing in a small boat from Castle Slip Landing, Castlebay (weather permitting).

Call 01871 810 313 for sailing times.

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Opening times

Kisimul Castle is closed until further notice to allow for conservation works, but you can call in to Castlebay Hall and find out more about the castle from our staff. You can also get closer to the castle by taking a short boat trip around Castlebay.

Boat trips:
2 May to 14 Sept:
Thur, Fri and Sat, 10.30am, 11.15am, 12 noon, 1.45pm, 2.30pm, 3.15pm and 4pm.
Tours leave from the pontoon in the Marina.

Free of charge, but numbers are limited and you will need to prebook your ticket.

15 Sept to 1 May: closed

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