Dunvegan Castle and Gardens
MacLeod Estate, Dunvegan House, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye IV55 8WF, UK
Off the beaten path on the Isle of SkyeLocated near Loch Dunvegan, this castle and grounds has been ancestral home of the Chiefs of Clan MacLeod for 800 years. Dunvegan Castle & Gardens is at the heart of the 42,000 acre MacLeod Estate on the Isle of Skye. A tour of the castle (no photos allowed inside), a stroll through the formal gardens or a boat trip onto Loch Dunvegan to see a seal colony keep visitors occupied for hours.