Visit Dunstaffnage Castle - a partial ruin situated 3 miles from Oban, this is one of the oldest stone castles in Scotland. Built before 1240 on a huge rock above the Firth of Lorn, this castle was originally the stronghold of the MacDougall's until captured by Robert the Bruce in 1308. The castle at one time held the famous Flora Macdonald in 1746, when she was arrested and held at Dunstaffnage for assisting Bonnie Prince Charlie escape the Redcoats after his defeat at Culloden. The 13th century private Chapel which was also built by the MacDougalls can be found amongst the trees in the castle grounds.
The Castle & Chapel are open from April to December from 10am-4pm (last entry 3.30pm)
Adult Tickets £6 Child Tickets £3.60 Concessions £4.80 Family tickets are also available.
*see website for full details of opening times and ticket prices.