Skye, Highlands, Scotland

Duntulm Castle

Duntulm Castle

Duntulm Castle stands ruined on the north coast of Trotternish, on the Isle of Skye. The castle was built in the 14th and 15th centuries, but abandoned around 1732.


The castle is reputedly haunted by the apparition of a woman crying in the ruins. Also the sounds of the tormented shouting of Hugh MacDonald, who was incarcerated in the dungeons, have been heard eminating from the ground.


Pictured left is Duntulm Castle courtesy of Peter Trant.



57.6835°N 6.3489°W.


For further information, please read Haunted Castles of Britain and Ireland by Richard Jones.


Visitor Information

Skye, or the Isle of Skye, is the largest and northernmost of the major islands in the Inner Hebrides in the Highlands, Scotland.

Skye is linked to the mainland by the Skye Bridge.

Pictured is Duntulm Castle courtesy of Peter Brookman. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.