Uncover the magic of Scottish castles in the West Highlands, where history and splendor converge.

Step Back in Time

Explore the principal strongholds of Scottish clans and government garrisons throughout the centuries. Seized in battle, recaptured, burnt down, and inhabited once more – these often dark and colourful histories paint a fascinating picture of a life very different to that experienced today. Enjoy exploring the variety of our nearby castle ruins in stunningly scenic locations.

Castle Stalker, Appin

34 miles 

Limited number of tours each year. Advanced booking is essential.

Castle Stalker | castle stalker, Appin, Argyll

Castle Tioram, Moidart 

29 miles 

This 14th century castle is an impressive ruin located in Loch Moidart on the island of Eilean Tioram. This medieval castle was an important base of power for Clanranald during the dark ages of medieval history.

Caisteal Tioram Trust

Duart Castle, Isle of Mull 

28 miles

Duart Castle, located on the Isle of Mull in Scotland, is a magnificent fortress steeped in history and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. Its imposing structure, perched on a cliff overlooking the Sound of Mull, commands awe and admiration.

Duart Castle

Kilchurn Castle, Loch Awe

67 miles

Kilchurn Castle is a breathtaking medieval fortress nestled on the banks of Loch Awe in Scotland. With its majestic ruins and stunning natural surroundings, it stands as a testament to Scotland’s rich history and offers visitors a glimpse into the past.

Kilchurn Castle

Inveraray Castle, Loch Fyne

80 miles

Inveraray Castle is the ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll, Chief of the Clan Campbell and the iconic, must-see visitor attraction on the West Coast of Scotland. An Inveraray Castle has been standing on the shores of Loch Fyne since the 1400s, although the impressive castle we know today was inspired by a sketch by Vanbrugh, the architect of Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard in the 1700s.

Inveraray Castle

Magical Escape: There are not enough superlatives to describe this magical location - Kingairloch is very special and we keep returning year after year.

Wonderful scenery and vistas, wildlife galore and a place that is truly good for the soul.

The Steadings is perfect for a large family group with plenty of space and facilities that ensure whatever the weather comfort is top of the list.

We love it!

– Guest of The Steadings, September 2022