photo_583.jpg

Armadale Castle Gardens & Museum of the Isles

0 reviews


Armadale Castle is a ruined country house in Armadale, Isle of Skye, former home of the MacDonalds of Sleat. A mansion house was first built here around 1790. In 1815 a Scottish baronial style mock-castle, intended for show rather than defense, designed by James Gillespie Graham, was built next to the house. After 1855 the part of the house destroyed by fire was replaced by a central wing, designed by David Bryce. Since 1925 the castle, abandoned by the Macdonald family, has fallen into ruin. The gardens around the castle have been maintained, and are now home to the Clan Donald Centre

Add Your Review

Please login or register to add your review.

© 2017 theleisureguide.co.uk UK Tourist Attractions. All Rights Reserved. Directory theme
WordPress Directory Theme

Classified Ads Software