Special Summer Tour

Special Summer Tour


Outdoor History Tour of Duart Castle and its Land.

Every Monday in August starting at 11:30am

Would you like to know more about the fascinating history of Duart Castle and the story of its occupants over the centuries?

Why not join our guided tour of the grounds and discover:

  • The Castle as a fortress and its strategic military position controlling the sea and land around Mull.

  • Its occupants through the ages, from the ancient Clan Chiefs to garrisoned soldiers with their own graveyard and the restoration in the 20th Century, making Duart into a family home.
  • Find hidden treasures like the mysterious ‘Green Man’, ‘Sir Fitzroy’s Spring’ and a secret carving high up on the castle wall.
  • Hear the story of the wrecks of the Cromwellian invasion fleet and see where the wreck of The Swan was discovered.

Each tour lasts at least 1 hour and starts from the Castle ticket hut.  Mondays only – beginning at 11:30am prompt.

Maximum of 12 people per tour, so don’t miss this opportunity.

Please book in advance on 07468 262943 or manager@duartcastle.com

  • Adults – £7.50
  • Children – £3.50
  • Family – (2 adults and 2 children under 16) – £18.50

Well behaved dogs on leads FREE!

The tour will go ahead whatever the weather – so please come prepared. The going is moderate with one short walk down an uneven path and may be wet under foot.