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near Duntulm, Highland, Scotland
Duntulm Castle is a ruined castle near the village of Duntulm. on the north coast of the Isle of Skye in Scotland. The last masonry wall fell in 1980 during a storm. The vaulted basements are intact. The ruins of the castle are in poor condition.
The main structure of the castle was built in the 14th and 15th centuries. A tower was added in the 17th century. The castle was abandoned in the early 1730s
According to local legend, the infant son of one of the chieftains fell from a window and was dashed on the rocks below. As a punishment, the nursemaid who was supposed to be supervising the child was set adrift on the North Atlantic in a small boat. Her ghost is said to haunt the castle.
Other Castles in the Area
Dunvegan Castle, Isle of Skye