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Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum

Armadale, Sleat, Isle of Skye IV45 8RS

T:01471 844305
Current Openings:
1 3 April - 31 October (not Mondays & Tuesdays), 9:30am - 5:30pm. Last entrance 5pm. Please check our website before travel, due to works taking place in 2022 (2022)
Admission details can be found on the garden's website.
Nominated charity: Donation to SGS Beneficiaries.
Description: Armadale Castle Gardens sit in a magnificent setting on the southern tip of the Isle of Skye, with sweeping views over the Sound of Sleat to the mountains of Knoydart. The estate was once the seat of the Macdonalds of Sleat and is now run by a charitable trust. Visitors can enjoy 40 acres of historic woodland gardens featuring 19th century specimen trees and exotic shrubs. Formal lawns, tranquil ponds and colourful herbaceous borders are set around the romantic ruins of Armadale Castle. There’s also an adventure playground, café, and fascinating museum telling the story of the Highlands & Islands through the eyes of Clan Donald

Directions: On the A851, close to the Armadale Ferry terminal and approx 30 minutes drive from the Skye Bridge. Public transport: Local buses from Broadford; or train to Mallaig then 25 min ferry to Armadale (CalMac ferries) and then a 10 minutes walk.

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