United Kingdom Castle Moil

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Jakub Bors

About this spot
Caisteal Maol (Castle Moil) sits in the little village of Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. It is thought that a castle was built on this site sometime before the 10th Century by the Vikings and it became the home of a Norse Princess. A three-storey tower house was built on the Viking castle site in the late 1400s which became a MacKinnon stronghold. It was abandoned for more comfortable accommodations in 1601, and this structure is the one seen today, sadly in ruins.

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