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Address: Lochbuie | Isle of Mull, Craignure PA62 6AA, Scotland
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Laggan Sands are the highlight

The castle is boarded up, but it's part of a beautiful walk that is definitely worth doing in this area. Park at the old post office/honesty shop, lovely concept which was... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The castle is boarded up, but it's part of a beautiful walk that is definitely worth doing in this area. Park at the old post office/honesty shop, lovely concept which was quite busy when we were there. I only stopped in it to grab some water for our dog, but it was nicely stocked. The walk to Laggan sands takes... More 

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1 Thank VoyagerScotland
Bathgate, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The ruins of the old castle located in a beautiful spot on Loch Buie, we get to the castle single road, admiring the scenery, beautiful mountains with the peak of Ben Buie. Castle is an attraction too, which we do not have to pay, there is a beach with black sand.

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Thank Wiesia_12
Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We ran out of time to go to Iona and the tourist info suggested a trip to Lochbuie. Well worth it. The drive was stunning though the road was very narrow one lane. We arrived at standing stones. Took off across field. Hubbie and two kids sunk up to their knees in the mud. It was very funny and will... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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390 reviews
153 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 551 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We had planned to walk to the castle from Craignure along the coastal path, but the tide was high and the path a bit of a mud bath! Also the further we walked the further away the castle appeared as a large bay appeared!! However, viewed from the upper deck of the Oban ferry which was very appropriately named Isle... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Stopped at the Honesty Shop for tea ( love that people can still trust each other) then walked through the rain to the castle. Good displays, beautiful views of the harbour, then on to the beach. Good displays explain istory. Good walk in the other dorection from the shop too, with views of the sea. Didn't see otters but they... More 

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1 Thank J H
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I found this castle whilst hiking around Lochbuie. Fantastic little hidden gem tucked away near to Laggan Sands - definitely worth a visit.

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1 Thank Megan S
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Lochbuie has a GREAT deal to offer. I wanted to do a review on Lochbuie itself, but there's nothing set up, so this was the closest I could get. OK so what's there? Well there's parking on 'firm shingle' above the beach. There's an 'honesty cafe'. There is the stunning Laggan Beach. There is Moy Castle. There are highland cattle.... More 

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Woodford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner stayed in a cottage near Moy Castle on Laggan sands. This is a great day trip as not only have you got Moy Castle, there is the stone circle, the beach and some brilliant walks starting from Lochbuie. Definitely pop into the 'Old Post Office' it's a cute honesty shop, which sells lots of nice things.... More 

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Colne, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Long way to go and you can't get in the castle. Looks like its being used to store Junk. Its very badly maintained and not very photogenic. Not worth the visit although Lochbuie itself is quite nice to have a look around

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Glasgow
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37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

A visit to the castle and beach was one of the highlights of my trip to Mull the castle sits on the sea front the islands you can walk to when th tide is out with amazing views .... STUNNING area , walk and drive

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