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Castle Moil (Caisteal Maol), Kyleakin, Isle of Skye

In the late 15th century Clan Mackinnon moved from their earlier base at Dun Ringill, near Elgol, to this castle at Kyleakin. At that time the castle was known as Dun Acainn.

Early in the 17th century the clan moved on and the castle fell into disrepair. All that remains is this ruin, looking from some angles rather like a massive decaying tooth!

Castle Moil (9KB)

The castle, seen from the Kyleakin slipway.

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