Aros Castle Ruins

Isle of Mull, United Kingdom

Aros castle was probably built by one of the MacDougall Lords of Lorn in the 13th century and was once the major stronghold of the Lords of the Isles. It first comes on record in the later 14th century when it was in the possession of the Lords of the Isles. It appears to have been garrisoned by Argyll’s troops in 1690, though it was described two years previously as ‘ruinous, old, useless and never of any Strength’. Throughout the 18th century the lands of Aros were farmed by a succession of Campbell tacksmen, but there is no record of the castle having been inhabited at this period.



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in United Kingdom


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Dairy Cottage is in a great location a short walk to a small secluded pebbly beach.
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