Moy Castle was built in the 15th century by Hector Reaganach Maclean, 1st Laird of Lochbuie. It has a three level tower with a garret. The ground floor contains a well. It was captured from the Macleans of Lochbuie by Clan Campbell, but later returned to the Maclaines. The castle was captured from the MacLaines and garrisoned by Campbell followers but later returned to the MacLaines. It was abandoned as a residence in 1752 when Lochbuie House was built.

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Founded: 15th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in United Kingdom

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Todd MacLean (21 months ago)
We visited while staying on Mull for a week. Interesting area. Too bad you can't enter to explore.
Andrew Hyde (2 years ago)
My auntie is part of the clan that originated from moy castle her brother Fergus said we must visit and what a gem of a place so tranquil you can just sit and drift away in your imagination we could see otters and sea lions in the lock this place is so remote the castle is under going repair work we spent all day exploring definitely worth finding this place
Bonnie Johnstone (2 years ago)
On a Pilgrimage with Mull Orthodox Monastery of All Celtic Saints. We visited many places (St. Brendan’s Isle, Martyrs Bay, St. Columba’s Bay, held Liturgy in St. Oren’s Chapel on Iona). Kilninian on Mull is part of the Monastery. I’m part MacLean from the Mull area!
Jeff Burkett (3 years ago)
My wife's ancestors fought for the Maclaine clan to retake this castle. It's a beautiful, remote sheep farm. The land and surrounding hills are very picturesque.
Dave Pilcher (3 years ago)
Nice little castle monument, but great place to sit and chill along a walk along lochbuie, beautiful!
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