Forse Castle ruins dates from c. 1200 in the hamlet of Forse. The castle stands on a peninsula about 50 metres above sea level. It is surrounded on all sides by steep rocks and is cut off from the mainland by a natural ditch at the neck of the peninsula. Forse Castle was the stronghold of the Sutherland of Forse family, a cadet branch of the Clan Sutherland. They lived in it until around 1600.

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Founded: c. 1200
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Lorraine Mackay (9 months ago)
Nice walk to the castle. Stunning views.
Shannon Houston (11 months ago)
We parked at the Keiss Harbour and walked to the Castle. The walk was around 10-15mins but very muddy and animal poo everywhere which kind of dampened the experience. Also couldn’t get close to the Castle, but it worth seeing if you like Castles. Impressive how close to the cliff they built!
Tim Scott (13 months ago)
To access: drive to Keiss Harbour. There is a track to the north east following above the beach. About a 15 min walk to the ruins. You pass a few bunkers on the way. And if you're out there after dark like we were, look out to your left to see the lighthouse near castle Sinclair flashing
CHRISTINA NAZLIDI (14 months ago)
Beautiful location and amazing sea views. It blows my mind how did they even built this right on the rocks, back in the day. Absolutely worth the visit, there's free car park and the walk from there is short. Enjoy!
Ryan Owen (16 months ago)
I have great memories of camping here on the final night of my walk from Land's End to John o' Groats. Incredible how they built this castle on the edge of a cliff all of those centuries ago.
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