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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Ben Leng (2 years ago)
Stunning cliff top ruin
Anil Chakravorty (2 years ago)
I am hugely fascinated by watching old fort & castle ruins and to collect more information of these majestic places. But this spot didn't match upto my expectations. The castle ruins views with sideways views of the sea are nice. The views of the ruins not so fascinating and do not attract many visitors to this place. The Keiss harbour is definitely the place to watch, wonderful views of the harbour, did spent some time there.
Roli G (2 years ago)
Justus and Robert are just too lazy to walk towards the ruin of this nice old castle. Enjoyable walk from Keiss Harbour along three Brochs. Calm and peaceful place.
Tomas Johansson (2 years ago)
Small nice ruin just by the sea. One of many nice old ruins that I passed by during my roadtrip, in England, Wales and Scotland back in 2001, that I took time to visit and enjoyed exploring. For me it was the highlight of the trip when travelling around the UK to see all these old castles and fortifications everywhere in diffrent designs and sizes. Many still in good condition and maintained, both small ones and other massive.
Sue Turner (2 years ago)
If you can find out how to walk to this place you'll find it's an interesting old ruin but fenced off. Don't go by google maps as this leads to private driveway to house at front of property. Park down near harbour in Keiss.
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