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Just under a mile's walk each way from the signpost on the road and well worth it. Lovely scenic... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Cassie1720
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Very interesting spot

While visiting the nearby lighthouse we visited aus well the Dun. This was really interesting and... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
lemongras
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Just under a mile's walk each way from the signpost on the road and well worth it. Lovely scenic views topped off by the bridge across to the island and the fort remains. Beautiful and peaceful with great views from the bridge. Information boards explain...More

Thank Cassie1720
Reviewed 9 October 2016

While visiting the nearby lighthouse we visited aus well the Dun. This was really interesting and after the available information it was somehow very hard but in the other way quiet interesting to imaging how people once lived out there.

Thank lemongras
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

This was a far more scenic and interesting place than the Butt of Lewis. Not only is there the mystery of why anyone would build here in the Middle Ages but you have wonderful scenery and bird life

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Somewhat off the beaten track but worth the effort. The ruins, as others have noted, are indistinct but the location of this fortification is stunning. Reached by a narrowish bridge across a deep cleft - don't look down if you don't have a head for...More

Thank Clive M
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We visited the fort on a windy day and were slightly concerned that the access was across a bridge high above a stormy sea! However the bridge is a solid structure and was easy to cross even the dog managed without too much difficulty but...More

2  Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Although the ruins themselves aren't immediately obvious, the plaque nearby is most helpful. The clifftop scenery, like at the Butt of Lewis, a few miles west, is stunning. My review goes back to June 2012. You can only reach it on foot, but it is...More

4  Thank ADB44
Reviewed 30 October 2014

It was great to go to the Morison ancestral home, must have been a tough lot to have holed up on such a small island. The ruins are not at all obvious but the information plaque helped.

2  Thank AlisterMorison
Reviewed 13 September 2014

We were walking towards the Butt of Lewis on the east side of the island when we came across this astonishing 16th century fort on an island linked to the mainland by a dramatic bridge. We crossed over the bridge and, to be honest, there...More

2  Thank SergeLourie
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