Other Scottish castles nearby
Here is a selection of other castles within easy reach of Inverlochy castle, along with links to further information:
Ardtornish Castle – Located on a headland in Morven and overlooking the Sound of Mull, Ardtornish Castle was once a stronghold of the Lords of the Isles
Invergarry Castle – Invergarry Castle sits by the shore of Loch Oich in the Great Glen near the village of Invergarry. The castle ruins are in the grounds of Glengarry Castle Hotel.
Mingary Castle – Mingary is on the Ardnamurchan peninsula near Kilchoan on the way out to the most westerly point of the UK. A former stronghold of the MacIain’s the castle was a garrison for Red Coats after Culloden and during the early 18th century.
Castle Stalker – sits on a small isle in Loch Linnhe near Port Appin. It’s a 40 minute drive from Fort William and the elevated views over the castle and looking down the Firth of Lorne can be memorable.
Urquhart Castle – Ruined castle and legendary home of the Loch Ness Monster, overlooking Loch Ness.
Cawdor Castle – Located in Nairn, north-east of Inverness, home of the Thanes of Cawdor and still inhabited today. Well worth a visit.
Tor Castle not far from Inverlochy Castle, about five miles up the River Lochy, are found the ruins of the old Tor Castle. Once the seat of Banquo, Thane of Lochaber around the 10th century, and immortalised in Shakespeare’s Macbeth.