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Dunvegan Castle, the home of the Chief of Clan MacLeod is situated on the north coast of the Isle of Skye in the Scottish Highlands. The connected Highland garden was originally laid out in the 18th century and is backed by an extensive mature woodland.Here can be found a kaleidoscope of colours with emphasis on lush greens supported by other seasonal flowering plants,

Dunollie Castle, a  ruin which is located on the Northern edge of Oban which is situated in Argyll & Bute on the West Coast of Scotland. The Castle is positioned on a promontory overlooking Oban Harbour and is usually encountered by visitors taking the ferry from Oban to Isle of Mull from which vantage point excellent views of the castle can be obtained.

The Museum of the Isles at Armadale, Isle of Skye, is an excellent facility which, although primarily focused on Clan MacDonald affords the visitor the opportunity to drill down and connect with not only Clan MacDonald but wider Western Isles and Scottish history dating back over the millennia.