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The 13th century Kisimul Castle, Island of Barra, Outer Hebredes, Scotland. Seat of the Clan MacNeil, Chief of Clan MacNeil taught in the US and had Barack Obama in one of his classes. He predicted that he would be the first black president of the US, he was proved right!

Original Macbraynes Poster - Kishmul Castle Barra - Scotland - The Royal Route, by Tom Gilfillan. Available on

Paradise on your doorstep: No crime, no traffic, good schools and a GP’s always on call. Such a place exists... in Britain!

Kisimul Castle is a small medieval castle located in the centre of Castlebay on Barra, an island of the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. It is home to Clan MacNeil.