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Aberdour Castle

Aberdour KY3 0SL, Scotland
+44 1383 860519
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See the large and imposing suite of buildings from the 12th to the 17th century with the grand hall-house, thought to be the oldest standing stone castle in Scotland. There is also a delightful walled garden, with scented flowers and a...more
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Aberdour KY3 0SL, Scotland
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"walled garden"
in 18 reviews
"painted ceiling"
in 12 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 18 reviews
"tea room"
in 13 reviews
"historic scotland"
in 12 reviews
"ticket office"
in 9 reviews
"small tearoom"
in 3 reviews
"historical artifacts"
in 2 reviews
"nice place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"picnic benches"
in 3 reviews
"gardens are lovely"
in 3 reviews
"outlander fans"
in 4 reviews
"full bloom"
in 2 reviews
"sunny day"
in 6 reviews
"cream tea"
in 2 reviews
"explorer pass"
in 3 reviews
"a small car park"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

The Lego exhibition was excellent and we took the opportunity to visit the rest of the castle whilst we were there. Although partly ruined nowadays it has information plaques with historical facts around the remaining parts of the castle and grounds. There was a small...More

Thank 71chris2016
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Made a stop here on our way up to Aberdeen, and the place was well worth the visit! Bigger than expected, and it was nice to be able to stroll around the castle and the gardens and explore the place on our own.

Thank Marianne B
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Aberdour puts all its eggs in one basket. There is not far to walk to beaches, harbour, past lovely houses. The castle is right by the train station. It is large and beautifully made, with enough ruins still standing and lovely grounds and doocot. The...More

Thank Lynn B
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

This is a really interesting castle where you have freedom to roam around the building and the grounds. It`s well signed with explanatory boards, there`s a proper cafe and a good shop too. The grounds must be delightful on a dry warm day and it`s...More

Thank Daljem
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Living locally, I have walked by many times but never taken the time to visit. I was surprised to find it far bigger than I imagined with several rooms to explore as well as extensive gardens, a doocot, church and graveyard. I imagine the gardens...More

Thank Terry O
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Visited the Castle with my Nephew aged 10 this afternoon. We did the Easter Egg Hunt and got the clues right and he won a chocolate Egg. This is new as last year you only got a badge for completing it. There is also an...More

Thank allymacintyre
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Aberdour castle is a lovely place to visit. The place is kept nice and there is alot to learn about the place. Def worth a pop in

Thank CarlyLaing
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

There are enough rooms intact to get an idea of castle life and the grounds are spacious. The children liked the lego exhibition. Parking was hard to find

Thank Evelyn H
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

A new exhibition of Lego Models is currently running at Aberdour Castle until the 22nd of April Closed on Thursday and Fridays . It is quite an attraction for this castle used as a location for 'Outlander' Warren Elsmore is the artist and some of...More

1  Thank craigluscar
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Went on a drizzly cold day Will go back again spring or summer Wouldn’t recommend going in the winter There less than an hour So weather didn’t do it justice

Thank Janet O
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davidjbrownlees
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Response from allymacintyre | Reviewed this property |
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