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Balfour Castle

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  • Excellent88%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
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21 Sep 2017
“Its in the family”
5 Oct 2017
“Is Balfour castle open for business?”
Free Parking
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

I have been trying to contact Balfour castle for good few months now with zero success. Would anybody knows if the castle is still open for business? I am looking for a wedding venue in Orkney islands and Balfour castle looks stunning. Unfortunately I am...More

17  Thank Zuzana K
Reviewed 22 September 2017

i haven not been here, i would love visit one day cause i just found out that this is our family's castle..truly amazing to learn that your part of such a historical place. Balfour was our grandmother.

3  Thank linda s
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We visited Kirkwall, in the Orkney Islands, on a Cunard Queen Elizabeth cruise around the British Isles. We traveled with a group of friends, and signed up for a Cunard tour of Balfour Castle with afternoon tea. We took a 5-minute coach trip from the...More

3  Thank NoeliCannoli
Reviewed 2 July 2016

My husband and I visited as part of a cruise ship shore excursion. You take a ferry from Kirkwall and walk to the castle. The gardens are lovely as is the castle itself...but the scenery is the showstopper. We were treated to tea and scones,...More

Thank Gara Lacy
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Very nice "modern" castle only built in the mid 1800's. The tour was excellent, and informative, I especially enjoyed the grounds, saw my first flat apple tree, (you have to see it to understand). We were treated to the history of the area and had...More

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"I only saw one room, a double, but big enough for a football team. Superb!"
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"The castle is only available to book for exclusive use - so chose your friends well so you don't argue..."
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"All rooms had unique furnishings - we based our choice on the view from the windows."
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