Craigievar Castle , Aberdeen

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Craigievar Castle , Aberdeen - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Craigievar | Alford, Aberdeen AB33 8JF,Scotland

Phone: +44-1339883635

Ticket Price: 13 GBP

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Craigievar Castle , Aberdeen

Scotland has some of the most mesmerizing castles along the countryside. Among the lot, Craigievar Castle is one of them. Almost out of a fairytale story, the castle is said to be the finest example of Scottish Baronial architecture. The overall appearance of the castle looks as if it has grown naturally out of the rolling hills. Today, the castle houses exclusive collection of family portraits by Jameson and Raeburn, ethnic furniture, 20th century old ceramics collection by Cecilia, Lady Sempill.

After visiting castle you can take any one of the trails in the grounds to see the splendid view of the castle. 

Craigievar Castle Information

  • In castle, guided tour is only allowed.
  • The castle is accessible for disabled people as well.

Craigievar Castle Ticket Prices

  • Family: £29.50
  • 1 Parent: £23
  • Concession: £9 

Craigievar Castle Opening and Closing Hours

  • Grounds : 11am – 5:30pm ( daily)

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Craigievar Castle , Aberdeen Reviews

  • A very knowledgeable and pleasant guide. The castle has a full interior from different owners. A great little gem in the countryside.

  • Such a small intimate castle in a peaceful setting. By far one of our favourite places. You don't need to go in the castle as there are two lovely woodland walks around the grounds with lovely views of the surrounding countryside. Be aware the NTS is a charity and desperately needs donations to help them. Please pay the £2 parking charges as this helps fund the maintenance of castle and grounds

  • Beautiful boxing day walk around the castle woods.

  • Hope was our guide and she was very knowledgeable. We had a great tour and will return xx

  • Great small castle with nice history dating back to 1457. The last owning family Forbes owed it the best known history. The Forbes lived there nearly 400 years. In 1963 it went to the National Trust for Scotland.

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