Drum Castle, Garden & Estate, Aberdeen

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Address: Drum Castle, Garden & Estate, , By Banchory,, AB31 5EY, Aberdeenshire,, UK, United Kingdom

Phone: +448444-932161

Ticket Price: 13 GBP

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Time Required: 00:45 Mins

Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

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About Drum Castle, Garden & Estate, Aberdeen

It is one of the must-see places of Aberdeen that speaks about the history of the famous Irvine family. The castle displays the stories dating back to 1323, when the castle and the estate were granted to William de Irwyn by King Robert the Bruce. Explore the castle in your own way and take a look at to the interior décor that has a renaissance influence. In the garden area, you can see beautiful flower plants. For relaxation, step inside the tea room that is set in the castle’s old kitchen. Explore the trails, located in the outdoor region and walk through the woods. A visit to this beautiful castle will offer enjoyment to visitors of all age groups.

Drum Castle, Garden & Estate Opening and Closing Hours


  • All year, daily.

Castle, Tearoom and Shop

  • 29 Mar to 30 Jun, Thur-Mon 11.00am -4pm (last entry)
  • 1 July to 31 Aug, daily 11.00am -4pm (last entry)
  • 1 Sep to 29 Sep, Thur-Mon 11.00am -4pm (last entry)
  • 1 Oct - 30 Mar Sat-Sun, 11.00am -4pm

Garden of Historic Roses

  • 29 Mar to 31 Oct, daily 11-4.15 (last entry)

How To reach Drum Castle, Garden & Estate by Public Transport

  • Stagecoach: 201, 202, 203, Mains of Drum, Road End.

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Drum Castle, Garden & Estate, Aberdeen Reviews

  • Drum Castle and Garden are defenately worth visiting! Enjoy the summer day in the grass at the castle and visit the beautiful garden with all its plants in small and nicely arranged areas. You shall also visit the inner parts of the castle, it is really nice to see and doing that you can imagine how people must have felt living there. Visit also the beautiful nature around the castle!

  • Beautiful woodland walks and a really well thought out play area for kids of all ages, laid out in such a way as to avoid big kids running about the little ones.

  • A lovely castle, with beautiful rooms in great condition and richly furnished. The guides in each room are very knowledgeable and friendly. They're happy to talk to you for hours, I suspect, but also happy to let you wander on your own if you're in a hurry. I got a dose of history in the living room, and then skipped the rest due to time. The Library is particularly impressive, but also the nursery. Then you go outside and up into the original tower, which is above the library - quite an amazing sense of history here, in a castle that was continuously occupied by one family for 600 years. The surrounds are beautiful, as is the little chapel. The staff were talking about very tangible experiences of a ghost or ghosts!

  • Although we didnt manage to get here on time to get a tour inside we still enjoyed ourselves outside running around there huge front garden. Taking pics and lloking at the chapel and grounds

  • One of the best castle we visited in Scotland. It's not too big, but very old (oldest parts 700 years old), the stuff is very nice and helpful. Great guided tour. The garden is worth a visit as well.

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