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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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+44 1383 860519
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely loved Aberdour Castle. Steeped in History. A must for Outlander Fans. Lovely Gardens. Helpful staff.

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive castle and gardens that look towards Edinburgh. Don't forget to check out the adjacent church.

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Aberdour Castle is a beautiful building within interesting and pretty gardens. It's good for a half-day visit and is a good place for families. The staff member in the ticket office/shop (Jamie) was friendly and knowledgable. Lots of space for kids to run around and...More

Thank Tonia H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit for an hour or two. The grounds are very well maintained and the staff are extremely polite and very friendly. We bought sandwiches from the cafe and ate them outside, the staff were helpful in accommodating us. My daughters had a...More

Thank MrsDLH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the castles under the care of Historic Scotland. It was on our to do list before we hopped a plane from Mexico. This is a great castle to see. Rich with history but, not as touristy as the big ones of Stirling or...More

Thank beachbums_ceo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting place with old walled garden and apple orchard. Great to see this place live again. Dundee cake very tasty and coffee carefully made. Good excuse to return.

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Pro-tip: the adjacent church and the gardens are part of the town of Aberdour, and you can get in from the city-side. Locals use this for their daily walks. The paid part (we're HES members) is for the castle, which is neat but not might...More

Thank DaytonJG
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Aberdour castle is known for its gardens and it is not hard to tell why. Even though the ruins are impressive as well and nice to walk through, it is the garden that impressed me most. The beehive-shaped dovecot is the cherry on top. When...More

Thank SashaaZ
Reviewed 31 May 2018

I did this on a dank and misty morning, and really enjoyed it, so what it must be like when the sun is out and the birds are singing I can only imagine. Aberdour Castle has a great history waiting to be discovered and is...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 30 May 2018

If we hadn't done a bit of Google research in advance, we would have been left wondering about the history of the castle. Although there are some information boards and location identifying signs, there is scope for far more background to be provided. There were...More

Thank Ewingston
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