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Castle which can be eailsy overlooked!

Been travelling past the access road to this castle and have been meaning to have a look for... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
Kelvin T
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Worth a Stop

Stopped to take a look during our recent tour not a lot of see but a nice short work and its set in... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Tony M
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East Molesey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

Been travelling past the access road to this castle and have been meaning to have a look for awhile. After a meeting being cut short in Abernethy found myself an hour or so to drop in and have a look. It was not the best...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kelvin T
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Stopped to take a look during our recent tour not a lot of see but a nice short work and its set in a lovely setting - Certainly worth a stop

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tony M
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Although this castle is not in ruins, it can be viewed from the outside only. There is limited car parking space just off the A912 and a short walk up the hill to the castle from which there are good views of the surrounding countryside....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

Balvaird Castle was built around the year 1500 for Sir Andrew Murray. Had a drive up to here this mid afternoon. The car park was closed but there was enough room to park at the side. It is a good 0.25 to 0.3 mile walk...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

Love this castle, great for waling the dogs, fantastic location to see the countryside all around. Good information boards to read the history of the castle so good for tourists and locals. This is not a day out but good for a one hour visit...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank RichieAdams
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Set in the middle of nowhere is the beautiful ruin of Balvaird castle. There is a nice little walk from the car parking area to the castle grounds. Unfortunately the ruin cannot be accessed by the public due to its condition, but you can walk...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Greig R
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Kept and maintained by Historic Scotland the grounds are open to the public .I have a feeling that it is staffed through the summer months and the castle may have access then as I can remember being in the Castle about 10 years ago ....More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A fine solid-looking Castle. The interior is not accessible, but there are fine views all around. The Polish army carved a Polish Eagle on one of the trees surrounding the castle in the 1940s and it is still just visible (2015). The castle is bleak,...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank mrcox21
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The car park was closed so we had to park on the roadside. Up a hill to get to but not too tough. Nice views from the castle and information boards there.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank lj2106
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Take the time and walk up to this Castle Ruin. Very beautiful scenery around the castle and was the first ruin we visited in Scotland

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank cglasbyaz
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