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Kellie Castle & Garden

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Great Day Out!

A real gem of the N.T.-House/Castle has history,art,social stories & gardens are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ian g
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arbroath
Absolutely worth a wee visit

First time going and yes we would return. The lovely guides in each room added so much to our day... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Angela H
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| Kellie Castle, Pittenweem KY10 2RE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

A real gem of the N.T.-House/Castle has history,art,social stories & gardens are splendid.Children's play-area,woodland/dog walks,great views. Lovely cafe & friendly informative staff, a credit to all involved

Thank ian g
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First time going and yes we would return. The lovely guides in each room added so much to our day - great information and chat! The wee tea room is delicious. The walled garden I loved! The wooded walk we will return again to enjoy....More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Called into Kellie Castle & Garden purely by chance. Free admission as we’re English National Trust members so that was a bonus. Enjoyed the woodland walk around the castle and called into the cafe for Afternoon Tea. Great service, absolutely fabulous apple scones.

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth a visit both house and gardens. You tour the castle with a guide only. Our guide Niall was knowledgable,enthusiastic and clearly enjoyed his job. The sequence of occupancy is reflected in the furniture,fixtures,fittings and architectural changes throughout the building. The walled garden and...More

1  Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been in the lovely gardens many times here, but never inside because the weather has been fine and sunny. This time it was drizzling, so we decided to take the house tour. All of the guides in the various rooms were very friendly and...More

1  Thank helenez_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you read a historical novel or non-fiction book about history, you don't have the luxury of asking the narrator or author questions on the spot. And so it was pretty much during my tour of Kellie Castle after an impromptu stop there. I was...More

Thank Larry G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The garden was relatively small for such a grand building. There was lots of car parking and an attractive walk around the estate.

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an interesting place! We arrived and took the tour around the castle, which was really interesting. The guide seemed to have genuine fondness for the building and the families that have lived here, it brought the place alive for us. Afterwards we spent some...More

1  Thank Max D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the walled garden en route to St Andrews. We did not visit the house. The gardens were remarkable with lots of interest including fruit trees, vegetables, flowers, shrubs and specimen trees. The fruit trees were laden with fruit and there...More

Thank SallyP57
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I think the reviewer who posted 'much ado about nothing' must have got out of bed the wrong side! We thoroughly enjoyed our very informative guided tour of Kellie Castle, as did the others in our group as guide Niall received a well-deserved round of...More

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Stephanie E
2 April 2017|
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Response from Wendy P | Property representative |
Hi Stephanie, yes dogs on leads are most welcome in the gardens. Please be aware that we have a chicken who lives in the fruit cage area. We look forward to seeing you and your dog soon.
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Journey2there2
17 April 2016|
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Response from stewarts62 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so and the website will clarify. You approach the front entrance on LHS of castle and go past it to the gate in the wall. There is a suggested donation box. Enjoy!
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JohnSouthby
28 August 2015|
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Response from Jan T | Reviewed this property |
Hi - Sorry but I don't. He wasn't there when we went.
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