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Ballindalloch Castle

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Address: Ballindalloch Castle Ballindalloch Castle, Ballindalloch AB37 9AX, Scotland
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US$65.76*
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Lovely afternoon

Well worth the visit to the castle and gardens... warm welcome from staff,from the gatehouse in.. caring gent Jeff on the castle entrance made us welcome, house beautiful and well... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jaynemacquarrie
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Whitehead, United Kingdom
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Whitehead, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the visit to the castle and gardens... warm welcome from staff,from the gatehouse in.. caring gent Jeff on the castle entrance made us welcome, house beautiful and well laid out.. gardens amazing and so delightful.. Coffee shop and gift shop pleasant.

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Kirkland, Washington
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a very nice self guided tour. Jeff at the front desk put our packs and poles on a safe closet by his desk and gave is some nice tips and stories (got better ones from one of my travelling companions that had been there shooting). Only complaint...No dungeon! LOL

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Ballindalloch, Visitor Services at Ballindalloch Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your tour of Ballindalloch Castle; we're pleased to know that you enjoyed your visit. We do have a dungeon here, although these days we keep the Castle whisky stock in it - so people want to get in now, rather than out! More 

Letterkenny, Ireland
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spotted the brochure in the hotel and decided to go. We are glad we did, a gem of a place, a beautiful spring day showed the place in all its glory. A lovely castle, surrounded by a carpet of daffodils. Young kids have a playground with a go cart track. A great rock garden with a hidden pathway to the... More 

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Ballindalloch, Visitor Services at Ballindalloch Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your visit; it's always good to hear about our visitors' experience, and we're delighted that you enjoyed yours. More 

Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely find. Such a wonderful castle to walk around and such a well kept garden. The whole place is immaculate. First class cafe and a nice little shop. We will come back :-)

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Thank you! We're so pleased that you enjoyed your visit, and took the trouble to leave us such a nice review. More 

Aberdeen
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79 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A truly beautiful castle, which is also a private home. Beautifully restored and maintained. Grounds amazing. And had the honour of being their first public guests of the tour season. Tea Room beautiful, all in all a lovely morning out

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Ballindalloch, Visitor Services at Ballindalloch Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments - and for being our first guests of the season! We're very pleased that you enjoyed your visit. More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This is the most homely lived in castle we have visited and a true reflection of a real castle that is lived in! The rooms you could just imaging sitting in them or sleeping in the beds! The cafe is very nice with freshly made food, at a reasonable price.

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here. Beautiful castle and gardens and comfortable coffee shop. Helped that it was on hottest day of the year. Beautiful walks to river too.

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Seattle, WA
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82 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

When you think of castles of childhood stories, this is about as close as it gets outside of Neuschwanstein. The family gave an insightful and accommodating tour of the property, including the spectacular grounds. Definitely my favorite castle stop in Scotland.

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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This place was somewhere to stop on the way to our next destination. Really enjoyed the gardens and small tea room. Not many rooms to visit, but what there was to see was very interesting. Lots of pictures of the royal family with the family! Their distillery looked beautiful but didn't get a chance to visit!

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This Castle is real gem. Tucked away north of sunny Granton it really is a beautiful gem of a place. Easy parking and a lovely walk past an 18th century dove cote to the main castle sets the scene for a beautiful 16th century (modified) castle with outstanding grounds. The brochure says "friendly welcome" and it certainly is with the... More 

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