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Ballindalloch Castle

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Address: Ballindalloch Castle, Ballindalloch AB37 9AX, Scotland
Phone Number: 01807 500205
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Great gluten free lunch at very interesting family castle

The castle is fascintating, well worth a trip, with lots of family pics, royal photos etc. the family dog, Biscuit, is very cute. The tea rooms offer excellent gluten free food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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West Midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The castle is fascintating, well worth a trip, with lots of family pics, royal photos etc. the family dog, Biscuit, is very cute. The tea rooms offer excellent gluten free food, i had roast beef on gf crispbread. Very good. The staff went to great lengths to check allergens in salad dressings etc. def worth a visit! The orange and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The Ballindalloch castle is quite something it is known as the “Perl of the North” its family run. There are lots of rooms to see, they say the ghost of James Grant haunts the castle, they also have a huge collection of 17th century Spanish paintings. Lots of nooks and crannies to climb if you want. The castle grounds are... More 

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Montgomery, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We arrived quite early, before the castle was even open, and set off to explore the walled garden and then went on the woodland walk. We were lucky enough to come across a red squirrel, clambering through the trees, on our way to the river. There were fishermen in waders, fly fishing which was interesting to watch. The castle itself... More 

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This highland castle in in a lovely setting surrounded by pine trees with mountains in the distance. It is not a very large castle but is cosy, bright and has a lovely family feel to it. There is a great reception area complete with vaulted ceiling. A grand dining room that is still in use and a Library with wood... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Wondful castle, estate, gardens and river. The estate staff are friendly and helpful, especially Steve Brand who looked after us superbly during our weeks fishing. Well worth a visit, whatever your interests. The new disterlery is also worth a look. We will definitely be back next year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Been wanting to visit and it didn't disappoint. Not many castles are still privately owned so it's great to see one that is. In parts the castle is like having a private peek at the family. The art work is amazing and the pictures in the ladies toilets had me laughing! Sorry men none in yours..yet! The cafe was good... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

An absolutely superb setting. We like visiting a place that feels "lived in" and this certainly does. The gardens are first class, we enjoyed a walk along the river before heading back for a nice cup of tea and to use those "celebrated" toilets the guy that sold us our tickets to enter was so enthusiastic about. We were totally... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It would have been 5 stars had it not been for the fact that this is not a dog friendly visitor attraction, which it states it is on the website. We wouldn't have taken the dog had we known we wouldn't be able to give him a proper walk. We would have loved to see more of the grounds, instead... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Great visit to Castle n grounds. Beautiful gardens n castle open to visitors & really worth a visit. Best toilets I have ever seen. Staff lovely & very helpful. Lots for children to do. Lots to see in surrounding countryside.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

BALLINDALLOCH CASTLE is enchanting and set in a beautiful, peaceful location. The castle is a home which always makes a wonderful different on historic houses. It is full of good taste and lovely artifacts, and very loved. The gardens are magnificent and kept beautifully tended. We also had lunch in the tea room, very good, tasty and good value for... More 

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