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Ballindalloch Castle

Ballindalloch Castle, Ballindalloch AB37 9AX, Scotland
01807 500205
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
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Solihull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Paid for family ticket into grounds. Car park badly laid out - areas marked not to park, but no clues where to park if obvious places are full. We were told that the dog was only allowed in the dog walking area. We had assumed the dog walking area would be off-lead, and elsewhere in the grounds the dog could... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We called here and really enjoyed our day. There was plenty of things to see in the castle and the staff were friendly. The only criticism that I would give concerns not being able to use their tea room between 1130 and 3 because they had coach tours. I feel quite strongly that if my family and I pay the... More

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Manama, Bahrain
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33 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

How do you know you are truly in Europe? When something built in the 19th centry is considered "new." Castle Ballindollach, while not having the most intriguing history compared to other castles is still at least worth a trip in to view from the outside. This is such as we did upon our visit in August. The grounds of the... More

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a wonderful place to visit. The castle and its grounds are absolutely beautiful and everyone makes you feel so welcome. It is spotlessly clean including the WC's which were immacualte. The little restaurant serves some of the best home baking and cooking I have experienced in Scotland and at a very reasonable price. This place should be on... More

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Gattikon, Switzerland
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We have to say that is really hard to find the Castle with a GPS that doesn't know the area und you as a Tourist too. You can spend a day at Ballindalloch Castle and it's beautiful area. People are very friendly and help you find your way to other attractions. The cakes in the tea room are fantastic! And... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Very good value for money! Lots to see and walks are perfect. Will probably make return visit just to enjoy the gardens. Only down point and reason for not giving 5/5 was the two bus tours meant the cafe was not open to normal visitors for 3 hours which was a great shame and meant we didn't spend as much... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Lovely castle with fantastic grounds, gardens and River / walks. As a fisherman the walks through the grounds to see the iconic Spey with fishermen chasing their elusive prey did it for me. The Castle is lovely with lots of old and recent history, and the facilities including the Tea Room are more than adequate, check the home made cakes!... More

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Weston super Mare
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Beautiful castle in wonderful setting. Very reasonably priced both entrance and coffee shop. Gentleman who took our ticket at castle entrance was totally charming, enthusiastic and knowledgeable, very good front of house member of staff. Castle itself immaculately presented, just the right amount of information. It has a lovely atmosphere. Walled garden definitely worth a visit for roses. Cafe incredible... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We were staying at friends in Glenlivet and wanted to become more familiar with the area. I must confess I had never heard of Ballindalloch Castle, but thought it might be worth a visit. The castle and grounds were much larger and more grand than we expected and are kept in immaculate condition. The castle is the Highland home of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

On arrival at the pay booth were greeted by a really friendly gentleman he had such a lovely smile.He gave us an insight into the Castle and Grounds. We then arrived at the Castle and was greeted by a lovely Lady, We then found out they are Husband and Wife. They are both a asset to the estate. Castle is... More

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