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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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If you only visit one castle..

This was a highlight visit,primarily because of the interior.The exterior has wonderful grounds and there is much to interest children.The castle is in the mould of a French... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This was a highlight visit,primarily because of the interior.The exterior has wonderful grounds and there is much to interest children.The castle is in the mould of a French Chateau or hunting lodge.All in working order.Wonderful furniture,all coordinated .Ceramics and dinnerware as good as you will see anywhere.Family have Royal connections and that rounds off a very entertaining 3 hour visit.There... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

visited this with a coach party, our tour guide was most informative and the Castle very impressive we were able to go into lots of the rooms. some of the Family are living in the Castle and can be seen around the grounds, it was welcoming and warm and homely and the history is amazing, the grounds are beautiful the... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This was a beautiful day out looking round this lovely castle. The family still live in the castle but it doesn't stop you seeing this great place. The grounds were lovely with nice flower borders and walks you can do. Don't forget to take a look at their rock gardens as well.

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We found Ballindalloch Castle to be an exceptionally charming place to visit. It is obviously a cherished family home and visitors are made to feel very welcome. The gardens are magical and it is lovely to be able to stroll along the banks of the river Spey. There is so much to see, both in the Castle and in the... More 

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

Thank you very much for taking the trouble to post a review of your recent visit to Ballindalloch Castle. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed the experience, and hope you will be able to visit again in the future. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I visited with 2 friends in pouring rain last week. The very nice man apologised but had to charge us £6 each to go to the shop. When there I spent £151.15 and was charged 5p. for a carrier bag to put my purchases in. After 30 years of coming to Ballindalloch with and without friends I shall not be... More 

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

We are very sorry to read of your disappointment on your recent visit to Ballindalloch. However (and to ensure that our future visitors are properly informed), we should make it clear that our grounds admission charge is not for the shop, but for the whole range of facilities that we offer (principally the gardens and the various walks around the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a great example of a contemporary estate - held together by the family through open access. The interior is less dated than most of the castles one might visit with the history being more attached to the current royal family. The fantastic cafe is a bonus in this visit.

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

Thank you very much for reviewing your visit to Ballindalloch; your comments are very much appreciated (and we all like our tearoom too!) More 

Widnes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We visited the castle around 12:30pm Weds 27th May the first impression as we drove down the drive was the imaculate gardens and lawns, car parking on the grass and the amount of activities for all ages. The ladies in the party immediately required a comfort stop and came out of the award winning toilets in disbelief, no expense had... More 

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review of your outing to Ballindalloch Castle. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit, and your comments are very much appreciated by all the staff here. We hope to be able to welcome you to Ballindalloch again in the future. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My husband and I drove over to Ballidalloch Castle from Aviemore after I got a leaflet from tourist information at our holiday accommodation,and were very pleased we had done so.We can recommend the castle and grounds for a pleasant afternoon out.Although the castle dates back to 16th century it is beautifully maintained and decorated,and you get a feel for a... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your visit to Ballindalloch Castle. It's always good to receive feedback from our visitors, and we're very pleased that you enjoyed your time here. More 

shropshire uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

A really nice day out in the beautiful gardens and the lovely castle . It would be possible to spend most of the day here by having lunch in the cafe and touring the grounds after seeing the castle . This house is still lived in and you can tell by the way the house is looked after . Great... More 

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

We're delighted that you enjoyed Ballindalloch Castle and gardens, and would like to thank you for taking the time to post your review. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The castle is set in the most glorious gardens and grounds. It really feels more like a stately home, beautiful furniture, furnishings and the most superb collection of china and porcelain I have ever seen. You can self guide yourself and good information cards are provided in each room. The staff are extremely friendly - we had a great chat... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your visit to Ballindalloch Castle. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed it, and will be sure to pass your comments to Jeff (who brings a little sunshine to us all on a daily basis!) More 

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Address: Address: Ballindalloch Castle, Ballindalloch AB37 9AX, Scotland
Phone Number: 01807 500205
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