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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Widnes, United Kingdom
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Widnes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

South Australia
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439 reviews 439 reviews
262 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 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 

Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
24 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Plenty to see and do. Interesting and informative film. The food shop sells all home made products which are excellent

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

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to post a review of your visit to the Castle. Visitors' comments are always appreciated, and we're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time here. More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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224 reviews 224 reviews
80 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Having lived in Scotland almost 5 years now, I have seen some castles hahaha & I actually live in one! Ballindalloch will definitely be one of the fondest of my memories. I think what makes it so special is that it feels like a home. It is very nicely decorated, but not to the point that we were made to... More 

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

We're delighted that you enjoyed a visit to Ballindalloch Castle, and would like to thank you for taking the time to post a review. With reference to the Aberdeen Angus cattle, we have to keep the herd at the home farm until the grass in the coo-haugh has grown sufficiently to feed them during the summer months; this year it... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful setting and castle with lovely river walks. Amazing daffodils. Very good self guided tour of castle with info sheets in rooms. Very good quiz for the chidren (11 & 13) with writing board and pencils provided. The cafe is well worth a visit too but does not take cards - cash or cheques only - but the gift shop... More 

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

Thank you for taking time to post a review of your visit to Ballindalloch Castle; we're delighted to hear that you and your family - especially the little ones - enjoyed the experience. More 

Forres, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Easter Monday - glorious day, warm and sunny - a great day a wander around the gardens and castle and down the river walk. The hot chocolate and cappuccino cake was good too. I was told the double choc cake was good too. Not that we used it but there is plenty space for youngsters to run about and let... More 

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Ballindalloch, Guest Relations Manager at Ballindalloch Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share your thoughts about your visit to Ballindalloch Castle. We're very pleased that you enjoyed it - and that you enjoyed the cake too. We test it thoroughly ourselves - just to make sure! More 

Grantown-on-Spey, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I can highly recommend visiting this castle. A beautiful castle from the outside, and once inside too. The grounds are really lovely to see. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable.

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Ballindalloch, Guest Relations Manager at Ballindalloch Castle, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Castle, and would like to thank you very much for taking the trouble to post a review. More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Tour of house very interesting for adults. Garden areas beautiful to explore. Areas for kids to play good. Picnic tables for families .Coffee shop comfy. Food delicious.

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Ballindalloch, Guest Relations Manager at Ballindalloch Castle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind remarks. We're delighted to know that you enjoyed your day out at the Castle, and would like to thank you for taking the time to let us know. More 

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