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Address: Fyvie | Turriff, Fyvie AB35 8JS, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-165-189-1266
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Description: Spooky 14th-century castle said to be haunted by Dame Drimid, who was...
Spooky 14th-century castle said to be haunted by Dame Drimid, who was starved to death by her husband for bearing him only female children.
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Excellent wedding venue

The National Trust for Scotland team at Fyvie Castle were exemplary in arranging the wedding we attended on 25 July 2015. The ceremony and festivities were delightful in one of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The National Trust for Scotland team at Fyvie Castle were exemplary in arranging the wedding we attended on 25 July 2015. The ceremony and festivities were delightful in one of the best wedding venues in the UK. The castle and its function rooms are beautifully appointed , underpinned by fascinating history. The catering for the wedding breakfast was of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

lovely gardens and grounds. Castle was so romantic. The walk round the lake was wonderful, it was a beautiful sunny day making everything grow and bloom

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Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Hugely impressive from the outside. Beautiful interiors with important collection of paintings, especially Raeburn. Many high-quality portraits of varied date. Unfortunately the NTS does not allow photography inside - which is behind the times and out of step with its counterpart in England and Wales. Compulsory guided tours most of the year (although free-flow in peak period) which made my... More 

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Wurzburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This building started out as a mediaeval castle, but has been modernised, improved, added-to, etc. by owners with very different needs over the centuries. The result is an eclectic mixture of furnishings etc. An incredible little collection of the most intricate Meissner porcelain sticks in my mind as the only highlight.

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Motherwell, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Just returned from a brill day out at Fyvie Castle, you receive a warm welcome from their staff who are very patient in answering questions about the history of the castle. When Mum struggled with stairs we were told to use the lift. Apologies to the lady we met at the 3rd floor (private residents) and for kindly informing us... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The castle was interesting, very pleasent to walk around, surprisingly a lot more access in and around the rooms than most properties we have visited. The visit was spoilt a little by the tea room. Whilst it was clean, and the food we had was very good, it was very limited in choice. two of our party had soup but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Fyvie has a lot of beautiful furniture and artifacts, very well maintained. You will love the spiral staircase! Lots of history on display, and the gardens are extensive--lots to explore.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Castle is seeped in 800 years of history! Very interesting history of five families that occupied the castle. Alexander Forbes-Leith did an outstanding job of furnishing the castle with beautiful artwork and furnishings. Had a wonderful time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Wonderful place to spend the day. Lovely picnic area and great grounds to walk around. Ground is very flat so good for buggies or the less able. Toilets also availibility in the beautiful gardens.

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Appin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Another great National Trust site staffed by people who seem to know everything about the place and are happy to share that information patiently. All the rooms have information placards or helpful staff. Lovely estate surrounded by gorgeous grounds perfect for picnicking and walking. Dogs allowed on lead, fantastic walled gardens. The grounds were immaculate. Tearoom and gift shop on... More 

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Address: Fyvie | Turriff, Fyvie AB35 8JS, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-165-189-1266
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