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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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Beautiful castle

Our visit was over the last Bank holiday in May. The earliest parts of Fyvie Castle date from the 13th century. Some sources claim it was built in 1211 by William the Lion... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Our visit was over the last Bank holiday in May. The earliest parts of Fyvie Castle date from the 13th century. Some sources claim it was built in 1211 by William the Lion. Fyvie was the site of an open-air court held by Robert the Bruce. Charles 1 lived here as a child. Five successive families – Preston, Meldrum, Seton,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We had a tour guide of Fyvie this afternoon and it was great. The tour guide (whose name i didn't get as we were a little (2 minutes) behind) Fyvie is stunning and the house is a traditional castle, with towers and an amazing stair case. The history of the castle would be confusing it it weren't for the tour... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

This castle has stunning interiors. All rooms are filled with beautiful furniture & elegant accessories. The rooms are filled with pictures, fixtures & fittings that are magnificent. The grounds are kept to the highest standards. The staff were helpful, informative & friendly. Well worth a visit

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Visited Fyvie Castle to look at it from the outside does not do the interior justice. It was just amazing. The fireplaces were absolutely beautiful. It is the type of property that you leave thinking WOW!!! I wish I lived there. The Gardens and surrounding land was spectacular from the American Garden to the other gardens and pond. Well worth... More 

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Don't use a satnav to get you there unless you are happy detouring round the country lanes. Once you do arrive plenty of parking and a gentle walk up to the castle. We were lucky that a guided tour was just about to start which made it much more informative and interesting than relying on a guidebook. Stairs much easier... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Yet another beautiful castle not far from my house, nice walk around the castle grounds and castle inside is stunning, trying to visit all castles in my area and beyond, get the nts membership if you plan seeing lots

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Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We were lucky enough to have a tour guide in every room who all had lots of knowledge of the most amazing house! Thoroughly enjoyed our visit and would recommend it to anyone we were lucky enough to view paintings by many famous artists and visit lovely gardens where many people were having picnics. the tearoom was very busy so... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Had an excellent tour of the castle and wonder around the grounds, had a very welcoming and informative guide who made the castle and its history come alive.

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Eye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The day we went you could only go round on guided tours. How lucky was that - while we probably spent three times as long, we found out ten times as much! The guide had an amazing knowledge of the castle and its development from a defensive starting point to a mansion, which each family adding a tower, the contents... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This castle is steeped in history and actually dates back to the 13th century. One of the great attractions is that most of the furnishings belong in the castle and have not simply been brought in from elsewhere. This succeeds in giving the place a great family feel and you can easily begin to feel part of the family. The... More 

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