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Fyvie Castle

Fyvie | Turriff, Fyvie AB35 8JS, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Fyvie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
Description: 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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Ayr, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Visited Fyvie Castle while on a short break in the north east. We are guests at a wedding next year, and are members of NT, so were interested to find out about the history. Fascinating interiors, informative volunteers in the rooms, wonderful art collection and loved the Gallery Room where the wedding will be held. Rested in the peaceful walled... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Excellent venue for a wedding. Beautiful atmospheric castle and grounds. Organisation of logistics around ceremony, catering, music and dancing was all first class. The staff where very friendly, professional and helpful. Special thanks to Celine who was our main point of contact and looked after everything brilliantly. Our daughters wedding was a huge success. Huge thanks to all at Fyvie.... More

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Wilmer, Alabama, United States
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This Castle is well cared for and offers a full interior tour. It has much history about the different owners and the towers that each one added as time passed. There are people staged throughout the castle to answer questions and give history about its rooms and artifacts. Plan to stay a while, it is rich with stories that will... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My wife went round the castle and I took dogs around the lake. Walled fruit and veg garden very interesting to me as a gardener. Like all NTS great tea shop

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Upper Beeding, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A superb castle owned by the National Trust of Scotland, the history was wonderfully brought to life by members of staff stationed in each room.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Really enjoyed our visit to Fyvie Castle. The interior was very interesting, as we come from the South East of England it was lovely to see a real Scottish Castle. The gardens are really well kept. We enjoyed a nice cuppa & cake at the restaurant at the end of our visit.

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
24 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This was an interesting castle to visit. There were guides in each room to answer any questions. Lovely vegetable garden too. Well worth a visit.

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Holytown, Scotland, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
44 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Well of the track this castle is a must to visit. Is in great condition lots of rooms to visit Great history. Murder and Ghosts. beautiful gardens. We spent more than three hours going through tghis lovely maintained castle. Teashop and shop all reasonablyt priced Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Beautiful venue for a wedding, the grounds are kept pristinely and the castle is stunning. There is however one thing i would like to comment on... Why when a venue that has a wedding almost every weekend, have they not yet built a toilet to serve the building where the evening receptions are held. The bride using a porta cabin... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Nice visit. Guides are very informative. Lots of history with armour on the walls and an amazing book collection, including original Dickens novels. Paintings are HUGE and worth a fortune. Good place for a wedding if you're minted. National Trust members get in free.

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