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Address: Delgaty, Turriff, Scotland
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Christmas Fayre/Craft Sale

If you're out for a wee drive this weekend this place is well worth a visit! Lovely castle beautifully decorated for Christmas with lots of craft stalls, Santa for the wee ones... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Carolyn M
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're out for a wee drive this weekend this place is well worth a visit! Lovely castle beautifully decorated for Christmas with lots of craft stalls, Santa for the wee ones and a great wee cafe to stop for a bite to eat! Highly recommend! 🎅🏼🎄

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Thank Carolyn M
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at the castle accommodation before so popped n for a visit this week when we were nearby again. Still charming & welcoming. Very interesting history, well presented. Refreshing independent. Nearby fishing lake. Beautiful walks through the forest on the grounds, full of gorgeous autumn colours this week.

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Thank VicBo123
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

This was a refreshing change from the usual, very neat but soulless, feel of many National Trust properties. The renovation is a work in progress, the gardens have yet to be revived, but Delgatie Castle is welcoming, friendly and interesting. The personal notes in the histories, the obvious family attachment to the castle, make this a more personal and intimate... More 

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Thank Tazfiend
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

I visited here whist I was staying with family in the area in July 2015. It was a reasonable price to get in and the staff were very friendly. There was a lot to see in the castle and I found it very informative. Before leaving we went to the cafe and had some tea and cakes. They were very... More 

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Thank Mitsie65
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Delgatie castle is a great place to visit both for the history of the castle and for the Lairds kitchen. Very interesting castle in lovely grounds makes for a great day out.

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Thank EATravel1990
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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412 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

This castle has the tower house open for visitors. Very interesting history and a much more personal experience with the notes written by the owner in the visitor rooms. A bit of a French touch and ceiling beams in some rooms are very interesting. Love the cannons out front and lovely little garden.

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Thank maraalfa
Livingston, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

On holiday in this beautiful area with our two dogs. As the weather was good we decided to visit Delgatie Castle knowing that we would not be able to enter the castle with dogs but expecting to be able to walk around the grounds and perhaps get something to eat from the Lairds Kitchen. Arrived about 2.00pm and parked on... More 

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Thank John D
Brisbane Region, Australia
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44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We had a pleasant visit to Delgatie Castle just a couple of miles from the town of Turriff. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The castle itself requires some maintenance as can see it needing fixing in places. Being a privately owned castle, I would think funding is the issue regarding maintenance, Most of the rooms visited were stuffy... More 

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Inverurie, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Interesting facts about the Hay Clan, and very knowledgeable guide. Very nice restaurant, full of period charm.

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Thank Sandy_Mac70
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We went here on a glorious day. We parked in the public carpark and walked up to the house, even though, as registered disab?ed, there was parking at the house. We started in the café and then toured the house.There are 97 steps to climb, but they are broken into easily manageable climbs. In each room there is a written... More 

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