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Address: Delgaty, Turriff AB53 5TD, Scotland
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great Old Building

This Castle is run by volunteers. I love meeting friends here for an afternoon cuppa and home bakes.

Reviewed April 16, 2016
Helen H
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Turriff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed May 9, 2016

Monday 9th May. Just home from a lovely lunch at Delgatie Castle - beautiful home made Cullen Skink and freshly made roast beef sandwiches, plus home made chocolate cake! Never fails to amaze me how these women not only make all the meals from scratch, but look after holiday accommodation and then cater for weddings and functions as well !... More 

Thank snoopmummy
Aberdeen, UK
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6 reviews
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Reviewed May 8, 2016

Castle is an amazing historic building, lots to see, but would benefit from better presentation. Rooms were dusty and untidy and approach to castle was scruffy and depressing. A very interesting place though, just more care needed. Cafe and shop are very nive, however.

1 Thank Ronilev
Bearsden, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 5, 2016

Visited on the strength of internet reviews, especially with regard to the "Award winning" kitchen. We turned up to what looked like an abandoned and closed property and almost drove away. Wish we had. The staff are friendly enough, and the history, especially as expressed in "The Captains" notes are refreshing, BUT the place is run down and shabby with... More 

2 Thank Paul F
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2016

This Castle is run by volunteers. I love meeting friends here for an afternoon cuppa and home bakes.

Thank Helen H
Inverness, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Oh my gosh it looks very old from the outside and it gave the feel, to me, of something kind of secretive about it. We were warmly greeted by a lady at the front door who took great pleasure in telling us about Captain Hay and how he came about owning the castle. We learned a few more things about... More 

Thank Sherrel H
Turriff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2016

Lovely little jewel. Homebakes are lovely. Staff are very accommodating. My son has tried some of Joan's wonderful pancake stack's, bannoffee is his favourite.

Thank Kirsty R
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Tucked away just outside Turriff, this 16th century castle is well worth a visit. Its history and restoration story are fasconating.Has an excellent restaurant and nice woodland walks too

Thank pammy869
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Reviewed January 27, 2016

A group of 9 visited Delgatie for a tour and afternoon tea, as a birthday treat. After being allowed to explore the castle at our leisure, Joan and her staff provided the most excellent and friendly afternoon tea, including birthday cake. Nothing was too much bother, and everyone had an excellent experience. Highly recommended, thank you!

Thank Lorna C
Burghead, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 14, 2015

Extremely friendly staff and a wonderfully unique trip around a castle with a gem round every corner.

Thank Lusy S
Nantwich, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2015

stayed in this castle about 17 years ago. booked in the wing nr the chaple for seven days . left after 4. one scary place when your in there at night alone. lots of noises kids running around.shouting ect. but noone else but us staying there!

Thank Conor H

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