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Great wee walk and historic ruin

Great walk round the countryside and up the hill to the Drumin Castle ruin - also the community... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2019
glennharrold
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Small Castle Ruins

Drumin Castle was a drive by discovery for us, signposted from the road. We popped in to have a... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Krimson_17
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Aug 3, 2019
“Great wee walk and historic ruin”
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Glenlivet Estate | Main Street, Tomintoul AB37 9EX, Scotland
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Reviewed August 3, 2019 via mobile

Great walk round the countryside and up the hill to the Drumin Castle ruin - also the community orchard - great views too!

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank glennharrold
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Visited this Scottish National Trust property recently. A most interesting building and a dip into history.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rosemary H
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Drumin Castle was a drive by discovery for us, signposted from the road. We popped in to have a look, there is a small car park and options for steps or path up to the castle ruins. It's free to enter and situated on the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

A little bit off the beaten track, but if you happen to be in the area worth a quick look, very very old with some great views, caught a lovely red sunset here

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Geezersl
Reviewed May 13, 2017

This small castle ruin is signposted from the B9008, with a car parking area just a few minutes from it. The steps to the castle were closed for repair when I visited a few days ago, but another path was marked from the car park...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

A great spot for a picnic in the walled gardens and a little bit of castle to see. Quite ruined and no bits to climb when I was there, but the hill to get there was quite steep. The walled garden is spacious and has...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jed103
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Before visiting here it's best to read a bit about the History of the building. Like so many of Scotlands ancient castles this one is also in a ruinous condition. Don't let that put you off though. It's worth the effort to take time to...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Stephen B
Reviewed November 12, 2016

This old castle is ruined (partly) but still can be seen the main structures, well. The most difficult is to find it, not located at beside of wide roads. You should take enough time especially at (out of season) dark time, daylight is shorter from...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank JaakkoTapio
Reviewed October 6, 2016

As you stagger out of the superb Glenlivet Distillery, spare a little time to stop off at the Drumin Castle. It is a beautiful little ruin with lovely gardens and a shed load of history. A small climb up an ancient pathway will take you...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Ron B
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Stopped on a way from Tomintoul to Dufftown. Its a nice ruin, but need 1 or 2 tables how to find it. It has a small, well kept walled garden with information table about the castle history. Also in the castle (not accessible directly from...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Gabriel V
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