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Blair Castle House and Gardens Admission
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Discover Blair Castle and go on a journey into the fascinating past of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. Unique amongst Scottish castles, the story here leads you from Mary Queen of Scot's visit to the Civil War, and from the Jacobite cause to Queen...more
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Blair Atholl Street, Blair Atholl, Pitlochry PH18 5TL, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely gardens for a wee stroll enjoying the flowers and birds. We’ve walked these gardens many times and each time the effect is uplifting for the sole.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were too late to go on a tour of the actual castle but we did walk around the grounds and gardens. The gardens are well maintained and there are deer, sheep and horses on the property. There is a fascinating graveyard with old gravestones...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

An amazing historical display form all periods of the castles existence. The one disappointment to me was most of the castle was not accessible for a disabled person, but there was room with a video which took you on a tour of the upper floors....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank David B
BlairCastle, Director of Sales at Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your review, sadly due to the nature of the building we cant install lifts to the upper floors however we hope that the DVD room gave you a good tour. We are constantly reviewing and upgrading our access but if you feel...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Scenery/history worth the trip. Castle and tour guides inside the BEST! Great pubs nearby - Visit Castle Gardens -

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank smtgirlie
BlairCastle, Director of Sales at Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your lovely review, I will pass on your kind words to the team.

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to go back in time and imagine being surrounded by prices and princesses then take a day off and come here. The castle is magestic, the rooms are so beautiful (although I still think that people where too obsessed with hunting at...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank michela c
BlairCastle, Director of Sales at Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Castle was beautiful and we were lucky to be there when there weren't many others there. Talk the opportunity to walk around the gardens and through the woods. There are several unexpected treasures, huge trees and lots of sheep!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JGB207
BlairCastle, Director of Sales at Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Delighted that you enjoyed your trip, we definitely have huge trees come of the biggest in the country!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we left the piper was playing - what a way to end a visit! Prior to this we spent about 90 minutes going around the house - we didn't do the gardens as we had been before but the house had been closed -...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Phil C
BlairCastle, Director of Sales at Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review the castle.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently got married at Blair castle on Easter Saturday 2019 and Jackie and the whole team made it the most incredible day. From day 1 the communication was easy even though we don’t live in Scotland. Jackie and the team are organised, thorough and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Emma L
BlairCastle, Director of Sales at Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review, it was an honor to be part of your amazing day. We wish you all the very best for the future and come back and see us soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very impressive castle with 30 rooms to visit ,each with its own interest, culminating in the drawing room on the top floor with it’s magnificent ceiling. Staff are very friendly and informative. There is a very nice gift shop and cafe at the end...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank CandJFM
BlairCastle, Director of Sales at Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your review

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Blair Castle is about a 15 minute walk from the Blair Atholl Train Station or the front access gate along A9. You pay your entrance fees at the ticket booth along the drive as you approach the castle. Car parking is provided with in a...More

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BlairCastle, Director of Sales at Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to do such a great detailed review.

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Ciara M
May 13, 2019|
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Response from BlairCastle | Property representative |
Hi, many thanks for your question. The right to roam does not cover Visitor Attractions or other places that charge for entry. For more information please see the Outdoor Access Code... More
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biskit78
July 2, 2018|
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Response from lindypop2003 | Reviewed this property |
There is not much for the kids to do apart from seeing the red deer and the grounds.
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biskit78
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Response from J_Leics | Reviewed this property |
My kids (7&3) loves it. They are interested in castles. There is a kids quiz they can fill out on the way around (different quiz for different ages of child). We spent all day there and they wanted to go back again. Three... More
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