Drum Castle, Garden and Estate

The oldest intact building in the care of the National Trust for Scotland, Drum Castle was, from 1323 to 1975, the home of the Irvine family. Situated in the world-famous castle country of North East Scotland, the castle stands at the gates to Royal Deeside on a ridge overlooking the River Dee, 10 miles from the heart of the granite city, Aberdeen.
Old Wood of Drum, containing the last remnants of the Royal Forest of Drum

Beautiful Garden of Historic Roses

In possession of the Irvines of Drum from 1323 to 1975

13th-century tower (the oldest intact in Scotland)

Stunning location for Weddings

Beautiful medieval chapel

17th-century mansion house and 19th-century additions

Venue Type:

Castle or defences

Admission charges

Adult £8.50, Family £21, Single Parent £16, Concession £5.50Car park pay and display £2

Additional info

Access to ground floor, including shop and tearoom. Limited access to main floor. Accessible toilet in the courtyard. Parking: there is a designated area in the main car park and two spaces by the Garden of Historic Roses. Visual information. Braille information sheets. Large-print English information in the rooms. Scented rose garden. Touch tours (bookable in advance)

Drum Castle, Garden and Estate
By Banchory
AB31 5EY






0844 493 2161

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