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Fyvie Castle

| Turriff, Fyvie AB53 8JS, Scotland
+44 1651 891266
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The charm of Fyvie ranges from its 13th-century origins to its stunning Edwardian interiors. The castle is home to a superb collection of arms, armour and paintings, including works by Raeburn and Gainsborough. Stroll around the picturesque loch, or visit the restored 1903 racquet court and bowling alley. Ghosts, legends and folklore are all woven into the tapestry of Fyvie Castle's 800-year history. Tradition claims that the castle's five successive families - Preston, Meldrum, Seton, Gordon and Forbes-Leith - each added a tower to this magnificent Scottish Baronial fortress. You can see their influences today among the medieval stones and the lavish Edwardian interiors, and imagine what castle life must have been like for the families and their royal guests - among them Robert the Bruce, Edward I and Charles I.
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| Turriff, Fyvie AB53 8JS, Scotland
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"tea room"
in 19 reviews
"walled garden"
in 16 reviews
"national trust for scotland"
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"guided tour"
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"well worth a visit"
in 17 reviews
"sat nav"
in 4 reviews
"ghost stories"
in 5 reviews
"fascinating history"
in 5 reviews
"soup"
in 8 reviews
"wedding venue"
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"lovely grounds"
in 5 reviews
"extensive grounds"
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"car park"
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"on display"
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"scones"
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"lovely walk"
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"sunny day"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here as members of nts. A self guided tour supported by guides in most of the rooms. There is a huge abundance of art if you are particularly interested. I found the music room most interesting as it is beautiful. Overall not as interesting...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been wanting to visit Fyvie Castle for a while and enjoyed the visit, lots and lots to see, lots of great paintings, lots of weapons and interesting history. Tea room is also worth a visit.

Thank Brian B
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Five is one of the lovely pink castles of Scotland. We stopped in for a very brief look while waiting for a tour at a nearby distillery, so we didn't have time for a tour. They did let us in to see a carving above...More

Thank Wendy V
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We came here and used out National Trust membership to look around the castle but we also took part in the Easter egg hunt. Wonderful place. It's a stunning castle. Friendly and very helpful staff. They know alsorts about the castle so don't be afraid...More

Thank Bee P
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Great Christmas fayre, lots of stalls around the castle enabling you to browse and also take in the great castle interior at the same time. Alot of history and a must see if you are in the area. The staff were also very helpful.

Thank Ryan A
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

A lot to see here at Fyvie Castle for anyone interested in Scottish Castles and old buildings. A lovely afternoon visit. The tearoom was excellent too with lovely homebakes.

Thank LindaB065
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

We visited this iconic Castle recently as part of a private family group. The wonderful driveway led us to some magnificent grounds, in which the beautiful pink castle was located. The rooms were well furnished with the expected period furniture, but the Art Collection was...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We have, since joining the National Trust for Scotland, been enjoying visits to various places. Yesterday's visit to Fyvie Castle is my favourite so far. Helped by the wonderful sunny day. We walked round the Loch twice. Water birds everywhere, the family of 10 swans...More

Thank Petenjan99
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

This is a guided tour of the castle which usually I don't like as tend to lose concentration but found it very informative. As we have a dog my husband didn't go in as the tour was well over an hour he walked around the...More

Thank Michelle B
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Fyvie Castle is in the care of the National Trust for Scotland. The cost of entrance for an adult is £12.50 but if like me you are a member or a volunteer entrance to the property is free. I enjoyed listening to the story of...More

1  Thank allanmaciver
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Response from Heather G | Reviewed this property |
I think you can.when I went no-one had any dogs.
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Response from TinaPaphos | Reviewed this property |
I spent around an hour inside the castle, they have someone in each room to give you details and stories, could easily spend 2 hours if you want. Plus they have the park and the lake. Each time i went there i spent a few... More
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