Craigievar Castle

Local nameCraigievar Castle
LocationScotland, UK

Craigievar Castle is a pinkish harled castle 6 miles south of Alford, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It was the seat of Clan Sempill and the Forbes family resided here for 350 years until 1963, when the property was given to the National Trust for Scotland by William Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill. The setting is among scenic rolling foothills of the Grampian Mountains. The contrast of its massive lower storey structure to the finely sculpted multiple turrets, gargoyles and high corbelling work create a classic fairytale appearance.

Tags Historic BuildingCastleHistoricalNational Trust for Scotland
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Opening hours

Grounds:
Open daily: 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Castle:
Mar 25 - Jun 30, Sep 1 - Sep 29 :
Fri - Tue: 11 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Jul - Aug:
Open daily: 11 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Admission

Adult: £12.50
Concession: £9

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craigievar_Castle

Official Website https://www.nts.org.uk/Property/Craigievar-Castle/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/CraigievarCastleNTS

Email Craigievarcastle@nts.org.uk

Phone +44 844 493 2174

Address Craigievar, Alford AB33 8JF, United Kingdom

Coordinates 57°10'27.033" N -2°43'5.173" E

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