Balvenie Castle

Situated on the strategic road from Donside to Moray, the castle is now only a courtyard enclosed by ruins. The primitive structure had a massive curtain wall and a moat dating back to the times of the Comyns in the late 13/early 14C. Towards the mid-16C, the 4th Earl of Atholl, a Stewart, built the Renaissance castle. The entrance is particularly ornate with sculpted coats of arms, mouldings and corbelled structures.

Useful information

Address:

Castle Road, AB55 4DH Dufftown

Phone:

+44 1340 820121

Price:

5 £ (-15 years old 3 £)

Opening hours

Apr-Sep: 9.30am-5.30pm

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