The 12th century fortified residence of Aberdour was extended by the Douglases in the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries.
It boasts a delightful walled garden and terraces with beehive-shaped dovecot.
Guided tours available in the summer months. Please phone Aberdour Castle for details.
Access is limited to part of the ground floor which includes a tearoom, the walled garden and the upper terrace to the south of the castle. Upper floors and terraces are not suitable for visitors using wheelchairs or with limited mobility as access is by turnpike stairs.
Gravel paths to the gardens/grounds can be difficult for visitors using wheelchairs, however access is possible with assistance and for more mobile visitors.
Visitors to the walled garden can enjoy its scented flowers.
Parking adjacent to property. Parking may be limited on occasion, in this instance visitors will be directed to the station car park.
The café is situated overlooking the terraced gardens and is an ideal place to relax. The café is open daily during April to October 10.30am to 4.30pm. From November to March a self-service hot drinks machine is available.
Region – Kingdom of Fife
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Postcode: KY3 0SL
From Edinburgh Waverley Train Station, take First Scotrail train to Aberdour (30 min); then walk 3 min to Aberdour Castle.