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Glenbuchat Castle

A fine example of a Z-plan tower house

Glenbuchat Castle

The castle is closed until further notice due to unsafe masonry at high level – the castle is not expected to open until spring 2017. External viewing will be available but may be restricted due to scaffolding. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

A fine example of a Z-plan tower house, built in 1590. Its last laird, John Gordon, was a notable Jacobite.


Car Parking Strong Footwear Recommended


Region – North and Grampian

6m West of Kildrummy on the A97.

Grid reference - NJ 397 148.


Tel: 01667 460 232.