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Tolquhon Castle

The most picturesque of the castles in the Grampian countryside

Tolquhon Castle

Noted for its highly ornamented gatehouse, Tolquhon is one of the most picturesque of the castles in the Grampian countryside.

Highlights

  • The gatehouse – a real gem, built not to deter, but to impress – which it still contrives to do.
  • The main house – a charming composition at the far end of the courtyard, with a good ‘below stairs’ and family rooms above to explore. Spot the initials T.L. high up on the outside of the main house – a rare instance of a medieval architect signing his work.
  • The secret hiding-place – in the laird’s bedchamber on the second floor, a hidden compartment below the floor where Sir William hid his valuables
Green Tourism Award - Silver

Location

Region – North and Grampian
Postcode: AB41 7LP

Opening arrangements

Summer only
1 April - 30 September , Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun, 9.30am to 5.30pm (last entry 5pm)

Admission prices

Summer
Adult £4.50, Child £2.70, Concession £3.60

Events at Tolquhon Castle

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5 July 2015

Weaving the Unicorn exhibition

Stirling Castle

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Waterloo Colours

Edinburgh Castle

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The Other Mary Exhibition

Stirling Castle

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Coast

Duff House

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Ring of Brodgar Walk

Ring Of Brodgar Stone Circle and Henge

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Spectacular Jousting

Linlithgow Palace

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Wildflower Wander

Ring Of Brodgar Stone Circle and Henge

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Scouse Jocks in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle

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Enemy at the Gate

Urquhart Castle

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Man at Arms Tour - Bell the Cat

Tantallon Castle

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Dirleton Castle Garden Tour

Dirleton Castle And Garden

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