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Balvenie Castle

Balvenie Castle

Originally the seat of the powerful Comyn earls of Buchan, Balvenie is a castle of enclosure with massive curtain wall.

Highlights

  • The formidable curtain wall – a rare example of 13th-century military architecture in Scotland.
  • The Atholl Lodging – a fine example of Renaissance architecture, showing the layout of a noble residence and containing some fine details.
  • The iron yett – the two-part iron cross-barred gate behind the main entrance is unique in Scotland.
Green Tourism Award - Gold

Location

Region – North and Grampian
Postcode: AB55 4DH

Opening arrangements

Summer
1 April - 30 September, Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

Closed during winter season
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Admission prices

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

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28 July 2014

The Three Estates Costume Exhibition

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Ring of Brodgar Guided Walk

Ring Of Brodgar Stone Circle and Henge

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Katy Dove Exhibition

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Arthur's Amble

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Standing Stones of Stenness Guided Walk

Stones Of Stenness Circle And Henge

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Music Through the Ages

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