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  • Aberdour Castle and Garden

    Due to access restrictions in place as a precautionary measure while Historic Environment Scotland undertake high level masonry inspections, there is currently no visitor access to this site.

    This splendid ruin was once the luxurious Renaissance home and pleasure gardens of Regent Morton, in his heyday Scotland's most powerful man.
    Today visitors can explore the beautiful walled gardens which include an orchard with eighteen varieties of apples, aromatherapy plants and herbs including camomile, lemon balm, rosemary and lavender, Jerusalem sage, catmint and curry plant.
    No matter what the time of year there is always something interesting to see. During May there is the first flush of colour closely followed by the Globe Thistle which blooms around late July/early August. In winter visitors can see the chocolate cosmos, cotoneaster and viburnum which add intense seasonal colour and aroma. Booking in advance is recommended to guarantee entry.

    How to find us

    In Aberdour, 8 miles east of the Forth Bridges on the A921
    Accessible by public transport. Railway a short walk from the castle.

    Location

    Awards

    Gold GBTS
    VS rating 4 Star

    Highlights

    Promotional Themes

    • Edible Gardens and Vegetables in Season
    • Autumn Colour
    • Winter Gardens / Winter Structure
    • Walled Garden


    Opening Times

    Dates closed

    Closed Thursdays and Fridays

    Admission prices

    Adult: Please check the website

    Facilities

    Picnic area Shop Car park Toilets Wheelchair access

    Coffee available in winter, reasonable wheelchair access, bicycle rack,

    Address

    Aberdour
    Burntisland
    KY3 0SL

    Phone

    01383 860 519
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