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  • Drum Castle, Garden & Estate

    Take in an enormous sweep of Scottish history, where the Royal Forest and Tower of Drum were given to the Irvine family by Robert the Bruce in 1323.
    Trace the evocative history and experience the Jacobean mansion house extension and Victorian adaptations of this impressive building, and then take to the grounds.
    Breathe in the fresh scented air, roam the Old Wood of Drum then see how roses have been cultivated over the centuries, in this breathtakingly beautiful garden.

    How to find us

    Road: off A93 3m west of Peterculter; see website for further details

    Location

    Awards

    Green Tourism Silver Award, VisitScotland 4 Star Grading

    Highlights

    • Oak trees dating from the 1700s
    • Garden of Historic Roses has over 200 varities
    • Spot kites, red deer and badgers in the woods

    Guided tours

    Look out for special events such as garden walks, talks and lectures, demonstrations, apple days, wildlife events, special plant sales, musical performances and much more. See website for further details.For group tour ideas see our new website for exclusive trade offers, rates and ticket options, unique experiences and suggested itineraries. If you are a travel operator please contact our central Travel Trade department with all enquiries, bookings, and any other requirements like catering or bespoke tours - [email protected] or telephone: +44 (0) 131 458 0204.
    For general groups (clubs, friends, and parties) contact the properties direct for information, private tours and other special arrangements.

    Group visits

    For group tour ideas see our new website for exclusive trade offers, rates and ticket options, unique experiences and suggested itineraries. If you are a travel operator please contact our central Travel Trade department with all enquiries, bookings, and any other requirements like catering or bespoke tours - [email protected] or telephone: +44 (0) 131 458 0204.
    For general groups (clubs, friends, and parties) contact the properties direct for information, private tours and other special arrangements.

    Promotional Themes

    • Herbaceous Borders & Plantings
    • Woodland Gardens
    • Rose Gardens
    • Tree Collection/Champion Trees
    • Red Squirrels
    • Woodland Wildlife
    • Walled Garden

    Opening Times

    Saturday: 10:00 - 16:00 Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00 also:

    Grounds open year round. Please visit our website for updates on entry to the castle, shop and walled garden.

    Dates closed

    Check website for more details

    Admission prices

    Facilities

    Shop Car park Accessible parking Pushchair friendly Assistance Dogs Events

    Address

    Drumoak
    by Banchory
    Aberdeenshire
    AB31 5EY

    Phone

    01330 700334
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