Drum Castle, Garden and Estate, Banchory

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  • It really does feel like a place that was lived in. My favourite was the fabulous library, complete with rather erotic painting of the Archangel Gabriel, in part a self-portrait by a former Laird of....  more »
  • Castle and gardens are currently closed due to the pandemic but the grounds are still open. The castle itself is a little underwhelming compared to others in Scotland. There is a play park which is...  more »
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  • Great to have Drum Castle open in the winter. We enjoyed a nice meal of soup and sandwich in the cellar restaurant and then took the tour led by Anne. She has guided visitors round the castle for 20 years and knows the place inside out. Her commentary was delivered with sparkle and humour. It was a pity that the tower was closed but that is a good reason to return.
  • Great castle with a lot of character. Quaint little tea room with a good menu! Sandwich was delicious!! Guide very good and very knowledgeable!!
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