Aberdour Castle and Gardens

Aberdour Castle consists of a complex of ranges dating from the 12th to the 17th century – the rest of the castle is a ruin. Look out for the dovecot, walled garden and to the south a series of terraces dating from the 16th century which were restored in the 1980s. An area of ground below the terraces was recently laid out as an orchard while woodland flanks the Dour Burn.

The surviving parts of the early tower are the best preserved 12th century secular stone architecture in Scotland.

Aberdour railway station is within walking distance.

The Castle and Gardens are open daily from April until the end of September. From October until the end of March, Aberdour is open from Monday to Thursday. The Castle and Gardens are closed for lunch between 12.30pm and 1.30pm. Check the website for further details

Historic Scotland and English Heritage Members visit for free.

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Address: Burntisland, Fife, KY3 0SL View map Phone: 01383 860519 Length of visit: 1-2 hours
Dog friendly: Yes
Cafe: Yes
Car park: Yes
House open: Yes
House open - occasionally: No
Family friendly: Yes
Parking on Grass Verge: No
Toilets: No
Wheelchair - partly: Yes

For information on opening times and to buy tickets: Click here

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