The Preston Tower Apartment, Fyvie Castle

Self Catering

Fyvie, Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 8JS

    One of the most stunning castles in the North East, Fyvie Castle has a rich 800-year history.

    Tradition claims that the castle's five successive families - Preston, Meldrum, Seton, Gordon and Forbes-Leith - each added a tower to this magnificent Scottish Baronial fortress. The Preston and Seton families built the towers forming the East Wing in the 14th and 17th centuries respectively.

    The castle is located within extensive grounds; visitors can enjoy a leisurely stroll around the beautiful walled garden, parkland and loch, and then relax with a cup of tea and a piece of delicious homebaking in the tearoom. The Preston Tower Apartment is in the east wing and offers you the opportunity to stay in this fabulous castle, which has welcomed many important guests in its past, among them Robert the Bruce, Edward I and Charles I. This pleasant and very unusual apartment, in the Preston and Seton Towers, is constructed between four floors with a number of intermediate floors, and is accessed via a spiral staircase. The apartment is furnished to a high standard with predominantly antique furniture.

    Sleeping 16, this property makes an ideal base for a family reunion, special birthday, anniversary, or simply a fun get-together with friends. Just 7 miles from Turriff, Fyvie is at the heart of the Castle Trail and within easy access of salmon-fishing rivers, malt whisky distilleries, 18-hole golf courses and fabulous walking opportunities - the perfect Scottish holiday destination.

    Accommodation is split over 4 storeys, accessed by a spiral staircase, and comprises: 3 double and 5 twin bedrooms; Dining room; Kitchen; Drawing room; 1 bathroom with original roll top bath; 3 additional WCs; 3 showers rooms. The kitchen and bathrooms were refurbished at the beginning of 2015.

    Short breaks available Friday-Monday and Monday-Friday. Full weeks run Saturday - Saturday.

    Discounted prices are available for smaller groups within 1 month of departure. Please contact NTS Holidays Department on 0131 458 0305 for further details.

    4 Self Catering
    Green Tourism Silver Cyclists Welcome Walkers Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Accommodation Type

    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Children Welcome


    • ASVA Member
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area


    • Rural Location


    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Parking
    • Public Parking Nearby


    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Restaurant
    • Shop
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available


    • Dishwasher
    • Electric Cooker
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Freezer
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Lounge
    • Microwave
    • Shared Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Washing Machine

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Gift Shop
    • Radio
    • Television

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    The village of Fyvie lies immediately off the A947 Aberdeen-Banff road. Fyvie village is 25 m N of Aberdeen and 10 m S of Turriff. Brown tourist board signs from Fyvie village will guide you to the main castle entrance. Follow the main drive past the public car park to the main castle entrance.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- Nearest rail station is in Inverurie, 13 m S of Fyvie. Taxis in Inverurie include Garioch Taxis and Alpha Taxis. Aberdeen rail station is 26 m S of Fyvie and Stagecoach Bluebird operate a regular bus service to Fyvie.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Aberdeen International Airport (at Dyce) is 21 m E of Fyvie. Car hire and taxis are available at the airport.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath
      • separate shower unit

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 4


    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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