Fyvie Castle


Fyvie, Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 8JS

    Dating back to the 13th century, Fyvie Castle is found about a mile north of the village of Fyvie in Aberdeenshire.

    This stunning castle was once a royal stronghold, one of a chain of fortresses throughout medieval Scotland. The oldest part of the castle still stands today, dating from the 13th century, which houses a great wheel staircase, the finest in Scotland.

    Contemporary panelling and plaster ceilings survive in the 17th-century Morning Room and the opulence of the Edwardian era is reflected in the interiors created by the first Lord Leith of Fyvie.

    A rich portrait collection is also found in the castle including works by Batoni, Raeburn and Hoppner; and there is a fine collection of arms and armour and 17th-century tapestries.

    The grounds and loch were designed as landscaped parkland in the early 19th century. The 18th-century walled garden has been redeveloped as a celebration of Scottish fruits and vegetables. Visitors can also enjoy the restored racquets court, ice house, bird hide, restored earth closet and beautiful loch-side walks.

    4 Castle
    Mobility difficulties Green Tourism Silver
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Apr 2016 - 31 Oct 2016

    All year, daily, 9-sunset

    All year

    Castle, Shop and Tearoom:
    1 April to 30 June, Saturday-Wednesday, 12-5
    1 July to 31 August, daily, 11-5
    1 September to 31 October, Saturday-Wednesday, 12-5

    Note: Last admission to castle 4.15pm. Last orders in Tearoom 4pm.


    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site Tearoom available, located close to the historic castle kitchens. There you can enjoy a light lunch or cake and a refreshing cup of tea or coffee.
    • Shop


    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome


    • Picnic Area

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Wedding Services

    • Able to erect a marquee
    • Accommodation Available
    • Can use own suppliers
    • Civil Ceremony
    • Reception Facilities
    • Religious Ceremony

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet
      • the gift shop
      • the information point


    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
      • With designated parking for visitors with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction
    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Cafeteria / Restaurant

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to the :
      • cafeteria

    Ticket / Information / Gift Shop [where applicable]

    • Information available in alternative formats
      • Braille

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

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