Huntly Castle

Castles

Castle Huntly, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH

    Huntly Castle sits on the edge of the small market town of Huntly, beside the River Deveron in Aberdeenshire.

    The magnificent ruin of this motte and bailey style castle dates from the 12th century. With its splendid architecture, Huntly Castle served as a baronial residence for five centuries. The earliest stronghold on the site sheltered Robert the Bruce in the 14th century.

    The palace block, erected in between the 16th and 17th centuries, has an impressive L-plan tower house and defensive earthworks from the civil war. The property is famed for the fine heraldic sculpture and inscribed stone friezes and includes two impressive heraldic fireplaces in the Marchioness’s lodging.

    Eleven steps lead to the raised area where the castle stands. The castle can be viewed from outside and there is an interpretation board giving information about the property. Visitors using wheelchairs can enter the sales point.

    Gradings
    4 Castle
    Awards
    Assisted wheelchair access Green Tourism Gold
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Winter: closed Thursday and Friday 1st October-31st March

    Ticket Information
    Ticket Type
    Ticket Tariff
    Adult £5.50 per ticket
    Child £3.30 per ticket
    Concessions £4.40 per ticket

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Catering

    • Shop

    Domestic

    • Toilets

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Children Welcome

    Children

    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • ASVA Member

    Payment Methods

    • Electron
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Solo Card
    • Cash
    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Parking
    • Cycle Rack
    • On Public Transport Route

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