Drum Castle

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Drum Castle

A unique Scottish castle combines a 13-century square medieval tower with a Jacobean mansion house and has a great collection of superb furniture and fine paintings on display from the Victorian lairds.  Visitors can climb a ladder to the battlements and take in the amazing views of the surrounding countryside of Forest Drum. 

Don't miss the beautiful Garden of Historic Roses which has been divided into quadrants each containing a design from the last four centuries together with roses from that period.  Also, spend some time exploring the Old Wood of Drum, an ancient oak woodland - now a Site of Special Scientific Interest, woodland trails and a children's playground.

Opening Times 
Grounds are open daily, all year round
 
Castle, Tearoom and Shop
2 April to 30 June, Thursday - Monday 11am - 4.45pm
1 July to 31 August - daily 11am - 4.45pm
1 September to 30 September - Thursday - Monday, 11am - 4.45pm  (last entry 45 mins before closing).

Admission Prices
Adult - £9
Family - £22
1 parent - £16.50
Concession - £6.50
Car park pay and display - £2

Facilities
Small shop and Tearoom within the castle

Rangers
The Trust's North East Ranger Service provides stewardship for the wildlife and flora of the estate, environmental education, waymarked trails and runs a guided walks programme.
For more details please phone 0844 493 2167.

Weddings and Corporate Events
A wedding in a castle in Aberdeenshire? How many grooms imagine themselves striding in their kilt through rooms steeped in history, a piper playing in the courtyard below, to await the arrival of their future wife? How many brides dream of entering the vaulted rooms of a Scottish castle to the gentle tones of a traditional harp, to find their future husband waiting for them?
At Drum we can turn these dreams and imaginings into reality.
There are several areas at Drum that you can use to get married, including the chapel.
 
For information about corporate events and weddings at Drum Castle, please contact Sarah Hopkins, Function Sales Manager on 0844 493 2161 or email shopkins@nts.org.uk

Accessibility
Access to ground floor, including shop and tearoom
Limited access to main floor
Accessible toilet in the courtyard
Parking - there is a designated area in the main car park and two spaces by the Garden of Historic Roses
Visual information
Braille information sheets
Large-print English information in the rooms
Touch tours (bookable in advance)

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