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Aberdour Castle.

Aberdour Castle.

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Published by HMSO. in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesOfficial guide / [Department of the Environment]
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of the Environment.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14397043M

Aberdour Castle is located in the village of Easter Aberdour, Fife, Scotland. Parts of the castle date from around , making Aberdour one of the two oldest datable standing castles in Scotland, along with Castle Sween in Argyll, which was built at around the same time. The earliest part of the Location: Aberdour, Fife KY3 0SL, UK. For such a small village Aberdour has plenty to offer, and a visit to the 13th Century Aberdour castle is a must. Enjoy golf with a view on the links course, where a number of holes have views across the Forth to Edinburgh, the nearby picturesque Inchcolm Island and its historic Priory.

Spend the afternoon at Aberdour Castle to enjoy its exquisite gardens and sea views. Note the various architectural styles added over the centuries since its original construction in the s. Appreciate the garden’s serene ambiance. Here a 16th-century dovecote stands beside St. Fillan’s Church. Inspect the array of boats in Aberdour Harbour. Aberdour’s main attraction is its castle. Built by the Douglas family, the 13th century fortified residence was extended in the 16th and 17th centuries. Features include a gallery, a fine painted ceiling, a delightful walled garden with a beehive-shaped dovecote, and St. Fillan's Church in the grounds.

The Woodside Hotel - Located 10 minutes' walk from the center of Aberdour, The Woodside Hotel offers accommodation with hour front desk, laundry service and room services. The venue features a free parking lot, a storage room and a safety deposit box. Aberdour Castle hours of operation: Apr–Sept daily am–pm; Oct–Mar Sat–Wed 10am–4pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.


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We recommend booking Aberdour Castle tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 9 Aberdour Castle tours on Tripadvisor/5(). Aberdour Castle was built in the s and went on to serve generations of three noble families – including a Regent of Scotland.

The Douglas family left their mark, raising the height of the hall-house to make Aberdour into a more typical tower house castle and adding further ranges of buildings. Aberdour Castle Aberdour Castle. book as Sainte Anne de Beaupré’s monastery in France which Jamie flees to, and where you can see the Old Kitchen and Long Gallery which were used for filming.

*Outlander is the TV adaptation of the critically acclaimed time travel romance and fantasy adventure novels by American writer Diana on: Aberdour, KY3 0SL, Fife.

Aberdour Castle. book Aberdour Castle lies close to Aberdour's railway station. It is a building that over a five hundred year period slowly moved from west to east with the successive building of new stages of accommodation more suited to the needs and aspirations of the owners of the day.

Aberdour Castle, Aberdour. likes 3 talking about this 6, were here. Aberdour Castle is located in the village of Easter Aberdour, Fife, Location: KY3 0SL Aberdour. Admission prices and opening times for Aberdour Castle in the Kingdom of Fife. Live / In light of COVID, all visitor attractions, depots and offices are temporarily closed and staff are working from home.

Located in Aberdour in the Fife Region, this holiday home is 1, feet from Aberdour Castle. The kitchen is equipped with an oven and a microwave, as well as a /10(31). Aberdour Castle is built on the southern coast of Fife, on a defensive site protected by, and overlooking, the Dour burn with good views over the Firth of Forth.

The castle contains features from many phases of occupation, the oldest being the 14th century rhomboid tower to. Aberdour Castle: Aberdour harbour (© Martin Coventry) Aberdour is a pretty village with two fine beaches, a park, a picturesque harbour and a lovely walk along to Hawkcraig Point with hotel and old steamer pier, and has one of the most picturesque railway stations in Scotland.

Book your tickets online for Aberdour Castle, Aberdour: See reviews, articles, and photos of Aberdour Castle, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 15 attractions in Aberdour/5().

Print book: Government publication: English: [2nd ed]View all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Aberdeen Castle (Aberdour, Fife) -- History. Scotland -- Fife Region -- Aberdour -- Castles: Aberdeen Castle, to ; More like this: Similar Items.

A new exhibition of Lego Models is currently running at Aberdour Castle until the 22nd of April Closed on Thursday and Fridays.

It is quite an attraction for this castle used as a location for 'Outlander' Warren Elsmore is the artist and some of his work is spectacular especially the Coral reef with a stingray and turtle, other models include the Savannah,The Hoover Dam, various Greek TripAdvisor reviews.

How to get to Aberdour Castle from Edinburgh: It takes around 40 minutes to reach Aberdour Castle by the A90 or the M90 over North Queensferry, then take the A road.

How to get to Aberdour Castle from Glasgow: It’s around an hours drive from Glasgow. The quickest route is the M8, then the M90 then the A road to Aberdour.

Aberdour (/ ˌ æ b ər ˈ d aʊər / (); Scots: Aiberdour, Scottish Gaelic: Obar Dobhair) is a scenic and historic village on the south coast of Fife, is on the north shore of the Firth of Forth, looking south to the island of Inchcolm and its Abbey, and to Leith and Edinburgh beyond.

According to the census, the village has a population of 1, Aberdour Castle is located in the village of Easter Aberdour in Fife, Scotland. With a hall house dating back to the 12th century, it is arguably the oldest castle in Scotland.

It is easily accessible by car or train. Different parts of the castle were used, including the stables, gallery and. Aberdour Castle is a must stop if you're visiting Scotland. It has beautiful grounds, a ruined castle, a pigeon coup, and restored portions.

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Also, if you book your Aberdour Castle vacation package in Burntisland with Travelocity, you’ll get access to our best travel discounts. Whatever time of year you choose to visit Aberdour Castle in Burntisland, it’s always a good idea to reserve a package deal.

Our goal is simple. Discover Aberdour with the help of your friends. Search for restaurants, hotels, museums and more. A very good description is to be found in the relevant chapter in History of the County of Fife: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by John M Leighton, publishedonline at Google Books.

There is a chapter about Aberdour in Mercer's History of Dunfermline, publishedis at Google Books. Old Aberdour (Stenlake Publishing) contains many photographs and full descriptions.

Aberdour Castle Aberdour Castle is located in the village of Easter Aberdour, Fife, Scotland. Parts of the castle date from aroundmaking Aberdour one of the two oldest datable standing castles in Scotland, along with Castle Sween in Argyll, which was built at around the same time.

Offering free WiFi and sea views, aberdour accomodation provides accommodations located in Aberdour, just a minute walk from Aberdour Castle. Featuring free private parking, the apartment is in an area where guests can engage in activities such as hiking and fishing.

Aberdour Castle – a grand day out Bill Bailey once joked that every castle has its Achilles heel, making it vulnerable to attack, and in his experience he thought it was probably the gift shop. They tend to be positioned at the end of the castle tour and be staffed by a couple of volunteer ladies who, with the best will in the world, are no.Hotels near Aberdour Castle Hotels near Aberdour Castle, current page Book a Hotel near Aberdour Castle, Burntisland.

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