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 Castles of Scotland - Ballindalloch Castle






Location
Banffshire, Moray, Scotland

Description
Ballindalloch Castle is 29 miles north east of Aviemore and 14 miles north east of Grantown on Spey on the A95.

Ballindalloch Castle is located on Speyside. According to the Ballindalloch Castle web site it is known as the "Pearl of the North". It is built in an impressive natural setting with the Rivers Spey and Avon flowing through the grounds. Ballindalloch is the family home of the Macpherson-Grants who have lived there since 1546.The castle is open for visitors from March to September (check their web site for details).

History
The Castle was originally built as a Z plan castle. It has been altered over the centuries from a fortified tower house to an elegant country house.


Other Castles in the Area
  Auchindoun Castle, Moray
  Balvenie Castle, Moray
  Blervie Castle, Moray
  Brodie Castle, Moray
  Burgie Castle, Moray
  Corgarff Castle, Aberdeenshire
  Drumin Castle, Moray
  Glenbuchat Castle, Aberdeenshire
  Lochindorb Castle, Highland







Lochindorb Castle
Ballindalloch Castle is open to visitors during the summer.

Photograph by Anne Burgess. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)


 Ballindalloch Castle map