Kildrummy Castle, Kildrummy, Scotland
Record Id: 1913
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
The site comprises the ruins of a 13th-century castle, a small amount of parkland and richly-planted quarry gardens associated with an early-20th-century house, which is now a hotel. The gardens were created in the ancient quarry and are made up of several large pools and magnificent rockwork, with a bridge spanning the ravine. There is waterside planting, an alpine garden and a wide variety of shrubs and trees.
Brief history of site
The original designed landscape around the castle was laid out by John Gordon.
Address: Kildrummy Castle, Kildrummy, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8RA
Historical County: Aberdeenshire
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Opening contact details:
The site is open daily between April and October.
Form of site: country estate
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: hotel
Site first created: 1739
Main period of development: Early 20th century
Site Size (Hectares): 10