Craigievar Castle & Estate

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If fairytales were real, all castles would look like Craigievar. This iconic tower remains amongst the best preserved and most loved in Scotland. With its pink walls and array of turrets and towers, Craigievar Castle is said to be the prototype for Walt Disney’s fairytale castles.

This idyllic castle has regular guided tours telling the history of the castle and the families who lived here.

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Wake up to views of Craigievar Castle's winding pink spires in this 18th century estate cottage. Care has been taken to furnish the semi-detached house in antique country style, as it would have stood when it accommodated the workers who kept the castle looking splendid. Fire up the wood burning stove to warm up after a walk in the parkland around the castle.

For larger groups guests may be interested in booking the adjacent South Mains and Steading Cottage.


Sleeps 4 - 2 Twin Rooms

Accommodation details:
• 2 storeys
• Sleeps 4 - 2 twins
• L-shaped sitting room with dining area and wood-burning stove
• Kitchen
• Compact bathroom with shower over bath
• Central heating - wet system with steel panel radiators fired by electric boiler
• Parking available beside the cottage
• Dogs allowed

  • Type Standard Single
  • Official Star Rating
  • Opening Times
    Grounds open now; Castle open from Easter 2021
  • Facilities
    • Toilets
    • Gift Shop
    • Parking
    • Tours
  • Accessibility
    • Blue Badge Parking
  • Accreditations and Awards
  • Official Star Rating
  • Facilities
    • Refrigerator
    • Child Friendly
    • Tea/Coffee Facilities
    • Radio
    • Residents Lounge
    • Parking
    • Gift Shop
    • Kitchen Utensils
    • Cooking Equipment
    • Private Bathroom
  • Accreditations and Awards

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