Published April 1999
by MountainView Publishing .
Written in English
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This castle was begun by others, but before its completion the lands of Craigievar were sold by John Mortymer, “with consent of Helen Symmer his spouse,” to a brother of the famous Patrick Forbes, Bishop of Aberdeen and laird of Corse, and under him the castle grew and blossomed into the perfect example of its kind and period that it stands to this day. Craigievar Castle stands on the west side of a valley in the beautiful rolling countryside that forms the eastern foothills of the Cairngorms, some six miles south of Alford in Aberdeenshire. The castle is reached via a single track road that leaves the A at a well signposted junction before climbing for a little over half a mile to the car park. IT is a fairytale castle that is said to have been the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Cinderella. The pink 16th century Craigievar Castle in Aberdeenshire has captivated visitors and now has the. Aberdeen & Gordon: About miles south and west of Alford, on minor roads west of A miles north of junction with B, north of Rumblie Burn, at Craigievar Castle. NTS NJ OS: 37 AB33 8JF OPEN: Castle open Apr-Jun, Fri-Tue (last entry); Jul-Sep, daily (last entry).
How to get to Craigievar Castle from Aberdeen. The easiest place to stay to visit Craigievar Castle is from the city of Aberdeen. This has the most infrastructure of hotels, restaurants etc. From here you can drive over to Craigievar Castle via the country roads on the A and reach there within 50 minutes to an hour depending on traffic. Craigievar Castle gets its own Instagram AR filter. One of the country’s smallest castles becomes Scotland’s biggest ever augmented reality Instagram filter. article. Art competition gallery. We asked you to create your very own masterpiece to celebrate our incredible places. Take a . Craigievar Castle The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) is investigating after nude pictures of English glamour model Rachelle Summers were taken at Craigievar Castle in Aberdeenshire. A semi-detached, single-storey cottage on the grounds of Craigievar Caslte, near Alford in Aberdeenshire. Ideal for friends. Woodburning stove. All-ground-floor. Off-road parking. Alford miles; Aberdeen miles.
Visited Craigievar with my husband and we were not disappointed. We had a guided tour with Paul who was full of fascinating stories about the castle's history. Such a beautiful castle. Really enjoyed it and would definitely return & recommend,/ TripAdvisor reviews. A fantasy castle, may have been inspiration for Disney castle. Beautiful tall narrow pink castle, about 7 levels high. Access is by guided tour, run by National Trust. Arrive early before the first tour to make sure you get in as they only allow 10 people per tour, first one / TripAdvisor reviews. In Druminnor Castle was sold, and the Forbes family moved to Castle Forbes. Castle Forbes, a few miles northeast of Alford, Aberdeenshire, was once a tower house, but was replaced with a large castellated mansion of Craigievar Castle, four and a half miles southwest of Alford, Aberdeenshire, was built by the Forbeses. - 17th-century castle owned by the same family for over years. Open April to September; access is by guided tours only. There are steep spiral stairs to the upper floors. A stunning castle / TripAdvisor reviews.