Craigievar Castle

This fairy-tale pink castle has the sort of turrets you thought only existed at Disneyland. Fitting elegantly into the rolling landscape, it was completed in 1626. It has the original carved plaster ceilings and original Jacobean woodwork. You are shown round by a guide. There is a small but lovely garden.

You can find the chepest rooms in Aberdeen on Airbnb. Important Note: By registering Airbnb via using this link you can get $25 bonus credit and make your first night free in Aberdeen. Once registered to system, you can easily filter Craigievar Castle and list all the rooms/hotels/entire flats to rent near Craigievar Castle in Aberdeen area.


  • Direction: Car only: Take A944 west out of Aberdeen, then after passing Alford take A980 - castle is about 26 miles (42km) west of city
  • Open Hours: April–June and September, Fri-Tue 11-5.30, July-Aug daily 11-5.30
  • Checkin: no info
  • Checkout: no info
  • Price: Adult £11.50, children/seniors/students £8.50, family £28


  • Address: near Alford, AB33 8JF
  • Phone Number: +44 844 493 2174
  • FAX: no info
  • URL:
  • Email: no info

Review This Place

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *