National Trust for Scotland, Drum Castle, Garden & Estate

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The oldest intact building in the care of the National Trust for Scotland, from 1323 to 1975 Drum Castle was the home of the Irvine family. Situated in the world-famous ‘castle country’ of north-east Scotland, the castle stands at the gates to Royal Deeside on a ridge overlooking the River Dee, 10 miles from the heart of Aberdeen. Inside, enjoy superb furniture, fine paintings and magnificent views from the battlements of the Forest of Drum and the countryside beyond. The estate includes the Old Wood of Drum, an ancient oak woodland designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Drumoak, By Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 5EY Scotland

0844 4932161

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