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Fyvie Castle (NTS)

Turriff

Fyvie was once a royal stronghold, one of a chain of fortresses throughout medieval Scotland. From 1390, following the Battle of Otterburn, five successive families created probably the finest example of Scottish Baronial architecture. An old tradition claims that these families each built one of Fyvie's five towers. The oldest part dates from the 13th century, and within its ancient walls is a great wheel-stair, the finest in Scotland.Contemporary paneling and plaster ceilings survive in the 17th-century Morning Room and the opulence of the Edwardian era is reflected in the interiors created by the first Lord Leith of Fyvie. A rich portrait collection , a fine collection of arms and armour, and 17th-century tapestries.Visitors can also…

Opening Times

April, May, June and September, Saturday - Wednesday (closed Thursday and Friday) 12.00pm - 5.00pm July and August, daily 11.00am - 5.00pm. Grounds open all year, daily 9.30am - sunset.

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Rating

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4 Stars

Contact

Fyvie Castle (NTS)

Fyvie
Turriff
Aberdeenshire
AB53 8JS
Phone: 0844 4932182 / 01330 844810
Fax: 0844 4932181
Website: http://www.nts.org.uk/Property/F...
Fyvie Castle (NTS)

Directions

Off A947, 8 miles south east of Turriff.

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