2 Events at Fyvie Castle

  • Scottish Snowdrop Festival Snowdrop Festival

    Scottish Snowdrop Festival

    Dates:Sat 28 Jan - Wed 15 Mar Location:Fyvie Castle

    Explore the gardens and estate of spectacular Fyvie Castle and discover snowdrops hidden around the woods and by the loch.


    This magnificent fortress in the heart of Aberdeenshire is a sterling example of Scottish Baronial architecture. Take a leisurely stroll around Fyvie’s grounds and lochside, landscaped in the early 19th century. The 18th-century walled garden has been redeveloped as a garden of Scottish fruits and vegetables, and this, along with the American Garden and other parkland areas is open all year.

    Open from dawn until dusk, with free admission and donations welcomed.

    Dates & Times:

    • 28 Jan 2017 - 15 March 2017 : 09:00 - 17:00


    For further information please call 01651 891266
  • Cadbury Egg Hunts Easter Events

    Cadbury Egg Hunts

    Dates:Dates between : Fri 14 Apr - Mon 17 Apr Location:Fyvie Castle

    The Easter bunny has hidden clues at lots of National Trust for Scotland places!


    Collect your hunt map, follow the clues, solve the puzzle and claim your chocolatey reward! Each hunt is completely different – the perfect excuse to hop along to more than one!

    £2 per hunt (Usual entry prices apply if you’d like to visit the castle)

    Dates & Times:

    • 14 Apr 2017 : 10:00 - 16:00
    • 16 Apr 2017 : 10:00 - 16:00
    • 17 Apr 2017 : 10:00 - 16:00


    • Child : £ 2.00


    For further information please call 01651 891266

The charm of Fyvie ranges from its 13th-century origins to its stunning Edwardian interiors. The castle is home to a superb collection of arms, armour and paintings, including works by Raeburn and Gainsborough.

Stroll around the picturesque loch, or visit the restored 1903 racquet court and bowling alley.

Ghosts, legends and folklore are all woven into the tapestry of Fyvie Castle’s 800-year history. Tradition claims that the castle’s five successive families – Preston, Meldrum, Seton, Gordon and Forbes-Leith – each added a tower to this magnificent Scottish Baronial fortress.

You can see their influences today among the medieval stones and the lavish Edwardian interiors, and imagine what castle life must have been like for the families and their royal guests – among them Robert the Bruce, Edward I and Charles I.

Fyvie Castle Guidebook

Fyvie Castle Guidebook

Ghosts, legends and folklore are all woven into the tapestry of Fyvie's 800 year history. Each tower of this magnificent Scottish Baronial fortress is traditionally associated with one of the castle's five successive families - Preston, Meldrum, Seton, …

Fyvie Castle Guidebook£3.50

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Opening times & Prices

20 Feb
  • Castle: Closed
  • Shop: Closed
  • Tearoom: Closed
  • Garden: 9.00 - Sunset
  • Grounds: all year daily
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  • Member: FREE
  • Adult: £12.50
  • Family: £29.50
  • 1 Parent: £23.00
  • Concession: £9.00

Gradings & Awards

  • The Green Tourism Award - Silver
  • Scottish Tourist Board - 5 Star