Places to visit

Craigievar Castle

Getting here

Craigievar Castle is 6 miles south of Alford, 15 miles north-west of Banchory and 26 miles west of Aberdeen. The entrance drive is signposted off the A980 Alford to Tarland road.

Please note that some route planning sites and satnav systems will provide directions up the south drive. This is not accessible to vehicles and there is no parking available, as the properties at the end of the south drive are privately owned. Access and parking are only available off the A980, up the drive signposted Craigievar Castle.

Ordnance Survey Ref: NJ566095

Lat & Long: 57.176575 & -2.716753 (this is the entrance to the car park)

Postcode: AB33 8JF

There is no direct public transport to the castle. There are bus services to Alford and Aboyne and then a taxi to Craigievar Castle; it may be advisable to pre-arrange the taxi.