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Aberdeen City & Shire

Castle Fraser, Garden & Estate

One of Scotland’s largest tower houses, with an impressive portrait collection

Planning your visit

Relax in the café where you can enjoy home baking, tasty soups and sandwiches.

The shop sells a range of gifts.

Car parking is available and free for members.

Coach parking is available 300m from the property.

Dogs are welcome in the grounds, but we ask that dogs are kept on the lead near the children’s play area and in the courtyard.

For more information about planning your visit please see our frequently asked questions.

If you’d like to speak to us we can be contacted by email: castlefraser@nts.org.uk or telephone 01330 833463.

Facilities

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Accessible parking
Accessible toilet
Baby changing
Café
Children’s activities
Coach parking
Free member parking
Highchair
Large print
Pay & Display
Play area
Self-guided trail
Shop
Toilet
Walks
Wheelchair access

Opening times

Castle
Current period2 Jan–27 Mar, closed 28 Mar–30 Jun, Wed–Sun, 10.00–16.00 1 Jul–31 Aug, daily, 10.00–16.00 1 Sep–28 Oct, Wed–Sun, 10.00–16.00 Current period1 Nov–16 Dec, Sat & Sun, guided tours only at 11.15, 12.30, 13.00 & 14.00 17 Dec–31 Mar 2019, closed
Garden
Current periodAll year, daily, 10.00–16.00
Grounds
Current periodAll year, daily
Gift shop
2 Jan–27 Mar, closed 28 Mar–31 Mar, Wed–Sun, 10.00–17.00 1 Apr–30 Jun, Wed–Sun, 10.00–17.00 1 Jul–31 Aug, daily, 10.00–17.00 1 Sep–28 Oct, Wed–Sun, 10.00–17.00 Current period1 Nov - 16 Dec, Sat & Sun, 11.00-15.00 Current period17 Dec – 31 Mar 2019, closed
Tearoom
2 Jan–29 Mar, closed 30 Mar–30 Jun, Wed–Sun, 10.00–15.45 1 Jul–31 Aug, daily, 10.00–15.45 1 Sep–28 Oct, Wed–Sun, 10.00–15.45 Current period1 Nov–16 Dec, Sat & Sun, 11.00–15.00 17 Dec–31 Mar 2019, closed

Entry prices

Adult
£11.00
Family
£27.00
One adult family
£22.00
Concession
£9.50

Members go free

At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

Join from £50

Accessibility

  • Disabled parking is available near the front of the castle.
  • The ground floor of the castle, shop and cafe are accessible for wheelchairs. 
  • There’s a digital screen in the reception area where visitors can look at the upper-floor rooms in more detail. 
  • The scented walled garden and adventure playground are accessible for wheelchairs.
  • There are accessible toilets in the courtyard near the shop and café.

We have an ongoing programme of accessible content development. Detailed accessibility guides for the most visited Trust places are available on our Accessibility pages as well as links to useful resources.

We’d love you to visit the Euan’s Guide website to review the accessibility of Trust places and tell us (and others) what’s good and where we need to do better.