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Blair Castle House and Gardens Admission

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    Visit: Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, Blair Atholl Street, Blair Atholl, Pitlochry PH18 5TL Scotland

    Open 7 days a week from March 31st to 31st October 2018 9.30am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm). We are situated in Highland Perthshire in the village of Blair Atholl just a minutes drive from the A9, 90 minutes from Inverness, Glasgow and Edinburgh and 50 minutes from Aviemore.

    Enjoy walking around the castle and exploring the decades of history on offer, explore the ancestry of the Murray family and get to know the Dukes and Duchesses that spanned the centuries. 

    On the hour between 11 - 3pm for 15 minutes there is also a piper who will play 15 minutes of bagpipes for all visitors to enjoy. We have many activities on the estate as well where you can book via our website. These include: Tractor Rides, Landrover Safaris, Pony Trekking and also we have a range of accommodation that can be booked through our website if you wish to extend your stay.
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    All reviews great place to visit self guided tour highland games entrance hall walled garden piper athol rooms artifacts dukes grove woodwork stroll terrace grounds furnishings estate
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The tour in this castle is really good organized, even for children. It takes you in a very nice way trough the most important rooms, the staff can tell you all kinds of nice details about the items displayed and the history.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank W713GWpetert
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    30 rooms filled with so much history! The castle itself is worth the visit but there is also the beautifully landscaped grounds and gardens and you'll do well to give them a good stroll. We spent 4 quality hours at this amazing castle and spent...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank RevZoom
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We visited Pitlochry on our way to the castle but managed to at least experience how lovely this castle looked on a late summer afternoon. It dates back to 1269 and has a great history including having its own "army" the Atholl Highlanders. Diana's Grove...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank shona010
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Blair Castle was our first visit in our first family trip to Scotland. Travelling with a young adult it had to be a success if we wanted to visit other places... with no sighs or show of impatience. Parents of young adults will no doubt...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Anne P
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I took an impromptu visit to Blair Castle a few weeks ago and had a great time. The Castle was fascinating and reflected a time gone by. The gardens are not clearly visible and I nearly turned back but kept going and found them, it...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank sajiGuyana
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