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“Small Castle Ruins”
3 Jan 2018
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Glenlivet Estate | Main Street, Tomintoul AB37 9EX, Scotland
+44 1479 870070
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drumin Castle was a drive by discovery for us, signposted from the road. We popped in to have a look, there is a small car park and options for steps or path up to the castle ruins. It's free to enter and situated on the...More

Thank Krimson_17
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

A little bit off the beaten track, but if you happen to be in the area worth a quick look, very very old with some great views, caught a lovely red sunset here

Thank Geezersl
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This small castle ruin is signposted from the B9008, with a car parking area just a few minutes from it. The steps to the castle were closed for repair when I visited a few days ago, but another path was marked from the car park...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

A great spot for a picnic in the walled gardens and a little bit of castle to see. Quite ruined and no bits to climb when I was there, but the hill to get there was quite steep. The walled garden is spacious and has...More

Thank jed103
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Before visiting here it's best to read a bit about the History of the building. Like so many of Scotlands ancient castles this one is also in a ruinous condition. Don't let that put you off though. It's worth the effort to take time to...More

Thank antis
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This old castle is ruined (partly) but still can be seen the main structures, well. The most difficult is to find it, not located at beside of wide roads. You should take enough time especially at (out of season) dark time, daylight is shorter from...More

Thank JaakkoTapio
Reviewed 6 October 2016

As you stagger out of the superb Glenlivet Distillery, spare a little time to stop off at the Drumin Castle. It is a beautiful little ruin with lovely gardens and a shed load of history. A small climb up an ancient pathway will take you...More

Thank RON222014
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Stopped on a way from Tomintoul to Dufftown. Its a nice ruin, but need 1 or 2 tables how to find it. It has a small, well kept walled garden with information table about the castle history. Also in the castle (not accessible directly from...More

Thank Gabriel V
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We were just trying to kill time and took a leisurely long walk around the grounds here one morning. Beautiful views of the heather covered mountains.

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We stumbled across this castle on our travels. There is a large car park next to it and many many steps to reach the castle. There is a lovely view when you reach the top though. The castle is in ruin but you can feel...More

Thank Lindalre
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