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Blair Castle House and Gardens Admission
from US$16.16*
Blair Castle House and Gardens Admission
from US$16.16*
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“walled garden”(55 reviews)
“private army”(23 reviews)
“entrance hall”(25 reviews)
Discover Blair Castle and go on a journey into the fascinating past of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. Unique amongst Scottish castles, the story here leads you from Mary Queen of Scot's visit to the Civil War, and from the Jacobite cause to Queen...more
Blair Atholl Street, Blair Atholl PH18 5TL, Scotland
+44 1796 481207
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Reviewed yesterday

We were very disappointed with Balmoral and wanted to cut out Blair Castle. Thank Heavens we didn't! Price very reasonable for all you get to see. We could photo w/o flash everywhere, everything was explained in all rooms and the guides who were posted everywhere...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed yesterday

This castle is straight out of a fairytale as it sits at the top of a long drive under a canopy of large trees which carries you to an impressive front door at the top of a couple of stairs. This castle has an long...More

2  Thank Dalwhinniecarrs
Reviewed 2 days ago

Good free car parking. Friendly and helpful staff. Super restaurant. Free flow castle visit, plenty of staff available for assistance. Bagpipes at lunchtime. Superb grounds. A great day out.

1  Thank SGM63
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Blair Castle is an excellent place to visit. All you would expect from such a historic building. The castle is home to the worlds only private army which still exists today. There is a very impressive assortment of ancient weapons and swords in the castle...More

Thank Stanley M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds and a lovely castle with plenty of history. Allow about 4 hours to explore the walks, walled garden and kirk. Immaculate cafe with great choice of food. A lovely day out!

Thank HampshireJdon
Reviewed 1 week ago

4 of us girlfriends visited Blair Castle & it was one of our highlights. The outside is pristine white and everything is manicured very nicely. Although you can not take pictures insides the castle you can anywhere on the grounds. The gardens and fields are...More

Thank thesteevesgroup
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here with a family group. The staff on the gate were very helpful and friendly. On entering the castle the welcome from the staff was very good. Very informative and helpful. There was lots to see around the castle and guides were situated...More

Thank Bee2review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have mild peripheral neuropathy, which limits my ability to walk long distances. Fortunately, I bought a light-weight scooter 5 years ago, which has allowed me to make trips to the UK, Italy, Norway, and other countries, visiting castles, churches, and scenic attractions. I work...More

Thank georjan2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent half day here taking photos of the walled garden which was full of herbaceous plants, fruit, vegetables etc with lake full of ducks and their ducklings. It’s the best walled garden I’ve been to and I’ve done plenty. The interior of the castle was...More

Thank Italiandreamer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped off at Blair Castle on the way up to the Cairngorms last month. As it was over £12 to see both the castle and the gardens, I opted to just see the gardens at £7.10. You pay at the kiosk on the drive...More

Thank 8899Donna
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2 July 2018|
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Response from lindypop2003 | Reviewed this property |
There is not much for the kids to do apart from seeing the red deer and the grounds.
2 July 2018|
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Response from Sheila B | Reviewed this property |
Depends very much on how old they are and what they like to do. There is what's described as a "Woodland Adventure Playground" and an area for younger kids as well. OK if the weather's good (i.e. not raining). They have... More
27 May 2018|
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Response from specky4eyes | Reviewed this property |
Haven't been to breamar but blair castle was really good the gardens are really lovely too.