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“romantic castle”
Review of Brodie Castle

Brodie Castle
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US$32.44*
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National Trust for Scotland Discover Ticket: Scotland Sightseeing Pass
Ranked #2 of 26 things to do in Forres
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: A clan chief's treasure house, generations of Clan Brodie have lived and died within Brodie Castle. On the tour can be seen a letter from Robert the Bruce, the coronation robe worn by Queen Adelaide in 1831, antique furniture and ceramics and an extensive art collection, including three works by the Scottish Colourists. This 16th-century castle is a slice of Scottish history not to be missed. There's plenty to discover outside the castle too. The 71 hectare estate has landscaped gardens, a large pond, a walled garden, a woodland walk, an adventure playground and a nature trail with observation hides for watching wildlife.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“romantic castle”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

We stayed in cormacks lodge just outside the grounds ,near the pond.Brodie Castle is beautiful,lovely copper beeches everywhere ,missed the daffodils, which are varied and abundant.Kirsty did the tour ,she was interesting and made it a real pleasure to visit ,she had gathered lots of information and delivered it well .

We spent many evenings srolling through the grounds and cycling .This is definately worth a visit ,very friendly staff.Its a pity there arnt more informal tours as they bring alive the place and all the small details arnt missed .

Well done National Trust

Visited May 2014
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Penrith, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Excellent guides”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

We arrived at Brodie Castle and just caught the last tour of the day. Only 6 of us on the tour which was an great number to gain informative stories relating to the castle. Don't leave it too late in the afternoon to visit as the doors had to be unlocked to let us out. National Trust property so free to members.

Visited May 2014
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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“Worth a visit”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Wanted to move in. Glorious place. Loved every minute of it. Beautiful spot. Excellent gardens, lots to see and do. Excellent restaurant and gift shop.

Visited May 2014
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25 reviews
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“Lovely area”
Reviewed 30 May 2014 via mobile

Very nice castle with amazing gardens and play area very kid friendly and very interesting place to be .we spent a day here and was well worth it sun was out and you were free to wander as you liked. Would go back a most enjoyable day

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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“A great place to take friends”
Reviewed 29 May 2014

As a National Trust member i was able to enjoy this facility for free but it is a national treasure and has lots of interesting things to see. The guide was excellent and the tea and scones before the tour were excellent too

Visited April 2014
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