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Forter Castle originally built in 1560. 
Restored by interior designer Katharine Pooley.
1 of 64Forter Castle originally built in 1560. Restored by interior designer Katharine Pooley.
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7 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
16 guests
3 nights minimum
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Forter Castle has been restored by interior designer and owner Katharine Pooley to the highest standard so as to exceed the expectations of the 21st century guest whilst maintaining authenticity dating to the castles roots as far back as 1560. Forter castle can be your luxury Scottish castle retreat so you can choose to be as active as you want to be. Not only is Forter only just over 1.5 hour drive from Edinburgh , our guests also enjoy the central Highland location that permits access to a wonderful variety of options from shooting, golf, fishing, hiking, shopping, historical tours, whisky tasting etc. the options available are only limited by the time you have. Forter castle is located in the heart of Scotland inside the magnificent Cairngorm National Park. Many of our guests enjoy ...Forter Castle has been restored by interior designer and owner Katharine Pooley to the highest standard so as to exceed the expectations of the 21st century guest whilst maintaining authenticity dating to the castles roots as far back as 1560. Forter castle can be your luxury Scottish castle retreat so you can choose to be as active as you want to be. Not only is Forter only just over 1.5 hour drive from Edinburgh , our guests also enjoy the central Highland location that permits access to a wonderful variety of options from shooting, golf, fishing, hiking, shopping, historical tours, whisky tasting etc. the options available are only limited by the time you have. Forter castle is located in the heart of Scotland inside the magnificent Cairngorm National Park. Many of our guests enjoy easy access to wonderful action packed activities such as long beautiful walks, stunning golf courses, horse riding, fishing, stalking, biking, trail running and skiing. We also offer a Scottish sporting experience which includes archery, air rifles, axe throwing and cross bows. For the less active shopping, fine dining and whisky tasting are amongst the most popular alternatives. If you do not want to leave the comfort of the castle inside is perfect for board games, watching your favourite film from our extensive collection or reading in the Great Hall by our enormous log fire. Incredible History The historic Scottish Castle Forter Castle, built by the Ogilvys of Airlie as a fortified house or ‘Fortalice’ in 1560, the castle fell in 1640. When you visit you will see the full tale on the beautifully painted ceiling. The principal reason for construction was to fortify and protect the entrance to the Balloch pass to Glenshee and the important Moneca Pass to Braemar and the North.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite), 1 Half bath, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Daniel V
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:93%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:November 2018
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
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Private Garden
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