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Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire.

Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire.

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Published by National Trust for Scotland. in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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In , the latter’s son David Charles Irvine succeeded as 26th Baron. After a business life in the north-west of England, David returned to Deeside to live near Drum. This history is adapted from the current edition of Drum Castle, the guide book of The National Trust for Scotland. As with many of Aberdeenshire’s castles, Drum was built over the course of history, with a 13th-century tower and both Jacobean and Victorian additions. The walled rose garden is renowned, and networks of woodland walks weave around the castle.

Despite being near to Drum Castle, it was a completely different experience. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. these are the best ways to experience Crathes Castle: Aberdeenshire Private Half Day Historic Building & Castle Tour (From US$) Aberdeenshire and Royal / TripAdvisor reviews. Drum Castle near Drumoak, Aberdeenshire.. The old tower was built i n the 13th century and one of the oldest tower houses in Scotland. Robert the Bruce gave Drum Castle to Clan Irvine in In a large wing was added to the tower. The castle was the .


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We recommend booking Drum Castle, Garden & Estate tours ahead of time to secure your spot. Drum Castle If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 4 Drum Castle, Garden & Estate tours on Tripadvisor/5().

The Royal Forest and Tower of Drum were given to the Irvine family by Robert the Bruce in Later a Jacobean mansion house was added, and in the Victorian era the lower hall was converted to a library, now containing a mighty 4, books.

Book your tickets online for Drum Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory: See reviews, articles, and photos of Drum Castle, Garden & Estate, ranked No.1 on /5(). Hotels near Drum Castle, Garden & Estate: ( km) Allan Guesthouse ( km) Maryculter House ( km) Atholl Hotel ( km) Hampton By Hilton Aberdeen Westhill ( km) Furain Guest House; View all hotels near Drum Aberdeenshire.

book, Garden & Estate on Tripadvisor/5(). 2 thoughts on “ Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland ” Paula on 26 March at said: There are so many beautiful details to notice in these rooms. Drum Castle. Ten miles from the centre of Aberdeen is one of the most beautiful castles of Royal is a living building, the story of which is packed with historical incident and personal drama.

As a castle, it is special because it combines a medieval keep, a Jacobean mansion house and a Victorian extension in a uniquely pure form.

It is a living building, the story of which is. William stood by King Robert again at famous battle of Bannockburn in June of (one of the few battles where the Scots defeated the English) and for his service was awarded the Royal Forest of Oaks in Aberdeenshire and Drum Castle which guards it in From that point on, Drum Castle was continually occupied by the Irvines for over Only 10 miles from the heart of Aberdeen, this charming 16th century apartment at Drum Castle is an intimate one bedroom apartment that is surprisingly spacious.

Located in the ancient courtyard of the NTS's oldest 14th Century castle, which was given by Robert the Bruce, this little gem makes an idea starting point for a visit to Royal Deeside.

Craigievar Castle Craigievar Castle is a pinkish harled castle 6 mi south of Alford, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It was the seat of Clan Sempill and the Forbes family resided here for years untilwhen the property was given to the National Trust for Scotland.

Drum Castle started life as the imposing tower house that today continues to dominate the east side of the castle. 70ft high and with walls that are 12ft thick at ground level, this was designed to be impregnable in an age before artillery.

The imposing medieval tower of Drum Castle in Aberdeenshire is one of the oldest of its kind in Scotland – a gift from Robert the Bruce to his faithful confidant, William de Irwin. Climb the steep steps to the battlements at the top and enjoy stunning views over the estate and beyond on all four sides.

Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire Sightings: Young boy and shadowy female figure There’s been frequent, almost weekly, phenomenons happening at Drum Castle which is one of Scotland’s oldest tower houses.

- Info regarding my Irvine ancestors in Scotland. My maternal grandmother was an Irvin. See more ideas about Irvine, Scotland, Castle pins.

Drum Castle was gifted to the National Trust inafter years as the seat of the Clan Irvine, by Mr H.Q. Forbes Irvine the 24th Laird (and Laird of Schivas near Ellon).

The 24th Laird studied forestry at Aberdeen University, became a coffee planter in Kenya, fought during the Second World War in Abissynia, was a county councillor for Drumoak and a member of the Company of Archers, the.

Drum Castle is situated near Drumoak in Aberdeenshire, about 10 miles (16 kilometers) west of Aberdeen. Stagecoach North Scotland bus services, and depart from Aberdeen and stop at Drum Castle Road End, about 20–30 minutes from the castle on foot.

Discover years of history at Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire. Climb the Tower of Drum, walk in the Garden of Historic Roses and wander the Jacobean mansion. Aberdeenshire is dotted with historic houses and castles, many of them outstanding examples of Scots Baronial architecture.

Each one has a fascinating story to tell with countless legends and several royal connections. Our tour starts with a bang at Drum Castle, where. Drum Castle has one of the finest and oldest towers in Scotland dating from around The Irvine family held these lands from around to They we.

Book your tickets online for Drum Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory: See reviews, articles, and photos of Drum Castle, Garden & Estate, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor /5().

Also known as Philorth Castle. One of the Nine Castles of Knuckle. Cluny Castle: Z-plan castle: c. In use as a residence: Private: South of Monymusk: Cobairdy Castle: Tower house: 16th century: No remains: North east of Huntly: Corgarff Castle: Tower house: c.

Preserved: Historic Scotland: Strathdon: Corse Castle: L and Z-plan. Drum Castle, which incorporates the oldest intact keep in the country into the current structure, stands around 10 miles to the west of Aberdeen. The castle and the estate became the seat of the chief of the Clan Irvine, after it was gifted to William De Irwin (Irvine) by King Robert the Bruce infor his years of service as the King’s.Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire [Graham, Cuthbert] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Drum Castle, AberdeenshireAuthor: Cuthbert Graham.Drum Castle is deeply rooted in Scottish history. In the castle was granted to William de Irwyn by King Robert the Bruce. The castle remained within the Irvine family untilwhen it was handed over to the National trust of Scotland.