Delgatie Castle, Turriff. Hand Picked Places to Visit in Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Heritage Britain

Places to Visit in Turriff, Aberdeenshire


Delgatie Castle, Turriff

Delgatie Castle

Delgatie
Turriff
Aberdeenshire
AB53 5TD
Tel: +44 (0)1888 563 479
Fax: +44 (0)1888 563 479
Email: click here
Delgatie Castle online: information and bookings

The home of the late Captain Hay of Delgatie, Delgatie Castle dates from 1030 and boasts displays of original Victorian clothes, original painted ceilings and one of the widest turnpike stairs in Scotland.

Mary Queen of Scots stayed at Delgatie for three days after the Battle of Corrichie in 1562. Her bedchamber is on view to the public.

In order that his lifes work would continue, Captain Hay made the Castle into a non-profit making charitable trust to continue the restoration and maintenance of the Castle.
Tearoom voted 17th Best Place in Britain for Afternoon Tea.
The Castle is also the official Clan Hay Centre.

Delgatie Castle, Turriff

Facilities
Historic House
Wheelchair Access (ground floor only)
Tea Room
Gift Shop
Car Park
Private Group Tours Available
School Tours Available

Weddings and Conferences
Conference facilties up to 60. Weddings and Business Functions and receptions up to 50.

Leisure facilities
Fishing on Lake. Acommodation also available.

Additional Services
Located within the main castle itself, the Symbister Suite offers a truly unique holiday opportunity. The self-service flat includes an elegant four-poster bedroom and lovely views of the castle grounds. The comfortable sitting room provides the perfect place to relax after an afternoon spent exploring the region around Delgatie. The suite accommodates 6 people. The master bedroom is superb and spacious - real stately home living. There is a twin bedroom and a room with bunk beds. The large kitchen has a barrel vaulted ceiling, and comes fully equipped. In addition to the sitting room, the suite includes a bathroom and separate toilet.

Opening Times
Delagtie Castle is now open all year apart from 2 weeks over Christmas and New Year. Opening hours are 9.00 am - 5.00 pm.

Further Information
Accommodation at Delgatie
All accomodation at Delgatie Castle has been equipped to a high standard, and the Scottish Tourist Board have awarded them all 4 stars. There are fitted carpets and central heating throughout; colour TV, VCR, automatic washing machines, tumble dryers and coffee making facilities are also built in.

Bed linen, towels, heating, and lighting are included in the cost per week and all beds are made up ready on arrival. Cots, high chairs and stairgates are available on request.

Sorry, but we do not allow pets in our accommodation with the exception of guide dogs.

In case of alteration, please check prices, opening times and any specific important information before booking or visiting

Go Back to Aberdeenshire?
More Places to Visit in Aberdeenshire?
Find Places to Stay in Aberdeenshire near Delgatie Castle?