Remarkable for its splendid architecture, Huntly Castle served as a baronial residence for five centuries.
Many impressive features include a fine heraldic sculpture and inscribed stone friezes. The earliest stronghold on the site sheltered Robert the Bruce in the 14th century.
|In Huntly on the A96.|
Region - North and Grampian.
Grid reference NJ 532 407
Post code AB54 4SH.
Cycle Routes - Site on the National Cycle Network
Public transport - From Aberdeen, take Scotrail train (Inverness) to Huntly (50 mins). Walk 15 mins to Huntly Castle (15 mins).
|Tel 01466 793191|
|Summer (1 April - 30 September), Monday to Sunday, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm |
Winter (1 October - 31 March), Saturday to Wednesday (closed Thursday and Friday), 9.30 am to 4.30 pm
|Adult £4.50 Child £2.25 Concessions £3.50|
Last ticket sold 30 min before closing time.
|STB Category 2 - Eleven steps lead to the raised area where the castle stands. The castle can be viewed from outside and there is an interpretation board giving information about the property. Visitors using wheelchairs can enter the sales point.|
Sound Loop available at cash till area.
Parking available outside the sales point.
Toilets and Shop - STB Category 1