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Magical Experiance

Visited today with friends from Markinch in Canada. We were welcomed by the Laird, what a man. So... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Helen T
Glenrothes, United Kingdom
Great Experience

We really enjoyed our visit here. Loved the private tour by The Laird of Balgonie. Very interesting... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Marion W
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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Balgonie Castle is the home of the Laird of Balgonie & Edergoll. Balgonie Castle is in the heart of the Kingdom of Fife and is over 700 years old. The Morris' were the first in Fife to secure a Civil Weddings Certificate. We have been a filming site...more
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Markinch, Glenrothes KY7 6HQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

Visited today with friends from Markinch in Canada. We were welcomed by the Laird, what a man. So passionate about his home, so talented, wood carvings were amazing. So informative about the history of the castle. Hard to believe that he is 88 years old,...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

We really enjoyed our visit here. Loved the private tour by The Laird of Balgonie. Very interesting tour by a man who is very Passionate and Proud of his home. His wealth of knowledge was very educational. Great Outlander Location.

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

I went with friends to Balgonie castle, and what a joy the place is, the hidden gem being the Laird of the castle. He is an absolute master Craftsman in would work painting and leatherwork, and and is shown all throughout the castle. It was...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

As others have said below: we were welcomed by the Laird, and heard the history of the castle (and much about this truly individual Laird). Our tour was informative and a lot of fun. We felt more like friends being shown around he Lairds home...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I just completed an 8 day Scotland road trip and honestly.. This was our favorite castle. We were immediatly greeted by the Laird who began giving us the history of the castle. He then walked us through the public portions of the...More

Thank ReconES
Reviewed 4 May 2018

A warm welcome from the Laird as he welcomes you to his home and delights in taking you at a leisurely pace round the castle grounds and many interesting rooms. Outlander fans should not miss it, but it is also steeped in history and the...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We attended a wedding ceremony here and it was lovely, all the candles and wall decorations. Feels very historic and different, the staff were great.

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 2 April 2018

My son, future daughter-in-law, myself and husband along with eight other bridal party members flew from Australia to Scotland for my son to be married in Balgonie Castle. It was truly amazing. So intimate and the atmosphere was lovely. The laird of the Castle was...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We are Outlander fans and have visited most of the locations. We were shown around Balgonie Castle by the Laird of the castle. He told us a lot of history and information about the castle. He lives in the castle with his son and daughter...More

1  Thank Gill L
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful visit to a quirky ancient castle off the beaten track. We were met at the gate by Ben the lairds deerhound and the laird himself who made us feel most welcome in his fabulous home. He wore traditional dress and gave us...More

Thank Lisa B
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John S
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Response from Mara D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't remember. But if it was one entrance fee, it was super cheap. Otherwise I wouldn't have gone :)
29 November 2016|
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Response from hambones64 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, my uncle was recently married there, small chapel and dining upstairs. Please be aware that it can get cold in the winter months.