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| Kellie Castle, Pittenweem KY10 2RE, Scotland
+44 1333 720271
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The house only opens at 1pm. But don’t let that stop the visitor. Get there earlier and enjoy the walled garden and the grounds, followed by a snack in the cafe. Go on a conducted tour or by yourselves, with helpers in each room. Not...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely castle and garden. Very interesting family history of the Lorimer Family. Learned so much about Hew Lorimer. Lovely gardens. Informative and helpful staff

Thank 2BitTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been here twice this summer...once, early on when the woods were heavy with the scent of wild garlic, and later when the fruit trees were beginning to show their produce. The castle itself is an absolute treat, with delightful staff who seem to really...More

Thank Bauchope
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting castle, the guides were very knowledgeable , had a lovely snack in the tearoom, beautiful garden

Thank SueLeightonBuzzard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a stunning day we walked round the gardens,immaculately kept with plenty of seating,there is plenty of colour throughout the garden and the fruit trees are laden.We walked through dappled sunlight in the woodland walk back to the car park.The tearoom does not offer much...More

Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small but still offering a lot to see and a range of history. Wonderful volunteers. Easy to access. Definitely recommend a wander around the garden.

Thank Lusy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kellie Castle has a wonderful history. The story is a fascinating one and there is lots to see in the castle. We found the guides very friendly, and informative, which helped to make out visit come to life, and the garden is beautiful. The roses...More

Thank robin f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a real gem, especially if you love both history and gardens. The walled garden is a triumph, it’s not huge but beautifully planted and just a lovely spot. The castle itself is packed full of interesting art and objects and has a fascinating...More

1  Thank TRHClan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best part of this visit for me were the gardens with the wonderful exterior of the castle in view. From original medieval build to relatively modern Victorian interior, still interesting but the walled garden is the star with the castle back drop. Would go...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Went with family as part of a birthday celebration. Impressive castle which NTS must be commended for restoring. Tour guide (sounded European) was knowledgeable and friendly, a real bonus. Cafe was lovely which nice coffee and cake. We did a small walk which was very...More

Thank JensonLim
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Stephanie E
2 April 2017|
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Response from Wendy P | Property representative |
Hi Stephanie, yes dogs on leads are most welcome in the gardens. Please be aware that we have a chicken who lives in the fruit cage area. We look forward to seeing you and your dog soon.
17 April 2016|
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Response from stewarts62 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so and the website will clarify. You approach the front entrance on LHS of castle and go past it to the gate in the wall. There is a suggested donation box. Enjoy!
28 August 2015|
Response from Jan T | Reviewed this property |
Hi - Sorry but I don't. He wasn't there when we went.