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Access

Parking

The car park is level tarmac.

Visitors can be dropped off at the castle entrance by arrangement – please call 01975 651 460.

Approach to site

The castle is 350m from the car park along a loose gravel path up a hill with a gradient of 1:5. There is also a kissing gate (75cm wide).

Visitor centre

Visitor centre and shop are on the first floor, which is reached via 12 stone steps (with handrail). There is an induction loop at the counter.

Monument

At the ground level is a reconstructed whisky still.

On the first floor are:

  • an officer’s apartment
  • the reconstruction of the kitchen

From the first floor:

  • a spiral staircase of 30 steps (with handrail) leads to the cellars
  • a timber staircase of 14 steps (with handrail) leads to a reconstruction of the soldiers’ barracks on the second floor

Two further flights of 14 timber steps each (with handrail) lead to the third and fourth floors.

Toilets

There are no toilet facilities at Corgarff Castle.

The nearest adapted toilet is at:

Spar
Bellabeg
Strathdon
AB36 8UL

Dogs

Assistance dogs are permitted at all our sites and within roofed areas.  

Visitors' dogs are allowed at Corgarff Castle, but are not permitted in roofed areas. 

Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and not left unattended at any time. Owners must pick up after their dogs.

Access Guide

For information on accessibility at more than 80 of our sites download our Access Guide

Historic Scotland

Opening times

This site is closed until Spring 2021 but the grounds are open to visitors.

We’re working hard to gradually reopen the places you love while making sure the experience is safe for everyone.

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