Edzell Castle

Angus | Edzell | Edzell Castle | ★★★

[Edzell Castle]

Edzell Castle was built as a tower house by the Earls of Crawford in the 16th century. Numerous extensions (now ruinous) and walled gardens came in the following decades - including a cute summer house at one corner. Today, the smooth lawns and works of art still perfectly complement the sandstone castle brickwork: Edzell Castle is one of Historic Scotland's most underrated locations. I mean, how could you resist a property with semi-tame peacocks strutting about everywhere?

[Walled garden]

Location & info

📌 Edzell Castle and Garden ★★★
Off minor road 1 mi west of Edzell village, G.R.: NO 585691 ///scary.essential.club
Open daily, April to September | £6 adult / £3.60 child / free for Historic Environment Scotland members



[Edzell Castle]

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