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Corgarff Castle
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Activities & Attractions

Unfortunately at this time Corgarff Castle is closed to visitors. We hope to have the site open once again in May 2023.
An isolated tower house in the Cairgorms that was a residence of the high-status Forbes family. After Culloden in 1746, it was converted to become a Redcoat garrison fortress, largely to suppress Jacobite activity. What to see and do: Admire the splendid isolation of the castle, which is situated at the head of remote Strathdon. Check out the star-shaped perimeter wall - the castle's most distinctive feature was added when it became a military base. Visit the reconstructed barrack rooms to imagine being stationed here in 1750 as a Redcoat from Pulteney's 13th Foot regiment. Guided tours available on site Check out a variety of souvenirs from the gift shop. Open summer only - 26th March - 30th September Admission: Adult £6, Child £3.60, Concession £4.80 Visitor parking and bus parking available

Opening times

Open: 1st of April until the 30th of September, 9:30am – 5:30pm.

Further information

The reconstructed barrack rooms - recreating something of the atmosphere of barrack life here in 1750, when redcoats from Pulteney's 13th Foot were stationed here.



01975 651460

8 Miles W of Strathdon on A939, Corgarff, AB36 8YP
AB36 8YP

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