Drumin Castle is a ruined tower house near Glenlivet, Moray. The lands were granted by King Robert II to his son Alexander Stewart in the early 1370s. It passed from the Stewart family to the Gordon family in 1490. The castle was abandoned in the 18th century and fell into disrepair.



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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in United Kingdom

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Rebecca Neale (13 months ago)
Small yet charming
Adrian Cross (13 months ago)
The staircase to the castle's first floor is closed off.
Sian Lampard (15 months ago)
There is a lovely 2 mile circular walk that starts at the car park for Drumin Castle. It takes in woodland and the River Levit. Once back at the car park you have a choice of 2 routes up to the castle: Steps, which it the shorter option but steeper, or the longer path that traverses the mountain and it therefore not as steep. We went up the path and down the steps. Either only take a few minutes. Not much left of the castle ruin, but there is a beautiful orchard garden with seats and lovely views. Well worth a visit. Take a picnic and enjoy it at the castle or by the river. There are several seats along the circular walk.
Holly Walton (15 months ago)
We took a really nice walk here from Glenlivet. Through fields, woodland, over the river on some fun bridges and up the steps to the castle. Took around 2 hours with a reluctant 7 year old, was called the smugglers route. Castle is smallish and ruined but sweet. Nice day out.
Darryl Matheson (16 months ago)
Ruins with first floor sealed off when we went. Garden with some trees but no flowers. It's a nice little walk up if you're passing but that's about it. Don't come specifically.
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