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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Lofty Lad (2 years ago)
Fine and hoc stop in the area.
Kirsty Devine (3 years ago)
Nice circular walk from the carpark to the castle with my dog. Didn't take long to walk round. The car park was nice a quiet when we visited in November.
John Wilson (3 years ago)
Delightful little spot, what's left of the Castle is quite small, but you can explore, the setting of the castle is in a stunning area of natural beauty. There is a walled garden next to the castle where you can sit, the sun was out and was very peaceful.
Stephen Oliver (3 years ago)
"The Wolf" had a great place to hide after he'd done something nasty. Which was pretty often as I understand.
Shelley Douglas (3 years ago)
Lovely little walk and pleasant small site
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