Inchdrewer Castle has a long and interesting history including the attack on Inchdrewer by the Duke of Cumberland in 1746 when he wasa hunting for Bonnie Prince Charlie. It is also understood that the castle was visited by King Edward VII and the Duke of Fife in its past. 

Abandoned in the early 1900’s, the property was then bought by the current owner’s family in 1963 when it was found to be in a mainly ruinous state.

Together with a local firm of family builders the castle was restored to a wind and water tight condition by 1971. The castle has not had any further improvements since then and has suffered from some deterioration to the roof and windows. Internally it has been prepared for fit out and currently sits on the ‘at risk’ register for buildings in Scotland.

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The castle also comes with the Baron of Inchdrewer title which will be transferred to the successful purchaser. Confirmation of the title is available on request; the title will not be sold separately. 

The castle sits in just under half an acre, and is accessed from a shared road towards Inchdrewer Cottage. 

Inchdrewer Castle is situated approximately 3.5 miles south west of Banff. Aberdeen is 45 miles to the south east and Inverness 72 miles to the west.

Offers are invited over £400,000. For further information please contact Ballantynes on 0131 459 2222 or visit

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  • Dr Peter Moss

    I understand you have on your books Inchdrewer Castle for sale. I would be pleased to receive particulars on this property, including some simple plan/drawings of the rooms & etc on each floor, some indication of the likely renovative work required and a site plan indicating the extent of the associated land/site aswell as its disposion/local roads.

    Yours in anticipation, Peter Moss

    Eyrie, Mallins Lane, Longcot, Oxon, SN7 7TE

  • Edward F V Williams

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