GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Drum Castle

3 miles (4.2 km)

This 13th century castle near Drumoakhas some lovely walking trails to follow through the grounds and surrounding woodland.
To the east of the castle you can try the farmland walk, while on the western side the Drumhill trail will take you through the Forest of Drum.
In the grounds you can visit the delightful Garden of Historic Roses and anarboretumcontaining trees from all regions of the 18th centuryBritish Empire. There's also little Robbie Rossie's Loch which lies just to the east of the castle.
The site is owned by the National Trust for Scotland who provide tours of the castle. Here you can see the medieval High Hall and the original charter sealed by Robert the Bruce. You can also visit the fabulous old library and climb the 700-year-old tower for wonderful views over the surrounding countryside.
To continue your walking in the area you could head west to Banchory and visit the splendid Crathes Castle. There's 600 acres of formal gardens, woodland and rolling countryside to explore on a number of footpaths.

Drum Castle Postcode

AB31 5EY - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Drum Castle Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

The Rose Garden at Drum Castle - geograph.org.uk - 524831

The Rose Garden at Drum Castle

Drum Castle - geograph.org.uk - 396431

Drum Castle

Road leading to Drum Castle - geograph.org.uk - 590340

Road leading to Drum Castle

Cows in a field at Home Farm - geograph.org.uk - 617562

Cows in a field at Home Farm

Vintage Car at Drum Castle - geograph.org.uk - 96555

Vintage Car at Drum Castle

Drumhill Wood - geograph.org.uk - 524809

Drumhill Wood

Old Wood of Drum - geograph.org.uk - 618053

Old Wood of Drum

Robbie Rossie's Loch - geograph.org.uk - 590324

Robbie Rossie's Loch

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GPX File

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Drum Castle.mmo (right click - 'Save As')

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