DiCamillo Companion
Scotland

Aberdour Castle

  • Built / Designed For: Douglas family

    House & Family History: The 12th century tower house of Aberdour makes it one of the oldest castles in Scotland. In later centuries the 12th century core was expanded and converted into a country house.

  • Title: Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage, 1990
    Author: Kidd, Charles; Williamson, David (Editors)
    Year Published: 1990
    Reference: pg. P 875
    Publisher: London: Debrett's Peerage Limited (New York: St. Martin's Press, Inc.)
    ISBN: 0312046405
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Category A

    Park Listed: Designated

  • Past Seat of: Sir Alan de Mortimer, 12th century. Sir James Douglas, 14th century; James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton, 18th century; Douglas family here from 1351 until the 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Historic Environment Scotland

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01383-860-519

    Website: https://www.historicenvironment.scot

    Historic Houses Member: No