The House from an 1848 engraving
House & Family History: Balvenie whisky is produced by William Grant & Sons at the Balvenie distillery down the hill from the Castle.
House Listed: Scheduled Ancient Monument
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: Comyn family, 12th century until 14th century. Archibald Douglas, Earl of Douglas and Wigtown, Lord of Galloway, Douglas and Bothwell, 14th century; John Douglas, Lord of Balvenie, 15th century; Douglas family here from the 14th century until 1455.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction
Ownership Details: Owned by Jeremy Duncan Nicholson, Baron of Balvenie, but under the custodianship of Historic Environment Scotland, who operate the castle and open it to the public.
House Open to Public: Yes
Historic Houses Member: No