DiCamillo Companion
Scotland

Kelburn Castle (Kelburne Castle)

  • Earlier Houses: A Norman keep was extended in 1580 to form the current house.

    House & Family History: The seat of the Boyle family (earls of Glasgow) for over 800 years, Kelburn is most famous today as the venue for one of the world's major graffiti installations.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The grounds contain two 1,000-year-old yew trees, waterfalls, and notable historic gardens.

  • House Listed: Category A

    Park Listed: Outstanding

  • "Crisis at the Castle" (2007 - BBC TV documentary, episode 3).
  • Current Seat / Home of: Patrick Robin Archibald Boyle, 10th Earl of Glasgow; Boyle family here since the 13th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01475-568-685

    Fax: 01475-568-121

    Email: admin@kelburncountrycentre.com

    Website: http://www.kelburnestate.com

    Historic Houses Member: Yes