DiCamillo Companion
Scotland

Kellie Castle

  • House & Family History: Kellie is an ancient (the oldest part is believed to date from 1360), and reputedly haunted, Scottish castle. The House is particularly noted for its Scottish furniture designed by Sir Robert Lorimer and its beautiful painted paneling and fine 1620s plasterwork ceilings (the first plaster ceilings in Scotland, the quality of which are in a league with those at the Palace of Holyroodhouse). There is also a permanent exhibition on the life and work of the Scottish sculptor Hew Lorimer.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The grounds contain an organic walled garden, with fresh produce available to buy.

  • Architect: Alexander McGill

    Date: Circa 1699
    Designed: Unidentified work on House, together with Alexander Edward.

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    Architect: Alexander Edward

    Date: Circa 1699
    Designed: Unidentified work on House, together with Alexander McGill.

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  • House Listed: Category A

    Park Listed: Designated Garden & Designed Landscape

  • Current Ownership Type: The National Trust for Scotland

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 0133-372-0271

    Fax: 01333-720-326

    Website: https://www.nts.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No