Welcome to Blair Castle


The castle is open again on 13th December and 20th December, from 10am until 4.00pm. This is for:
Christmas Sunday Lunches in the Ballroom
Christmas Carol Concert in the Ballroom (7.00pm-c8.00pm)
Tours of the castle decorated for a Victorian Christmas

Santa's Grotto (sold out)

   French version



Discover Blair Castle and go on a journey into the fascinating past of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl. Unique amongst Scottish castles, the story told here will take you from a visit by Mary Queen of Scots to the Civil War, and from the Jacobite cause to the disaster of Culloden following Bonnie Prince Charlie's own stay in the castle. You'll hear how the lucky inheritance of a smuggler-infested island helped turn the castle into a comfortable home, and learn how Queen Victoria's famous stay led to the creation of Europe's only private army, the Atholl Highlanders.

Dating back to 1269, the castle has been transformed through the ages, from its cold medieval beginnings in a strategic position during political struggles to become a fine Georgian mansion and finally a Victorian  castle in the barionial style. These influences can still be seen today across the 30 rooms on full display. 


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Christmas Activities, including Carol Concert

Enjoy Christmas festivities at Blair Castle during the two weeks leading up to Christmas: Including Sunday Lunch in the Ballroom, a Carol Concert in the Ballroom, the Castle Christmas tour and Santa's Grotto. more»

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