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Located in one of Scotland’s finest sporting estates, Gordon Castle is an exclusive use venue available for weddings, events and corporate hire.

Set the heart of beautiful Speyside in the Highlands of Scotland, we offer a range of high-quality services for our discerning guests. Our family owned 15th Century castle is available for exclusive use, fully staffed, or you can stay with us self- catering in one of our beautifully rustic and well equipped holiday cottages.

Gordon Castle’s ancient tower, manicured grounds and magnificent eight-acre Walled Garden make it the perfect setting for the classic Scottish castle wedding. Our fully equipped conference rooms provide the ideal corporate venue in the Scottish Highlands for conferences, meetings and client entertainment. We offer an array of traditional country sports including eight miles of fly-fishing beats with ghillie support on the world renowned River Spey. All our guests are looked after by our dedicated team of staff who will deliver tailor made itineraries to suit your individual requirements.

Today’s opening hours

Every day all year: 10am to 5pm (4pm in winter) every day.

Gardens and café only. Castle viewable by appointment.



Gardens and café

Every day all year: 10am to 5pm (4pm in winter) every day.


Only viewable by appointment.

Find Us
Find us

Gordon Castle Estate is conveniently situated for access by car, air, rail and bus, from Aberdeen, Inverness, Perth and beyond. The main entrance to Gordon Castle is situated at the western end of the village of Fochabers on the A96, approximately nine miles east of Elgin and twelve miles west of Keith. 
Moray is served by the Inverness to Aberdeen mainline currently operated by Scotrail. There are town centre railway stations at Nairn, Forres, Elgin and Keith. Connections to the Central Belt and onward to England can be made at both Inverness and Aberdeen stations. Local bus services in Moray are operated by Stagecoach and most services radiate out of Elgin Bus Station. Stagecoach and Megabus operate frequent limited-stop services to Aberdeen and Inverness including airport stops.

  • Offers bike storage

Historic Houses members visit for free.

The garden and café is open all year round.

The castle is not open to visitors and only open by appointment.

More admission details

  • Accessible toilets
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes


Looking for the perfect Scottish castle wedding, private use of the Gordon family church or exclusive use of fabulous grounds for a marquee celebration? Give married life the perfect start at glorious Gordon Castle as you rejoice in your wedding ceremony, capture the emotions in  photographs,  revel in your reception and dance the evening away – all in one exceptional location.
The Castle is perfect for intimate weddings for up to forty guests where our exceptional chef will produce your bespoke wedding breakfast.  If you are having a larger affair, we are happy to provide details of specialist caterers to suit all sizes of budget, but we have no fixed supplier – the choice of caterer is yours.


The Castle is available for exclusive hire on a fully catered basis. 8 double/twin rooms are furnished to the highest standard of luxury with 2 further single bedrooms also available. Each bedroom has its own luxury bathroom. 3 holiday cottages are also available on a self catering basis on the estate.

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