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Kellie Castle & Garden

Kellie Castle Kellie Castle, Pittenweem, Scotland
+44 1333 720271
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Kellie Castle Kellie Castle, Pittenweem, Scotland
+44 1333 720271
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth a visit. First tower built in 13th century and others in 14th and 15th. Has been through many owners all fully explained by our excellent guide Margaret over 2 hours. Now it is safe in the hands of the National Trust. A real...More

Thank birdbath2015
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So let's put this into context, when I say disappointed, we did not actually get to see inside, beautiful from outside. But the staff a shambles and the lack of organisation Left everything to be desired! We arrived at 1145 to be met by someone...More

Thank 19ianp62
Wendy P, Manager at Kellie Castle & Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Mr & Mrs Page, Thank you for your visit to Kellie Castle and for your review. I am very sorry that you felt your visit was disappointing and that you could not join the tour at 12.15. As you may have seen from our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This castle well worth a visit for the gardens alone, with an interesting woodland walk and a lovely walled flower and vegetable garden. Useful if you're a gardener as my girlfriend Gill (fae Dundee), she is famous for her marrows!! Its a small friendly place...More

Thank AntonioMacaronio3101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a visit here when on holiday in Fife. The house is full of character, guides pleasant and helpful, not at all standoffish. However, it was the gardens I really liked, nice to see NTS gardens with vegetables in them as the would have been....More

Thank DavidDWilson
Wendy P, Manager at Kellie Castle & Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good morning David, Many thanks for visiting Kellie Castle, and for reviewing your visit here. I will pass on your compliments to the staff and volunteers who all work hard in maintaining the castle and gardens. The vegetable growing is based on the photographs and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Scotland National Trust property well maintained knowledgeable guides, somewhat smaller inside than outward appearance, lovely walled garden. Worth a visit if your in the area great history.

Thank prowcc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit and a great history to the place . Nice to see the NTS letting us responsible dog owners into this walled garden with our four legged friends. So many places still blinkered to the fact that folk that travel with their...More

Thank Markofltc
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with my parents and we all enjoyed the beautiful and peaceful walled garden, resplendent with colour. Lots of lovely places to sit and enjoy the tranquility and sunshine. We also enjoyed the woodland walk and seeing the llamas. Cafe is OK with a limited...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 18 May 2017

As National Trust members we got in free, so it did not bother us that we could not go round the main building unless we waited an hour for a guided tour. The reason given was that there were not sufficient volunteers on site to...More

Thank 53farmers
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Not many rooms to view, but absolutely fascinating, and so interesting to have the family information. The small cafe does wonderful homemade soup, sandwiches and scones.More

Thank Christine A
Wendy P, Manager at Kellie Castle & Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Good afternoon Christine, Thank you so much for your review of Kellie Castle. I will pass on your compliments to the tea room staff. I myself am partial to the rhubarb scones! I am sorry you thought that there were not many rooms to see....More

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

An unusual castle manor restored by a multi talented artistic family. Beautiful walled garden too. Friendly guides keen to please. Catering limited but what was available was fine.More

Thank westwalesfoodie
Wendy P, Manager at Kellie Castle & Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Dear Westwales foodie, Many thanks for your visit and for taking the time to write a review. Thanks you also for the positive feedback about your visit, and my apologies that you felt the menu in the tea room was limited. It is a small...More

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Stephanie E
Are dogs welcome in the gardens (on leads of course)?
2 April 2017|
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Response from Wendy P | Property representative |
Hi Stephanie, yes dogs on leads are most welcome in the gardens. Please be aware that we have a chicken who lives in the fruit cage area. We look forward to seeing you and your dog soon.
Is it free to enter the garden?
17 April 2016|
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Response from stewarts62 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so and the website will clarify. You approach the front entrance on LHS of castle and go past it to the gate in the wall. There is a suggested donation box. Enjoy!
What ever happened to the male waiter who had the combed up black hair? Who is doing Drama at collage, determined to thank him.
28 August 2015|
Response from Jan T | Reviewed this property |
Hi - Sorry but I don't. He wasn't there when we went.