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Balgonie Castle, Markinch

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Balgonie Castle is located in Markinch. Work out when and for how long to visit Balgonie Castle and other Glenrothes attractions using our handy Glenrothes trip maker app .
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  • We are Outlander fans and have visited most of the locations. We were shown around Balgonie Castle by the Laird of the castle. He told us a lot of history and information about the castle. He lives in...  more »
  • What a wonderful visit to a quirky ancient castle off the beaten track. We were met at the gate by Ben the lairds deerhound and the laird himself who made us feel most welcome in his fabulous home. He...  more »
  • We visited today and had a personal tour by the Laird who still resides at the castle. He is an amazing man who does all the paintings and carvings along with hid son. He made our visit very special. ...  more »
  • Though it has been years...this is quite a place. The laird was gracious and very friendly. His son...the present quite a nice person as wel. I would recommend a visit...especially if you are into ghosts and such as Balgonie has many :)
  • Really nice athmosphere, guided tours by the Laird and not as much a tourist place as other castles. Really enjoyed the visit.
  • Visited today as nd was given a lovely private tour by the Laird of the Castle. Wonderful. Truly...wonderful.
  • Atmospheric and unusual place for a wedding ceremony.
  • Brilliant day out
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