Drumoak, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


Drum Castle

Drum Castle and its grounds were granted to William de Irwyn in 1325 by Robert the Bruce, and remained in the possession of Clan Irvine until 1975. The castle is now owned by the National Trust for Scotland. The grounds are open all year, but you should check their website for castle opening times.


The castle is reputedly haunted and the phenomenon are varied. "Heavy footsteps" have been reported in corridors; objects are moved; and cold areas have been noted.


The apparition of a female has been sighted within the castle.


Pictured left is Drum Castle courtesy of Ikiwaner.


By Banchory,


AB31 5EY.


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For further information, please read Haunted Scottish Castles and Houses by G. Stewart.


Visitor Information

Drumoak is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

It is situated between Peterculter and Banchory in North Deeside.

Pictured is Drumoak courtesy of Alex Gow. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.