@ 11.00am - 16.00pm

Castle Roy, Nethy Bridge, Official Opening

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On the day (Sunday 25th)
• Follow the Rampart Ramble to explore the castle in all its glory, meet Murdo the Heilan’ coo, Guardian of the castle and his sidekick, Buster the sheep!
• Free guided tours of the Castle all day
• Enjoy local catering
• Explore local artisan craft and charity stalls

About Castle Roy
• Castle Roy is one of the oldest masonry fortification in Scotland, carbon dated to 1190-1220.
• It is the first ‘scheduled monument’ (historical attraction) to be opened since the creation of the Cairngorms National Park.
• After 29 years of restoration work, Castle Roy in Nethy Bridge has been consolidated and is now ready for the public to visit.

There is free access for all abilities for the general public to enjoy. The Castle is available to hire as a stunning venue, for the outdoor performing arts and for celebrating special occasions. It has an incredible 360 degree view of the Strathspey and the Cairngorm mountains.

Please note the following timings:
Sun 25th – 11am to 4pm: Doors Open Day Scotland 2022 – stalls on the Matrimonial Meadow and local musicians
Sun 25th – 2pm: To celebrate the end of 29 years of planning, fundraising and fantastic support from local people and various agencies, this new, all-abilities visitor attraction is the first Scheduled Monument to be consolidated and opened to all since the formation of the Cairngorms National Park.

On Saturday 24th the castle will be manned by Volunteers 11am to 4pm: Doors Open Day Scotland 2022

Where is this event being held?

The Castle is on a mound about one mile out of the village of Nethy Bridge, on the B970 on the way to Grantown.

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