Welcome to Delgatie Castle Trust

A 4* Visitor Attraction

A very warm welcome to Delgatie Castle in Aberdeenshire Scotland. We hope you will find everything you are looking for. Most recently the home of the late Captain John Hay of Delgatie, Feudal Baron, it was built around 1049 and has largely been in the Hay family for the last 650 years. You will be able to immerse yourself in the history of the Castle, its architecture and interiors. Especially, the painted ceilings dating back to 1575.

Santa at Delgatie Castle

A Victorian Christmas at Delgatie Castle


At last, we have our dates confirmed for our Victorian Christmas this year. Dates will be Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th November, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December and Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th December.

The Castle will be open from 10am to 4pm on these days. Santa tickets must be purchased in advance, keep an eye out for our link to ticket booking, this will be out in the next couple of weeks.

For those just visiting the Castle, all the wonderful decorations and the amazing crafts for sale, Tickets are available for purchase on the door.

As always, we are so excited to bring this event again and we cannot wait to welcome all our amazing visitors.

The 'Laird's Kitchen' Tearoom

Our award winning Tearoom, ‘The Laird’s Kitchen’ is open from 10.00 a.m. until 5.00 p.m. daily serving teas, coffees, freshly baked cakes, Scones, lunches or afternoon teas.

Weddings at Delgatie Castle

For that once in a lifetime experience let us help you to arrange a very special wedding day here at Delgatie Castle.


Holidays are about getting away to where you can forget the pressures of everyday living. They are about unwinding in fresh surroundings. Here in the peace and tranquillity of Delgatie Estate you will have your own country hideaway…