Aberdour Castle

Aberdour Castle, Burntisland, Fife

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  • Aberdour Castle started life in the 13th Century as a modest ‘hall house’ on a site overlooking the Dour Burn. The oldest part of the present semi-ruin constitutes one of the earliest surviving stone castles in mainland Scotland. Over the years the Castle has been successively developed. Notable are the parts, still largely roofed, built by the Earls of Morton, with refined Renaissance detail, in the second half of the 16th century. A fire in the late 17th century was followed by some repairs, but in 1725 the family purchased 17th century Aberdour House, on the west side of the burn and in Wester Aberdour, and the medieval Castle was allowed to fall into relative decay.

  • Aberdour Castle Weather Forecast

    Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 15°C on Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Drizzle in the morning.
     
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       58%  56%   3 mph
      4:40 am    9:43 pm
    Monday, May 29th
     Light rain throughout the day.
     
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       65%  92%   12 mph
      4:39 am    9:44 pm

    Tuesday, May 30th
     Mostly cloudy until evening and breezy in the evening.
     
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       54%  62%   9 mph
      4:38 am    9:46 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Partly cloudy overnight.
     
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       0%  18%   9 mph
      4:37 am    9:47 pm

    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       5%  58%   4 mph
      4:36 am    9:48 pm
    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Light rain starting in the afternoon.
     
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       66%  75%   4 mph
      4:35 am    9:50 pm

    Saturday, Jun 3rd
     Light rain throughout the day.
     
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       67%  100%   2 mph
      4:34 am    9:51 pm
    Sunday, Jun 4th
     Drizzle starting in the afternoon.
     
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       51%  45%   6 mph
      4:33 am    9:52 pm

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