NH 979-578 Moray Scotland
Brodie Castle was originally a mid 15th century L-plan tower house, founded by the Brodies. With a main block of four storeys and a garret, its basement of five chambers and the first floor hall are both vaulted. In the mid 16th century, the addition of a south-west tower with a circular stair-turret corbelled-out in the re-entrant angle, made the castle Z-plan. In 1645 because Alexander Brodie was a Covenanter, the castle was burnt by Lord Lewis Gordon and in 1786 it was again damaged by fire. Substantial wings were added in the 17th to 19th century, to integrate the castle into a large mansion house. 4 miles south-west at Auldearn is Dooket Hill and 9 miles east at Alves is Asliesk Castle.
Brodie Castle is located west of Dyke, off the A96. 7 miles east of Nairn, on the A96.
The site is owned by The National Trust for Scotland and offers holiday accommodation. The castle is open daily, April 11:00-4:30pm, July and August 11:00-5:00pm, Sunday to Thursday, May, June, September and October 11:00-4:30pm.
There is a car park.