Ballindalloch Castle, Speyside, Scotland

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Where is Ballindalloch
Set in the heart of whisky country on Speyside. It is the family home of the Macpherson-Grants

The history of Ballindalloch
Ballindalloch has been the home of the Macpherson-Grants since 1546. It styles itself   The Pearl of the North. The castle has been changed from fortress to Scottish baronial as the original tower house had been added to by the Victorians

Ballindalloch is the home of the oldest cattle herd in the world, the famous Aberdeen Angus herd founded by Sir George Macpherson-Grant in 1860.

The Rivers Spey and Avon flow through the grounds and offer excellent fishing. The Ballindalloch beat on the River Spey is one of the best known middle beats on the river and its two miles of double-bank fishing includes the famous Junction Pool. The Estate also owns six miles of excellent salmon and sea trout fishing on the River Avon.

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