3rd January 2016:
I was distressed to wake up this morning to hear the news that Abergeldie castle’s fate is more uncertain than it has ever been.
Abergeldie has the longest single unbroken family stewardship of any castle in Scotland – unbroken in nearly 600 years. John Howard Seton Gordon, the genial twenty first laird, continues this family tradition and has served both loyally and true.
A decade ago I wrote Abergeldie’s history in “Deeside Tales – the Stories of a Small Glen”
I have visited Abergeldie many times and I have always been made most welcome.
The Gordon family rented out Abergeldie Castle for a considerable period before the 21st Laird. The tenants of the Gordons being the Royal family.