Balvaird Castle

Balvaird Castle (also spelled as Balverd Castle or Balverde Castle or Balward Castle or Balwaird Castle [1] or Baleward Castle[2]) in Perthshire is a traditional late medieval Scottish tower house. It is located in the Ochil Hills, around 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of Abernethy. The name Balvaird is from Baile a' Bhàird, 'Township of the Bard' in Gaelic. Balvaird Castle is a scheduled monument, and is in the care of Historic Environment Scotland.[3]

Balvaird Castle
Balvaird Castle, Perth & Kinross, Scotland
General information
LocationPerth & Kinross
CountryScotland
Coordinates56°17′19.83″N 3°20′33.53″W
OwnerBrady Brim-DeForest
Designated28 February 1950
Reference no.SM90027

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