50th Anniversary Celebration

In 1970 the Bon Accord Steam Engine Club hosted their first steam fair in Aberdeen.  In 2020 the club planned to celebrate the 50th Anniversary. However due to the COVID pandemic, we are now looking forward to welcoming old friends, and new, to our (postponed) 50th Anniversary Celebration later on this year, with the largest display of steam driven vehicles – ever in Scotland!

Date & Time

18th & 19thJune 2022

Gates open 10am – 4pm daily.


Castle Fraser is 4 miles north of Dunecht and 16 miles west of Aberdeen.

The full address is Castle Fraser, Sauchen, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 7LD


Visitor entry prices for 2022 are as follows;

Ticket Price
Adults £11.00
Children (age 5 – 16) £8.00
Children (under 5) FREE
Family Ticket (Two Adults and Two Children) £30.00

Camping Pitches

Camping will be available onsite and package deals can be bought to cover overnight stay and two one-day adult passes to the event.

Overnight prices for 2022 are as follows;

Camping Package Price
Visitor Camping – Saturday 18th June 2022 (1 night)  including  2 adult entry tickets £45
Visitor Camping – Friday 17th and Saturday 18th June 2022 (2 Nights)  including 2 adult entry tickets £55

Additional entry tickets can be purchased upon check in at the camping entrance.

Visitor Car Parking

Car parking is located directly off of the main driveway to Castle Fraser. Please follow Steward instructions to ensure everyone can be parked quickly, safely and efficiently.

Disabled car parking is found in the main Castle car park.

Cash Point machines

There will be credit/debit card contactless payment systems at the entry kiosk.  Queues will be segmented for cash payments and card payments.

There are no cash point machines available within the Steam Fair, so it is best to bring cash with you. The nearest cash point is located in Kemnay at the Co-Op on the High Street.


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