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Historic Attractions in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray

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Corgarff Castle (HS)

Corgarff, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, AB36 8YP

An isolated tower house in the Cairngorms that was a residence of the high-status Forbes family.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Crathes Castle and Garden (NTS)

Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QJ

Picturesque 16th century castle with magnificent interiors and painted ceilings, family portraits and furniture....

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Auchindoun Castle (HS)

Keith, AB55 4DR

Auchindoun Castle is a 15th century L-Plan tower castle located in Auchindoun near Dufftown in the Moray region of Scotland.

Tod Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Lit in 1897 and decommissioned in 2007, Tod Head lies south of Stonehaven and near Catterline.

Rattray Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

This lighthouse, built in 1895, marked a particularly dangerous part of the east coast. Just half a mile offshore and...

Kinnaird Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Scotland’s first mainland light house, completed in 1787, was really a 16th century castle with a light placed on top of...

Migvie Stone

by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

A handsome 9th century Pictish cross-slab with on one side a large cross and on the other a horse and rider.

Tolquhon Castle (HS)

Tarves, Aberdeenshire, AB4 0LP

An early 15th century tower, expanded in the 1580s.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Buchan Ness Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

This prominent lighthouse on the point of Buchan Ness was completed in 1827.

Some of its buildings were slightly damaged...

Inveravon Church

Inveravon, Ballindalloch, Scotland, UK

Delgatie Castle

Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5TD

11th century castle with fine Painted ceilings dating 1592 and 1597. Unique baby’s four poster bed, displays of dolls...

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Craigievar Castle (NTS)

Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8JF

This fairytale-like castle is one of the most perfect tower houses of its period in Scotland.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Tomnaverie Stone Circle (HS)

Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

A recumbent stone circle about 4,000 years old.

Kildrummy Castle (HS)

Kildrummy, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8RA

Scotland's most complete 13th century castle was a stronghold of the Earls of Mar. Known as the 'Queen of Highlands Castle'.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Castle Fraser (NTS)

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 7LD

One of the most spectacular of the Castles of Mar, this Fraser stronghold has a magnificent great hall, fine portraits and…

1 Corgarff Castle (HS) Corgarff, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, AB36 8YP 4 stars
2 Crathes Castle and Garden (NTS) Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QJ 4 stars
3 Auchindoun Castle (HS) Keith, AB55 4DR
4 Tod Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
5 Rattray Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
6 Kinnaird Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
7 Migvie Stone by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
8 Tolquhon Castle (HS) Tarves, Aberdeenshire, AB4 0LP 3 stars
9 Buchan Ness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
10 Inveravon Church Inveravon, Ballindalloch, Scotland, UK
11 Delgatie Castle Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5TD
12 Craigievar Castle (NTS) Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8JF 3 stars
13 Tomnaverie Stone Circle (HS) Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
14 Kildrummy Castle (HS) Kildrummy, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8RA 3 stars
15 Castle Fraser (NTS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 7LD

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