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Historic Attractions in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray

Subcategory: Abbeys, Churches & Cathedrals or Castles & Stately Homes

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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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Crathes Castle and Garden (NTS)

Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QJ

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

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Balmoral Castle

Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5TB

The Highland holiday home of the Royal Family since 1852. Exhibitions of paintings, artwork and royal tartans.

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Tolquhon Castle (HS)

Tarves, Aberdeenshire, AB4 0LP

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

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Ballindalloch Castle

Ballindalloch, Banffshire, AB37 9AX

Ballindalloch is situated in majestic hills surrounded by the rivers Spey and Avon. A much loved family home lived in...

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  • 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.

Huntly Castle (HS)

Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH

Set in a beautiful riverside setting, this fine hall house was built in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Craigievar Castle (NTS)

Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8JF

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

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Drum Castle (NTS)

by Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5EY

One of Scotland's oldest houses, with a 13th century keep and Jacobean mansion. Superb furniture and paintings. Delightful…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Spynie Palace (HS)

Nr. Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 8XJ

Residence of the bishops of Moray from the 14th century to 1686. Massive tower with spectacular rooftop views over Spynie…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

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.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Fyvie Castle (NTS)

Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 8JS

Superb castle, dating from 13th century, with rich portrait collection, an equally fine collection of arms and armour, and…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Balvenie Castle (HS)

Dufftown, Morayshire, AB55 4GH

A fine 13th century castle, added to in the 15th and 16th centuries. Visited by Mary Queen of Scots in 1562.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Braemar Castle

Braemar, AB35 5XR

17th century hunting lodge, Hanoverian garrison and home to Clan Farquharson.

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Leith Hall and Garden (NTS)

Kennethmont,, Nr Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4NQ

This beautiful house was the home of the Leith family for almost 300 years. There is a superb garden and extensive grounds.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars
1 Delgatie Castle Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5TD
2 Crathes Castle and Garden (NTS) Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QJ 4 stars
3 Balmoral Castle Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5TB 5 stars
4 Tolquhon Castle (HS) Tarves, Aberdeenshire, AB4 0LP 3 stars
5 Ballindalloch Castle Ballindalloch, Banffshire, AB37 9AX 4 stars
6 Auchindoun Castle (HS) Keith, AB55 4DR
7 Huntly Castle (HS) Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH 4 stars
8 Craigievar Castle (NTS) Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8JF 3 stars
9 Drum Castle (NTS) by Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5EY 4 stars
10 Spynie Palace (HS) Nr. Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 8XJ 4 stars
11 Corgarff Castle (HS) Corgarff, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, AB36 8YP 4 stars
12 Fyvie Castle (NTS) Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 8JS 4 stars
13 Balvenie Castle (HS) Dufftown, Morayshire, AB55 4GH 4 stars
14 Braemar Castle Braemar, AB35 5XR 3 stars
15 Leith Hall and Garden (NTS) Kennethmont,, Nr Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4NQ 4 stars

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