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Braemar Castle

Braemar, AB35 5XR

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

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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

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

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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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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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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Tolquhon Castle (HS)

Tarves, Aberdeenshire, AB4 0LP

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

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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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Dunnottar Castle

Stonehaven, AB39 2TL

A dramatic and evocative ruined cliff top fortress in a truly stunning setting.

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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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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.

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

Haddo House and Garden (NTS)

Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7EQ

This elegant mansion, home of the earls and marquesses of Aberdeen, is noted for its fine furniture and paintings. It has…

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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.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 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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1 Braemar Castle Braemar, AB35 5XR 3 stars
2 Spynie Palace (HS) Nr. Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 8XJ 4 stars
3 Leith Hall and Garden (NTS) Kennethmont,, Nr Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4NQ 4 stars
4 Balmoral Castle Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5TB 5 stars
5 Delgatie Castle Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5TD
6 Huntly Castle (HS) Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH 4 stars
7 Tolquhon Castle (HS) Tarves, Aberdeenshire, AB4 0LP 3 stars
8 Drum Castle (NTS) by Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5EY 4 stars
9 Dunnottar Castle Stonehaven, AB39 2TL
10 Crathes Castle and Garden (NTS) Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QJ 4 stars
11 Auchindoun Castle (HS) Keith, AB55 4DR
12 Craigievar Castle (NTS) Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8JF 3 stars
13 Haddo House and Garden (NTS) Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7EQ 4 stars
14 Corgarff Castle (HS) Corgarff, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, AB36 8YP 4 stars
15 Ballindalloch Castle Ballindalloch, Banffshire, AB37 9AX 4 stars

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