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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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  • 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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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'.

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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.

Tolquhon Castle (HS)

Tarves, Aberdeenshire, AB4 0LP

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

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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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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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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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Braemar Castle

Braemar, AB35 5XR

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

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Duffus Castle (HS)

Elgin, Moray, IV30 5RH

Of the finest examples of a 12th century motte and bailey castle in Scotland with a very fine early 14th century stone...

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

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