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Some of the region's best known castles include Crathes Castle, Haddo House, Balmoral Castle and Dunnottar Castle.With more castles per acre than anywhere else in the UK, it's not hard to see why Aberdeen City and Shire is known as ‘Castle Country’.
Purchased by Queen Victoria in 1848, the Balmoral Estate has been the Scottish Home of the Royal Family ever since.
Historic Buildings & Homes
Duff House is the premier outstation of the National Galleries of Scotland and houses a collection of fine paintings and furniture.
About 16 miles west of Aberdeen is the stunning Castle Fraser, one of the grandest of the Scottish baronial tower houses.
A 17th century castle with a colourful past and an exciting future. Built by the Earl of Mar in 1628, it has been hunting lodge, fortress, garrison and family home.
Huntly Castle sits on the edge of the small market town of Huntly, beside the River Deveron in Aberdeenshire.
A romantic, evocative and historically significant ruined Castle, perched on a giant conglomorate on the edge of the North-Sea. Once seen - never forgotten.
Welcome to Delgatie Castle.
Crathes Castle is surrounded by woodland to the east of Banchory in the Aberdeenshire countryside.
Discover the imposing 13th century stronghold of the Earls of Mar.
Balvenie Castle is a ruined castle near Dufftown in the north of Aberdeenshire.
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