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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’.
Dating back to the 13th century, Fyvie Castle is found about a mile north of the village of Fyvie in Aberdeenshire.
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.
Balvenie Castle is a ruined castle near Dufftown in the north of Aberdeenshire.
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Haddo House was designed by William Adam for the 2nd Earl of Aberdeen in 1732, and refurbished in the 1880s.
Huntly Castle sits on the edge of the small market town of Huntly, beside the River Deveron in Aberdeenshire.
Crathes Castle is surrounded by woodland to the east of Banchory in the Aberdeenshire countryside.
Explore the impressive ruins of this fairytale castle set in the stunning Grampian countryside.
Corgarff Castle, dating back from the 16th century, sits in the tranquil Aberdeenshire countryside.
Found in the picturesque Aberdeenshire countryside, Craigievar Castle sits 20 miles south west of Inverurie.
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