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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’.
Historic Buildings & Homes
Haddo House was designed by William Adam for the 2nd Earl of Aberdeen in 1732, and refurbished in the 1880s.
Duff House is the premier outstation of the National Galleries of Scotland and houses a collection of fine paintings and furniture.
Explore the impressive ruins of this fairytale castle set in the stunning Grampian countryside.
Slains Castle is found on the rocky Aberdeen coastline near the town of Cruden Bay.
Corgarff Castle, dating back from the 16th century, sits in the tranquil Aberdeenshire countryside.
A romantic, evocative and historically significant ruined Castle, perched on a giant conglomorate on the edge of the North-Sea. Once seen - never forgotten.
Huntly Castle sits on the edge of the small market town of Huntly, beside the River Deveron in Aberdeenshire.
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