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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’.
About 16 miles west of Aberdeen is the stunning Castle Fraser, one of the grandest of the Scottish baronial tower houses.
Discover the imposing 13th century stronghold of the Earls of Mar.
Crathes Castle is surrounded by woodland to the east of Banchory in the 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.
The combination of a 13th century square tower, a Jacobean mansion house and the additions of Victorian lairds make Drum Castle unique among Scottish castles.
Balvenie Castle is a ruined castle near Dufftown in the north of Aberdeenshire.
Welcome to Delgatie Castle.
Huntly Castle sits on the edge of the small market town of Huntly, beside the River Deveron in Aberdeenshire.
Explore the impressive ruins of this fairytale castle set in the stunning Grampian countryside.
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