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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’.
Discover the imposing 13th century stronghold of the Earls of Mar.
Balvenie Castle is a ruined castle near Dufftown in the north of Aberdeenshire.
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.
Historic Buildings & Homes
Duff House is the premier outstation of the National Galleries of Scotland and houses a collection of fine paintings and furniture.
A romantic, evocative and historically significant ruined Castle, perched on a giant conglomorate on the edge of the North-Sea. Once seen - never forgotten.
Haddo House was designed by William Adam for the 2nd Earl of Aberdeen in 1732, and refurbished in the 1880s.
Dating back to the 13th century, Fyvie Castle is found about a mile north of the village of Fyvie in Aberdeenshire.
Found in the picturesque Aberdeenshire countryside, Craigievar Castle sits 20 miles south west of Inverurie.
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