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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’.
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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.
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.
Crathes Castle is surrounded by woodland to the east of Banchory in the Aberdeenshire countryside.
Huntly Castle sits on the edge of the small market town of Huntly, beside the River Deveron in Aberdeenshire.
Slains Castle is found on the rocky Aberdeen coastline near the town of Cruden Bay.
About 16 miles west of Aberdeen is the stunning Castle Fraser, one of the grandest of the Scottish baronial tower houses.
Balvenie Castle is a ruined castle near Dufftown in the north of Aberdeenshire.
Explore the impressive ruins of this fairytale castle set in the stunning Grampian countryside.
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