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Crathes Castle, Banchory

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  • August 20, 2017
    We spent an interesting hour wandering around this family castle. In each room there are a number of displays and boards and there are guides on hand if you want to ask questions. Much better than hav...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    For a change a castle where you can shoot and that is worth, starting with the paintings. The staff provide additional information. The garden is the most beautiful in Scotland we have seen.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Beautiful castle with interesting history. Large garden with greenhouse with many different flowers and shrubs. Possibility to play petanque.
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  • Lovely time both at the castle and the tearoom, which is child and adult friendly! Castle attendants knowledgeable and friendly, proud of their inspiring building... Gardens bonny, well tended.
  • Whilst many people enjoy the splendid castle and outstanding gardens, only a relative few venture out of sight of the castle. This is a shame as the grounds and woods have many wonderful walks marked out through them. Suitable for families (many of the walks can be done with a buggy) and popular with naturalists, photographers and dog walkers alike, the woods are an excellent place to spend a few hours enjoying the peace and tranquillity of this unique space.
  • Nice enough tour however very expensive (£27.50 for a family ticket for some gardens and a decorative castle...) The staff all seemed to be hard selling national trust membership, the car park charges £2 and to access the playpark you have to go through the whole cage building, the whole place felt like a monetary extraction exercise rather than an experience...
  • We absolutely love Crathes Castle. It's a gorgeous place at any time of the year. The trail around the castle is lovely for walks with the dog, the formal gardens are gorgeous and the inside of the castle is stunning. Staff is always friendly and both tea room and shop have great offers.
  • Beautiful castle and gardens. Lovely shop and plants for sale. Nice cafe with lovely food and a playground for the kids.

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