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Crathes Castle, Banchory

(4.4/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
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  • A day of our stay in Aberdeen decided to go in transportation public to Crathes Castle, and the experience could not have been more wonderful, a castle 16th with a history family amazing, the family in question with a wide history of blue blood called Burnetts of Leys had it more 400-year-old is currently the Government of Scotland that keeps him exceptionally care is amazing. Its gardens is an opinion aside, they are wonderful!, 3 gardens more important todooosss the castles of Scotland with that already says enough, walking over there is like living that history medieval romance that has this unmissable walk,
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  • The grounds are beautiful and would have enjoyed a longer walk except for the rain. Staff are fabulous and very informative and love to have guests engage with questions. The castle is amazing and def...  more »
  • Beautiful walk on a beautiful day, will visit here again , didnt go on tour , large areas for a good long walk in grounds, nice gift shop  more »
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  • The best castle we visited and we visited many! It's great to see actual furniture and things from the castle. All of the other castles we visited were empty. The people at the castle are super knowledgeable and helpful. You can also visit the gardens which were beautiful. It wasn't super busy so you felt like you had space to walk around and take your time. There is also a cafe on site.
  • Probably the best garden I know. The castle's pretty special too. The cafe isn't too amazing - try the Milton Brasserie just down at Milton of Crathes for a better meal.
  • Great tour and the docents are very knowledgeable. Beautiful country. Learn about Robert the Bruce.
  • One of my favorite castles this trip to Scotland. Loved seeing so much of the actual castle being kept in restoration from hundreds of years ago. This castle was breath taking to see. Must stop by and take a look.
  • We visited many castles on our highlands visit and this is a first equal with Dunottar. A must see for the beautiful grounds that the castle is set amongst.