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Crathes Castle, Banchory

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web
Crathes Castle is located in Banchory. Put Crathes Castle and other Banchory attractions into our Banchory family vacation planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I'm a Burnett, so coming to see Crathes Castle had special significance to me. The Castle, as an attraction, was very well run, with very knowledgable staff stationed throughout the castle to explain ...  read more »
  • While spending a few days in Banchory, visited Crathes Castle on a wet afternoon. Very good way to spend an afternoon out of the rain. Was very impressed with the staff/volunteers' knowledge and enthu...  read more »
  • If you like castles and walks you'll love Crathes Castle and the surrounding area. Good car parking. Coffee shop. Gift shop. Took 100 years to build (initially) well worth a few of hours to enjoy this...  read more »
  • 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.
  • Great little castle with plenty of history. Lovely grounds too. Best visited on a clear day! Entry is a bit expensive though.
  • Worth a visit just for the cafe, Go Ape is also a good laugh with friends.
  • Entry to the Castle and gardens is quite interesting, but also quite expensive. The surrounding grounds make for a great walk.
  • A nice 1/2 mile walk from the main road. Castle has a lot of interesting furniture and history, the guides in each room are the best. My advice is ask the guides a question and they can talk forever. The gardens are the best, however. Beautiful. A wedding was going on during our visit. Don't forget the greenhouse, many special varieties of flowers in there.
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