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Huntly Castle, Huntly

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Huntly Castle is a ruined castle in Huntly in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It was the ancestral home of the chief of Clan Gordon, Earl of Huntly.
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  • If you are in the area make a point of visiting this castle, you will not be disappointed. Suitable for all ages.  more »
  • After working your way through the centre of Huntly with its classical Scottish architecture the approach to the Castle is spectacular. Although the Castle is in ruins, a lot of it is still...  more »
  • Ruined castle in the market town if Huntly , very pleasant staff , local and knowledgeable lady . Giving the importance of the castle in medieval times , and the families that lived there .  more »
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  • The major structure of the castle is intact so you can still go up to the top and down into the depths, but nothing has been re-created so it has a ghostly, eerie feel to it. One of my favorite castles in Scotland, and much less crowded!
  • Great 600 year old ruins. On the historic Scotland pass. one of our favorites out of 11 castles we visited
  • It was a pleasure to visit this old castle. It is a ruin now, but you can walk through the different rooms and you need just a little bit of imagination to see how it was in the past. Another positive thing: it isn‘t crowded with tourists
  • I love visiting castles. Tickets were cheap. Cute little tourist shop. 5 floors to visit yourself without someone constantly around to chaperone you so you don't feel awkward like in some castles.
  • Kinda expensive per entry. But, that said, thoroughly enjoyable time spent there with the kids. Only mildly terrifying on the top levels! Enough of the structure is preserved to really get a feel of how it must have been in its day. Worth a visit. Once.

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