Discover Aberdeenshire's Castle Country

Aberdeenshire's Castles

Craigevar Castle, AberdeenshireThe Castles in Scotland's Castle Country and along Aberdeenshire's Castle Trail can be divided in to four main groups:

The castles in the North East of Aberdeenshire include Duff House near MacDuff, Fyvie Castle near Turiff, Haddo House near Ellon, Slains Castle near Cruden Bay and Tolquhon Castle near Pitmedden.

Historical castellated houses in the North West of Aberdeenshire include Huntly Castle and Kildrummy Castle.

Balmoral Castle, Braemar Castle and Corgarff Castle are the main castles in the south east of Aberdeenshire.

In the South West of Aberdeenshire is Castle Fraser, Crathes Castle, Craigievar Castle and Drum Castle.


There are numerous fascinating and beautiful castles in Aberdeenshire.  See a map showing the location of Aberdeenshire's castles.