Discover Aberdeenshire's Castle Country

Castles in North East Aberdeenshire

Slains Castle in North East Aberdeenshire
If you are holidaying in North East Aberdeenshire and staying in a village or town such as Cruden Bay, Crovie, Ellon, Gardenstown, Macduff or Huntly for example, there are 5 castles in this area to visit:

Pictured above is Slains Castle near Cruden Bay, this is an impressive ruin set right next to the cliff-edge where waves crash angrily below.  This castle is believed by many locals to have inspired the story of Dracula.  Find out more about this and other amazing historical castles in the North East of Aberdeenshire on Scotland's Castle Country.