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The famous Scottish castles and houses of Aberdeen and Grampian
Step back in time through the last millennium of our country's heritage and experience Scottish castles at their best on Scotland's only Castle Trail. A selection of thirteen of the world's most unique castles ranging from the fairy tale magic of Craigievar, to the rugged splendour of Kildrummy Castle ruins, to the elegant timelessness of the country house grandeur of Leith Hall.
Visitors to Scotland's lovely Aberdeen & Grampian region will surely be impressed by the famous Castle Trail.. From fairytale towers to rugged structures and elegant country house grandeur, the castles of Aberdeen and Grampian are surrounded by an ambiance of awe, a feeling of strength and timelessness. Amongst the better known castles are Balmoral, Craigievar, Dunnideer and Kildrummy. By following the lovely sign-posted castle trail you will be guided along the greatest castle adventure of Scotland. Be sure to set an entire day aside to explore the wonder of the region's mystical castles.
Aberdeenshire is matchless in the richness of its castle tradition and Scotland's Castle Trail brings together some of the most splendid examples of castellated architecture on a clearly sign-posted tourist trail.