Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate

Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate
Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QJ
  • Telephone 0844 493 2166
  • Admission £12.50 (£9; family £29.50; one-parent family £23; members free)
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Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate

Fairytale-like turrets, gargoyles of fantastic design and the ancient Horn of Leys given in 1323 by Robert the Bruce are just a few of the features of this historic castle.

The Crathes gardens and estate are ideal for a family day out. A delight at any time of year, the famous gardens feature great yew hedges and colourful double herbaceous borders.

Further afield, the 595-acre estate offers six separate trails to enjoy.

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