Crathes Castle

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  • Crathes Castle Entrance Ticket

    1. Crathes Castle Entrance Ticket

    Standing against a backdrop of rolling hills and set within its own glorious gardens, Crathes Castle is every inch the classic Scottish tower house — and a fantastic day out for all the family.  The Burnett family, who lived in the castle for over 350 years, had roots in the area dating back to 1323 when Robert the Bruce granted them nearby land. Alexander Burnett built the castle in the 16th century, constructing an intricate maze of turrets, towers, oak panels, and painted ceilings, many of which survive beautifully to this day. Once inside, find a labyrinth of cultural history, from family portraits to fine antique furniture. Take a stroll through the wonderful jungle of history that is the walled garden. In the garden's eight sections, discover every green delight imaginable, a sculpted topiary, soft herbaceous colors, and modern exotic blooms. Marvel at the massive yew hedges thou...

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