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The Castle Trail Aberdeen

Description of The Castle Trail Aberdeen

For those with a car one can visit various castles and stately homes around Aberdeenshire following a sign-posted route Many are owned by the National Trust for Scotland and are open to the public for a few pounds or provide free access to the surrounding grounds and walks. The castles vary from ruined fortifications during warring times to period fortified houses or to stately homes from less beligerant times. Examples are Crathes Castle, Drum Castle, Kildrummey Castle, Duff House, Fyvie Castle, Balmoral Palace (where the Royal family spend their summer holidays) Dunnottar Castle a ruined ediface built on a sea stack just offshore with connecting land bridge An impressive sight for a panoramic photographic shot from the nearby cliffs

Who does The Castle Trail Aberdeen appeals to?

Suitable mainly for people with cars & for whole families and those wishing to visit ancestral homes e.g. Castle Fraser or enjoy a family picnic on the lawns beside a castle with beautiful views and also children's attractions nearby.

Why Visit The Castle Trail Aberdeen?

The Castle Trail provides a whole day out where one can visit as few or as many castles as one has time to explore and enjoy. Most castles have associated coffee/tea rooms and sales outlets selling associated information literature and artefacts.

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