If you have time to spare you could stop like we did but I wouldn't return. Compared to other castles it has little to offer and is less spectacular.
Wow - So much history! Had a fantastic visit, lots to see and appreciate how we live these days. Kids loved it especially finding out about theTreasure Island book was written there. Staff were very helpful and we had an audio tour which was so...More
What a great place ...well worth the visit ..the audio tour is excellent giving invites into not only each room but other info as well. Great staff, really friendly
The city of the Highland games is a small town with very fresh air and during the inter season no too far from the Scottish Ski areas.
Enjoyed trip here with 2 boys - 14 year old found it more interesting than the 10 years old! I liked it. Interesting history and photos etc in the house and it was good to see how it was set up not that long ago...More
This is a great place to spend a couple of hours wandering around. The rooms are cleverly set out to give a period feel and are full of interesting artefacts. Recommended.
First time we have visited the castle and it was a fantastic experience. The volunteers who run the place are very helpful, warm, and friendly. It's inspiring to see people care enough about our heritage to not only give their time, but to raise the...More
I liked the castle. We did the audio tour which was interesting. The audio samples are not to long, just right! You can see the love of the community in and outside the castle. Go visit if you’re nearby!
Fantastic wee castle to visit. It is run by volunteers from the village who are also looking after all the renovations and management They are dependent solely on patrons and public support so if you are in the area, you will not only be in...More
It's the Braemar Gathering this Saturday #braemarhighlandgames
The Castle is open Monday to Friday and Sunday this week, 10 am - 5 pm.
Did you know that from 1832 to 1906 the games were held at Braemar Castle except for 5 occasions. #braemercastle #highlandgames #braemar https://t.co/IfyaYDz9h4
It's almost September! That means we're gearing up for the #braemarhighlandgames on Saturday 7th. The castle will be closed for the games but we are open all of the remainder of the week. We hope to see you down here.
Praying for some sun!
#braemarcastle #highlandgames #braemar https://t.co/Hhj6t5brM7
This day in 1914 the Royal Navy won the Battle of Heligoland Bight. At the Battle of Jutland in 1916, Vice Admiral Horace Hood died aboard HMS Invincible which exploded . He had stayed in Braemar castle over the summer of 1910. https://t.co/uYzdKh5Hix
This elegant cast iron bath bears the manufacturer's mark of ‘Shanks and Co.', a company founded by John Shanks in 1878, an ambitious plumber from Paisley, which in the yeas would distinguish itself for the innovation and elegance of its products. https://t.co/g33u5zBPR8
Wednesday Wisdom:Always lock your doors
On this day in 1689, government forces successfully repelled a Jacobite attack on Dunkeld Cathedral. In the same uprising in 1689, Braemar castle was torched by the Black Colonel, who walked in through the front door. https://t.co/NqEBGkyeTa