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We are now closed for winter. We reopen April 1st 2020.

  •   Every time I pass this castle it is closed. This time we stopped and wandered around. Tomorrow we will visit the Lions face and squirrel hide

    thumb maggieg745
    2/03/2020

      The Castle is situated a short distance from Braemar. It is the best maintained Castle I have ever been in. Built in 1628, and until recently lived in, it is furnished and contains many ancient relics of the past. Head-sets will explain the function of...More

    thumb kenserviss
    12/31/2019
  •   A must visit. Looks unspectacular from outside, but is a juwel inside. It is completely furnished. Seems that Lord Farquharson just left for hunting or so. Just lovely. Nice staff keeping the castle. The audio guide offers you so much additional information. You just need...More

    thumb alexmthomas
    11/09/2019

      Four of us enjoyed an excellent visit to this interesting castle. We were shown round by an entertaining guide. The staff were very friendly and helpful and made the tour as accessible as possible for the two of our party who weren't so mobile. A...More

    thumb grglasgow
    11/06/2019
  •   Friendly staff Lots to see lots of rooms Great place Would visit again definitely Could of spent hours here

    thumb Sara B
    11/05/2019

      What a gem and what a fascinating history. The locals run this castle and they are friendly and knowledgeable. Kudos to them for keeping this quirky delightful place open. Everything about this castle is comfy and intriguing. My son and I loved it

    thumb UKLass09
    11/05/2019
  •   For all its prominent position at the top of a hill , this piece of history is rather overshadowed by its neighbouring north east castles. It is well worth a visit. The guided tour gave us a comprehensive run down on its past over the...More

    thumb Tony D
    10/07/2019

      Not sure what I expected when we parked up, but stepping out of the trees it was lovely to behold the Castle. Picturesque against the mountains we wandered around from beautiful room to room. We were also given our own audio guide so we could...More

    thumb Angela E
    9/26/2019
  •   We visited in Mid september. It was like stepping back in time. The castle is bursting with history and the community custodians are helpful and friendly. There is a really good audio guide aswell. Well recommended!!

    thumb Jon P
    9/22/2019

      star shaped, stunning castle. audioguide available which was really entertaining. offered background info as well Especially liked the dining room and the various dinner services they had. surrounded by fields.

    thumb 242corab
    9/22/2019

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