Crathes Castle

Crathes Castle Gardens & Estate AB31 5QH

Crathes Castle is every inch the classic Scottish tower house with it’s intricate maze of turrets, towers, winding staircases, oak panels and unique painted ceilings, a fantastic day out for all the family.

Look out for Go Ape!, the treetop adventure playground; the Wild Wood Adventure Play Area; Crathes’ infamous ghosts; and it’s beautiful gardens and complete your visit with some home-baked treats in the courtyard café.

The Castle is open for tours at weekends throughout the year and Castle, Shop and Café  are open on a daily basis, April to the end of October.

As one of the National Trust for Scotland’s flagship properties and an important stop on Aberdeenshire’s famous Castle Trail, Crathes Castle is a ‘must visit’ attraction on the North East 250.

Crathes Banchory AB31 5QJ
Tel 0845 094 9273
Email crathes@nts.org.uk

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