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Crathes Castle

| Crathes, Banchory AB31 5QJ, Scotland
+44 1330 844651
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| Crathes, Banchory AB31 5QJ, Scotland
+44 1330 844651
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Reviewed yesterday

Was impressed by the knowledge of the staff and enjoyed talking to them. Lots to see in the house and the gardens are lovely. We had to rush around as it had got to closing time but enjoyed our visit. Free entry to NT members....More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Crathes is one of the better National Trust castles. In excellent shape from it harled exterior to the period furnishings and the knowledgeable docents are eager to explain the history of the contents. There is a beautiful garden with topiary. Up the hill form the...More

Thank jneel43
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wish the weather was better...really historic castle like the ones in the movies. Very knowledgeable staff and great pictures from from the 30's A must see...

Thank L S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a very dull rainy day, but despite the weather we loved walking round the grounds and the walled garden. The Castle itself looked impressive, but sadly we did not have time to do a tour of the interior. There is a shop...More

Thank AngieNewZealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just completed a great stay in Aberdeenshire. We chose to stay at the Scottish National Trust property located at the entrance to the Castle. "East Lodge, Crathes Castle" is a small stone gatehouse to this massive estate and it was a...More

Thank jimmclendon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe does tasty food, bit pricey but not uncommon for Aberdeen. Great for kids. A playpark just outside for older toddlers upwards. A wee bit inside with cushions for babies to sit or crawl, plenty books too. Lots of space round tables for buggies and...More

1  Thank Jill C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just outside of Banchory and half an hour from the centre of Aberdeen, Crathes Castle has everything for a good day out in spring or summer. The Castle dates back to the 1320's and Robert the Bruce , the gardens are magnificent , with glass...More

2  Thank yandinazetland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the castle on the Saturday of the Easter Weekend. Cadbury's Easter Egg hunt was on which was good fun for the kids and at least got the running around the woodland walks, together with bouncy castles on the lawn to keep them entertained....More

1  Thank ChrisBuchanan3
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We're here on holiday with family and needed to kill some time one day. The two young girls we had with us loved it and it was such a treat looking around the castle. The girls loved the hunt around the castle and the gardens...More

Thank Harriet R
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Excellent castle, fabulous gardens and range of walks - plenty to do for a great day out with the whole family.

Thank JPR_54321
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Michelle B
hi are dogs allowed
25 January 2017|
Response from Stephanie H | Property representative |
Hi Michelle, Dogs are not permitted in the buildings unless they are assistance dogs. They are of course free to enjoy the outdoor areas. Hope to see you soon!
Giuseppe R
Esiste un servizio bas turistico e/o privato per visitare la zona nei dintorni di Bancory ?
29 January 2017|
Response from Stephanie H | Property representative |
Ciao Giuseppe, Grazie per la vostra richiesta. Si può prendere il Stagecoach bus numero 201 o 202 modulo di Aberdeen Union Square a prendere a Royal Deeside, che comprende Banchory. Un biglietto giornaliero pilota deve... More
Giuseppe R
Ciao, Giuseppe . Cosa desideri sapere su questa attrazione? Per visitare Bancory esite un bus per giri turistici giornalieri e/o altri mezzi nella zona ?
29 January 2017|
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Response from EmmeElle D | Reviewed this property |
La soluzione migliore in questi casi è rivolgersi a un centro VisitScotland. Li trovi in qualunque città, facili da trovare e il personale sa sempre di cosa sta parlando. Purtroppo temo che per quella zona non siano previsti... More
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