Grampian - Castles in Aberdeenshire and Moray

Chances are that if you think of the term 'Scottish Castle', you picture a fanciful turretted castle like those that dot the landscape of Aberdeenshire and Moray, Grampian. Aberdeenshire in particular is blessed with an extraordinary number of fabulous castles, some of which have been inhabitted for at least 600 years.











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The Allan Ramsay

The Allan Ramsay
Carlops, Lothian

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Allan Ramsay Hotel est. 1792 is one of Scotland's oldest coaching inns. It is located in the village of Carlops at the foot of the Pentland Hills … more >>

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British History Quiz

This dashing courtier was a favourite of Elizabeth I, but she eventually had him executed after he rose in rebellion



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This Day in British History

19 January, 1442

Duchess of Gloucester convicted of attempting to kill Henry VI by sorcery

The duchess (Eleanor Cobham) is divorced from the duke and imprisoned for life

Monarch Mayhem

This king led the English to triumph at Crecy in 1346



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Lairg (Self catering)
Cottage: HCSU301, Lairg

FCH10690

BEAUTIFULLY LOCATED AMIDST THE UNSPOILT BEAUTY OF THE ASSYNT PENINSULA

This charming, south-facing detached cottage enjoys magnificent views over the green valley to the moors and is at the mid-point of …
Sleeps 4

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Kingussie (Self catering)
Hillside East, Kingussie

Hillside East

A traditional stone built terraced house in a bustling town located in the heart of a National Park, this property provides comfortable and cosy accommodation for up to three people.
Sleeps 3

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