History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
At the western edge of The Cabrach the road passes through the dramatic Glacks of Balloch, a high pass of rugged beauty. The area surrounding The Cabrach is rich in historic houses.
Among these are Glenbuchat Castle, a late 16th-century tower house, 13th-century Kildrummy Castle, the traditional seat of the Earls of Mar, and Beldorney Castle, a 16th-century tower house built by the Ogilvey family.
Also within reach are Leith Hall, a 17th-century mansion, and Balvenie Castle, once visited by Mary, Queen of Scots.
Address: Cabrach, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Attraction Type: Countryside
Location: On the A941 between Dufftown and Rhynie
Photo Credit: Stanley Howe, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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Auchindoir, St Mary's Church - 5.5 miles (Historic Church)
Tap O' Noth Hill Fort - 6.2 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Glenbuchat Castle - 6.7 miles (Castle)
Rhynie Symbol Stones - 6.9 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Kildrummy Castle - 7 miles (Castle)
Beldorney Castle - 7.4 miles (Castle)
Auchindoun Castle - 7.8 miles (Castle)
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