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 Invercauld Arms

The Invercauld Arms
Braemar, Grampian

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The impressive baronial style of the Invercauld Arms dates back as far as 1645 when it was built as a coaching inn. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Grampian … more >>

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This diarist's shorthand writings were first deciphered in 1819, over a century after his death



22 July, 1298

Battle of Falkirk

Edward I defeates Scots under William Wallace. Wallace forced to flee Scotland

Who ordered the tide to retreat?





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Newtonmore (Self catering)
Barn Cottage, Newtonmore

Barn Cottage

Thoughtfully renovated cottages in quiet, picturesque surroundings, on outskirts of Newtonmore in 'Monarch of the Glen' country, with stunning views over the Spey valley to the Cairngorms. We have 3 …
Sleeps 3

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Broadford (Self catering)
1A Kylerhea, Broadford

1A Kylerhea

This detached stone cottage is in a seaside location in the small village of Kylerhea on the Isle of Skye, 10 miles from Broadford, and sleeps 4 people in 1 …
Sleeps 4

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