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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The first major battle of the English Civil War was fought 23 October 1642



19 September, 1356

Battle of Poitiers

English under Edward, the Black Prince, defeat French army and capture John II of France

This king married Matilda, daughter of Malcolm III of Scotland





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Croy (Self catering)
The Apartment, Croy

The Apartment

This charming, bright and spacious first floor apartment (with private entrance) is set in the pretty highland village of Croy and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Drumnadrochit (Self catering)
Lakefield Apartment, Drumnadrochit

Lakefield Apartment

This ground floor barn conversion is situated next to the owner's home yet completely private, just six miles from Drumnadrochit, on the banks of Loch Ness, sleeping four people in …
Sleeps 4

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