This is a possession of Clan Farguharson. The present Braemar Castle was constructed in 1628. In 1831 Queen Victoria attended the Braemar Gatherings in the Castle Grounds.
This castle was built in the 15th century as the base of the Clan Campbell. After the Campbells moved to Taymouth Castle, Kilchurn was abandoned and in ruins by 1770.
Fybie was built in 1211. Charles 1st lived here as a child. This castle fell into the possession of five successive families and each of whom added a new tower to the castle.
This castle was built in the 13th century. This was used as a royal hunting lodge. Between 17th and 18th century, during the Jacobite risings, the castle was ruined.
1913, this castle was sold after 300 years of occupation by the Clan Hay, In 1925, the roof was removed to avoid taxes and the building has deteriorated since.
Blair castle had been started in 1269, in 1844 Queen Victoria and Prince Albert visited and stayed here. 1966, this castle was placed in the trust, shielding it from inheritance taxes.
Dunnottar is best known as the place where the Honours of Scotland, the Scottish crown jewels, were hidden from the army in the 17th century. This castle is a ruined.
Glamis castle was the childhood home of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. Her second daughter Princess Margaret were born here. This castles walls are 1 metre thick.
The castle is built around a 15th century for Calder family, it passed to the Campbells in the 16th century and remains in Campbell ownership. This castle is known for its beautiful gardens.
It stands on a small island where three lochs meet. In 2001, the island had a recorded population of just one person, but there were no "usual residents" at the time of 2011.
Castle was built as the home of the Frasers. In 1897 the last male Fraser of the direct line died childless, his widow sold the castle to Pearson, but Pearson gave it to the National Trust in 1976.
Scottish King granted the castle to William (Clan irvine) who was secretary to the king and remained in the possession of Clan Irvine until 1975.
Craigievar Castle is a pinkish harled castle. It was the seat of Clan Sempill for 350 years until 1963. This castle have been the inspiration for Walt Disney's castle motif.
Crathes sits on land given to the Burnetts by King in 1323. Construction of the castle was begun in 1553 and completed in 1596. The castle contains a significant collection of portraits.
Balmoral has been one of the residences of the Royal family since 1852. prince Albert bought this castle together with its furniture and staff without having seen the property first.
This castle known as the pearl of the north. It has been the family home of Macpherson-Grants since 1546 and it is still occupied by the family. Its open to tourists during the summer months.
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