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Castle Trail

Aberdeenshire is known as ‘Scotland’s Castle County’, with 300 castles, stately mansions and ruins scattered across the landscape, and more castles per acre than anywhere else in the UK. Explore the 19 magnificent sites along Scotland’s Castle Trail (pdf 4.09MB) the only one of its kind in the country.  Discover the dark, dramatic and often gruesome stories that bring the rich heritage of these historic fortresses to life.