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Castle Fraser, Garden & Estate

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Discover 400 years of history at the Castle of Fraser, Gardens and Grounds The scenic Baronial Castle of Fraser was first built in 1575 and has a beautiful, noble and often rugged past. The castle includes many portraits of the Fraser family, including one by Raeburn. Highlights include the Great Hall dating back to the 1400s, a library full of family books, and the Grand Worked Space featuring 18th-century embroideries. Outside, you've got 140 acres of farmland to discover by forest trails and nature walks.

What is the history of Castle Fraser, Garden & Estate to the present day?

With its history possibly dating back to the 1450s, the Fraser Castle is the ideal place to soak up the atmosphere of old Scotland. Eventually, the building became a huge fortified structure, one of the largest tower houses in the world. 

The landscape you see today at Fraser Castle was developed in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Walking the trails in this beautiful parkland area, you can see how the estate's architecture blends practical functionality with breathtaking views.

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Open Times: Castle: 1 Apr to 30 Jun, Wed-Sun 11.00-17.00 (last entry 16.15); 1 Jul to 31 Aug, daily 11.00-17.00 (last entry 16.15); 1 Sep to 31 Oct, Wed-Sun 12.00-17.00 (last entry 16.15). Please see NTS website for Garden & Grounds opening times.

Price Details: Member: FREE Adult: £10.50 Family: £24.50 1 Parent: £18.00 Concession: £7.50

Arrival information and directions

Address: Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, InverurieAB51 7LD, United Kingdom

4 miles North of Dunecht and 16 miles West of Aberdeen.

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