Historic Houses in or near Turriff

The town of Turriff in Aberdeenshire is an ideal base for exploring the historical sights in the area including many castles and museums. It is a good area for walking and also provides excellent fishing, riding, shooting and golf. There is a good range of places to eat and accommodation. Historic Houses in or near Turriff Fyvie Castle and Haddo House are listed below.
2 Results In Or Near Turriff
7.3 miles from the centre of Turriff
Visit one of Scotland's most Beautiful Castle Fyvie Castle was once a royal stronghold, one of a chain of fortresses throughout medieval Scotland. The five towers are traditionally associated with the five successive families that lived there. The oldest part dates from the 13th century, and an air of mystery is created by the ghosts and legends associated with it. A rich portrait collection includes works by Batoni, Raeburn, Romney, Gainsborough, Opie and Hoppner. Also a fine coll...
13.2 miles from the centre of Turriff
Explore one of Scotland's finest Stately Homes Haddo House was designed by William Adam for the 2nd Earl of Aberdeen in 1732, but refurbished in the 1880s. The House elegantly blends crisp Georgian architecture with sumptuous late Victorian interiors by Wright and Mansfield. On display is a superb collection of portraits by Pompeo Batoni, William Mosman and the `Castles of Aberdeenshire´ series by James Giles. Haddo is noted for its fine furniture and artwork. It also boasts a delightf...
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