Historic Houses in or near Banchory

Banchory lies adjacent to the River Dee and is surrounded by lovely rural countryside and attractive hills. There is a fine High Street and excellent facilities. Visitor attractions include the two famous castles, Crathes and Drum both run by the National Trust for Scotland. Historic Houses in or near Banchory Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate and Drum Castle, Garden & Estate are listed below.
3 Results In Or Near Banchory
2.3 miles from the centre of Banchory
Visit the Enchanting Crathes Castle A wonderful 16th century granite tower house decorated with dramatic gargoyles, overhanging turrets and little conical roofs, Crathes Castle has four storeys and an attic to explore. The stand-out features of this classic L-tower house are the lovely painted ceilings, some retained in their original form and others beautifully restored. From the oak-panelled Long Gallery on the top floor of the castle the views down below of the castle gardens and o...
6.7 miles from the centre of Banchory
Explore one of Royal Deeside's top historic attractions at Drum Castle The keep at Drum Castle is one of the three oldest tower houses surviving in Scotland. The original house was enlarged with the creation of a very fine Jacobean mansion in 1619 and a later addition during the reign of Queen Victoria. The castle was lived in, until 1975, for over 650 years by the Irvine family. Inside the house are an excellent collection of portraits and good Georgian furniture. The gardens were dest...
10.4 miles from the centre of Banchory
Discover 400 years of History at Castle Fraser, Gardens and Grounds The atmospheric baronial Castle Fraser was first constructed in 1575 and has a rich, noble and sometimes grusome history. The castle contains many Fraser family portraits, including one by Raeburn. Highlights include the Great Hall dating back to the 1400s, a library filled with family books, and the grand Worked Room featuring 18th-century embroideries. Outside, you have 140 acres of farmland to explore with woodlan...
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