1 Events at Castle Fraser

  • Cadbury Egg Hunts

    Dates:Dates between : Fri 14 Apr - Sun 16 Apr Location:Castle Fraser, Garden & Estate

    The Easter bunny has hidden clues at lots of National Trust for Scotland places!

    Details

    Collect your hunt map, follow the clues, solve the puzzle and claim your chocolatey reward! Each hunt is completely different – the perfect excuse to hop along to more than one! Here at Castle Fraser we have a fun filled 3 days planned for the whole family! Start off by using your detective skills to solve our clues on the Cadbury's hunt to claim your chocolate prize. Take part in our egg and spoon race and our bunny hop tattie sack race!! Bring along your hard boiled egg to decorate with paints, glitter, feathers and googly eyes and race them down the bank. We will have catering vans on site for some yummy food too.

    £2.50 per hunt (Usual entry prices apply if you’d like to visit the castle) Please note that the trail will be outside this year; weather permitting. Alternative plans will be made for bad weather. Children aged 3 and over - £2.50, Adults & Children under 3 - FREE

    Dates & Times:

    • 14 Apr 2017 : 10:00 - 16:00
    • 15 Apr 2017 : 10:00 - 16:00
    • 16 Apr 2017 : 10:00 - 16:00

    Prices:

    Contact:

    For further information please call 01330 833463

Castle Fraser is an atmospheric baronial castle dating back to the 15th century and was the ancestral home of the Fraser family. As you venture through the castle and up to the round tower, with its panoramic views of the gardens and estate beyond, you get a sense of life from the medieval to the Victorian period.

Although the main castle was completed around 1636, there were several 18th and 19th-century alterations. To a large extent the story of Castle Fraser is the story of its lairds. It retains the atmosphere of the family home with portraits, furniture and mementos.

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. The estate has two easily followed trails taking you through a mixture of parkland, farmland and woodland, opening out to give views of Bennachie.


Castle Fraser Guidebook

Castle Fraser Guidebook

Built between 1575 and 1636, the family seat of the Frasers was intended to be a statement of strength to any would-be detractors. The castle contains many Fraser family portraits, including one by Raeburn, and fine 19th century …

Castle Fraser Guidebook£3.50
 

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Opening times & Prices

27 Feb
  • Castle: Closed
  • Shop: Closed
  • Tearoom: Closed
  • Garden: all year daily
  • Grounds: all year daily
Opening times are for today Use the buttons to change date or see all dates in calendar.
Prices
  • Member: FREE
  • Adult: £10.50
    Family: £24.50
    1 Parent: £18.00
    Concession: £7.50

    Car Parking
    Member: FREE
    Non Member: £2.00

Gradings & Awards

  • The Green Tourism Award - Silver
  • Scottish Tourist Board - 4 Star