Turrets and towers, winding staircases, ornate ceilings and ancient sculpted yew trees, combine to make a visit to Crathes Castle, Garden and Estate a great day out for the whole family.

An enchanting 16th-century tower house, Crathes is surrounded by 240 hectares of formal gardens, woodland walks and rolling Scottish countryside.

At the property there is a cafe, gift shop, adventure playground for children, the north-east’s only Go Ape tree top adventure, and the Arting Around studio.


Crathes Guidebook

Crathes Guidebook

Standing against a background of rolling hills and set in its own glorious gardens, this magical turreted castle is a favourite destination for fans of Scottish history, gardeners and romantics. Crathes is a magnificent 16th century tower house …

Crathes Guidebook£3.50
 

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Opening times & Prices

05 Mar
  • Castle: Closed
  • Last entry: Closed
  • Gift Shop: 11.00 - 16.00
  • Café: 11.00 - 16.00
  • Walled Garden: 11.00 - 16.00
  • Estate: All year daily
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Prices
  • Member: FREE
  • Adult: £12.50
  • Family: £29.50
  • 1 Parent: £23.00
  • Concession: £9.00

Gradings & Awards

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

5 day weather forecast

  • Thu 05/03 : Partly Cloudy 10°C 10°C 05/03
  • Fri 06/03 : Overcast 9°C 9°C 06/03
  • Sat 07/03 : Patchy rain nearby 13°C 13°C 07/03
  • Sun 08/03 : Light rain shower 9°C 9°C 08/03
  • Mon 09/03 : Light rain 6°C 6°C 09/03