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Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate

Painted ceilings and family portraits adorn this turreted castle, set among sculpted yew trees and nature trails

Upcoming Events

Crathes Outdoor Cinema - Grease

30 Aug 2019
Paid Event | Book online

With the summer of 1958 coming to an end, Sandy and Danny exchange oaths of eternal love, and part ways. Little do they know that an unexpected change of plans will reunite them for the new term, turning their lives into a high school rollercoaster of surprises! Join us for this music- and dance-filled classic in the late summer setting of Crathes Castle!

Fungi, Fact & Fiction, Crathes Castle

12 Sep 2019
Paid Event | Book online

Delve into the fascinating world of fungi. We will look at simple fungi ID, fungal facts and folklore.

PIM Running Festival at Crathes Castle

14 Sep 2019
Paid Event

Join us for the 2019 PIM Running Festival at Crathes Castle. The festival includes the tremendously popular PIM Half Marathon at Crathes Castle, the PIM Children’s 1.5K Race as well as the newly added PIM 5K at Crathes Castle.

Scottish Tree Festival: Crathes Tree Rubbing Trail

28 Sep 2019 - 1 Dec 2019
Paid Event

Collect your booklet and enjoy our tree-mendous Tree Rubbing Trail along our wonderful Woodland Walks.

Simply Squirrels, Crathes Castle

15 Oct 2019
Paid Event | Book online

Imagine life as a squirrel here in the woods at Crathes Castle. Could you find food, a good place to live and build your own drey?

Crathes Acorn Day

16 Oct 2019
Paid Event | Book online

Become part of Crathes Castle’s big acorn project, collecting and planting acorns to help grow more magnificent oak trees.

Christmas at the Wildlife Hide, Crathes Castle

8 Dec 2019
Free event | Book online

Join our rangers for an alternative Christmas event and give something back to wildlife.