Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate
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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

Outdoor Cinema - Star Wars: The Force Awakens

4 May 2019
18:00
Paid Event | Book online

May the 4th be with you! Join us for a special screening of Episode Seven: The Force Awakens right in front of our beloved Crathes Castle. There’ll be prizes for the best Star Wars costume as well.

Flowers through the Lens - photography workshop with Paul Glendell

5 May 2019
10:00
Paid Event | Book online

Spend the morning learning how to photograph flowers and take close-up images of trees and plants at the beautiful Crathes Castle. A selection of photographs from the workshop will be exhibited in Courtyard Café later in the season.

Campfire & Woodland Adventures at Crathes

12 May 2019
11:00
Free event | Book online

Join us for a natural history adventure in the beautiful setting of Crathes estate.

Crathes Plant Fair 2019

18 May 2019
10:00
Paid Event | Book online

Come along to our annual plant fair featuring a range of nurseries from across the North East.

Landscape through the Lens - Photography Workshop with Paul Glendell

26 May 2019
10:00
Paid Event | Book online

Spend the morning learning how to compose great landscape photographs with Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate as a focus theme. A selection of pictures from the workshop will be exhibited in the Courtyard Café later in the season.

Crathes Outdoor Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream

2 Jul 2019
18:30
Paid Event | Book online

Crathes Castle Outdoor Theatre is back with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM! Shakespeare’s most enduringly popular comedy of love and intrigue, magic and mayhem, is brought to life by family favourites Quantum Theatre in their wonderfully funny and exuberant production of the Shakespeare classic.  Come and be enchanted too by this exciting, funny and intriguing new production designed to appeal to the whole family. Suitable for all age groups.

Crathes Outdoor Theatre: Gangsta Granny by David Walliams

4 Jul 2019
18:30
Paid Event | Book online

Join us, Ben and his Gangsta Granny on their grandest adventure full of forbidden fun. It could be very hungry work, so come prepared with picnics and appropriate outdoor gear.

Furry scurry: Children's Rodent Walk at Crathes

9 Jul 2019
10:30
Paid Event | Book online

Celebrating all things ratty, mousy, small and furry! We’re taking a closer look at our furry friends. 

Minibeasts and Marvellous Moths, Children's Walk at Crathes

16 Jul 2019
10:30
Paid Event | Book online

Explore lots of ways to look for our amazing minibeasts at Crathes.

Crathes Outdoor Theatre: Wind in The Willows

19 Jul 2019
18:30
Paid Event | Book online

Crathes Castle Outdoor Theatre is back! Boating with Ratty, a feast with Badger and high jinx on the open road with that reckless ruffian, Mr Toad…  Join Mole, Ratty and Badger on their mad-cap adventures in Quantum Theatre’s brand new adaptation of the Kenneth Grahame classic – a treat for all the family!