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Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate

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

Upcoming Events

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Crathes Castle

30 Mar 2018 - 2 Apr 2018
Paid Event

Come along to Crathes Castle for a weekend of family fun at the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt.

Crathes Castle Children's Walk: It's a Frog's Life

4 Apr 2018
Paid Event | Book online

Frog games and crafts and a glimpse of tadpoles if we are lucky! Come exploring with us, wellies recommended.

Crathes Pre-School Children's Walk: Springtots

11 Apr 2018
Paid Event | Book online

Budding explorers - spring is here! Come with us to explore the springtime sensations through sight, touch, smell and sound.

SOLD OUT - Gin O'clock at Crathes Castle

14 Apr 2018
Paid Event | Book online

Its Gin O'Clock here at Crathes Castle where its time to get some 'Ginformation' and explore the world of Gin with Deeside Drinks Emporium.

Crathes Castle Nature Nippers: Amazing Amphibians and Reclusive Reptiles

1 May 2018
Paid Event | Book online

Come and learn about the life-cycles and habitats of Scotland's amphibians and reptiles.

SOLD OUT - Whisky Tasting at Crathes

11 May 2018
Paid Event

Malt Whisky Tasting with Gordon Muir in the Great Hall at Crathes Castle 

Crathes Plant Fair 2018

19 May 2018
Paid Event

Yarn Bomb Crathes!

1 Jun 2018
Free event

Crathes needs knitters! Want to do something extraordinary? Then help us to yarn bomb trees along Crathes' main driveway.   

David Walliams 'The Midnight Gang' at Crathes

5 Jul 2018
Paid Event | Book online

Join Heartbreak Productions this summer for their adaptation of a much-loved children's book. Bring a picnic, drinks, friends and neighbours! Soak up the evening sunshine (we hope!) in the unique setting of Crathes Castle's front law

Escape at Crathes

28 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Paid Event | Book online

Step back in time at Crathes Castle as you are locked in to the 1950's asylum. work as a team to collect clues, read through patients notes and try to secure your escape! The aim of the game is to escape before the morning med round begins. Do you have what it takes to escape?