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  • Castles

    Balvenie

    Balvenie Castle lies a mile north of Dufftown in Glen Fiddich which is in the Moray region of Scotland. Originally known as Mortlach, it was built by William Comyn, who became the Earl of Buchan on his marriage to the daughter of the last Celtic earl of Buchan. Comyn was also Lord of Balvenie and he built Belvenie castle in 1200s. Commanding the passes into Moray from Huntly, the Cabrach, ...

  • Castles

    Auchindoun

    Auchindoun Castle lies on the banks of the River Fiddich in Scotland's Aberdeen and Grampian region, and despite the fact that it is now in ruins, it has always attracted many visitors who are charmed by its romantic silhouette visible from a distance. Situated about 2miles from Dufftown on the Cabrach road, you have to look for a signpost on the right hand side and then follow the track all ...