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  • Castles

    Kildrummy

    Located ten miles south-west of Alford in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Kildrummy Castle was built on a ridge dominating the route from Don to Moray. It was one of the most imposing castles in Scotland and today is the most complete 13th-century castle. Its exact origins are unclear but it was in the hands of the Earl of Mar in 1296. The history of Kildrummy is full of tales of treachery and ...

  • Castles

    Glenbuchat

    Glenbuchat Castle is located on a bluff above the River Don, near Kildrummy in the Aberdeenshire region of Scotland. The castle takes its name from the location between the rivers Water of Buchat and Don. Also called Glenbucket by some, the castle was built in 1590 for John Gordon of Cairnbarrow and his wife Helen on the occasion of their wedding. This is recorded in the stone above the ...