In the wild upper reaches of Strathdon, near the A939 from Corgarff to Tomintoul, is the impressive fortress of Corgarff Castle. The...
A superb example of the original Scottish Baronial style, Craigievar has managed to survive pretty much unchanged since its completion...
Lonely Planet review
Nine miles west of Alford lie the extensive remains of this 13th-century castle, former seat of the Earl of Mar and once one of Scotland’s most impressive fortresses. After the 1715 Jacobite rebellion the earl was exiled to France and his castle fell into ruin.