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Craigston Castle

Type:Historic House / Palace

Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5PX

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Built in 1607 by John Urquhart Tutor of Cromarty. A sculpted balcony unique in Scottish architecture depicts a piper, two grinning knights and David and Goliath. Remarkable carved oak panels of Scottish kings' biblical heroes, mounted in doors and shutters of the early 17th century.

Guided Tours: Obligatory.

Guide Prices

Adult £6.00, Child £2.00, Conc. £4.00, Groups: Adult £5.00, Child/School £1.00.



Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted


Opening Times

* Opening dates see website ( Guided house tours: 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.) Groups by appointment throughout the year.


  • Other Awards Historic Houses Association Member 2017

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