Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser Courtyard

 

Castle Fraser

Originally known as Muchall-in-Mar, Castle Fraser is one of the grandest 'Castles of Mar', built by the Earl of Mar, along with Fyvie Castle. Located near Inverurie, Castle Fraser was completed in 1636, and is a five storey Z plan castle, sited on an earlier square tower structure. Reminiscent of a French Château, Castle Fraser is considered the most elaborate Z-plan castle in Scotland.  Read more » 

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser

 

Castle Fraser

Originally known as Muchall-in-Mar, Castle Fraser is one of the grandest 'Castles of Mar', built by the Earl of Mar, along with Fyvie Castle. Located near Inverurie, Castle Fraser was completed in 1636, and is a five storey Z plan castle, sited on an earlier square tower structure. Reminiscent of a French Château, Castle Fraser is considered the most elaborate Z-plan castle in Scotland.  Read more » 

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser Corner Tower

 

Castle Fraser

Originally known as Muchall-in-Mar, Castle Fraser is one of the grandest 'Castles of Mar', built by the Earl of Mar, along with Fyvie Castle. Located near Inverurie, Castle Fraser was completed in 1636, and is a five storey Z plan castle, sited on an earlier square tower structure. Reminiscent of a French Château, Castle Fraser is considered the most elaborate Z-plan castle in Scotland.  Read more » 

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser

 

Castle Fraser

Originally known as Muchall-in-Mar, Castle Fraser is one of the grandest 'Castles of Mar', built by the Earl of Mar, along with Fyvie Castle. Located near Inverurie, Castle Fraser was completed in 1636, and is a five storey Z plan castle, sited on an earlier square tower structure. Reminiscent of a French Château, Castle Fraser is considered the most elaborate Z-plan castle in Scotland.  Read more » 

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser

 

Castle Fraser

Originally known as Muchall-in-Mar, Castle Fraser is one of the grandest 'Castles of Mar', built by the Earl of Mar, along with Fyvie Castle. Located near Inverurie, Castle Fraser was completed in 1636, and is a five storey Z plan castle, sited on an earlier square tower structure. Reminiscent of a French Château, Castle Fraser is considered the most elaborate Z-plan castle in Scotland.  Read more » 

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser and Avenue of Trees

 

Castle Fraser

Originally known as Muchall-in-Mar, Castle Fraser is one of the grandest 'Castles of Mar', built by the Earl of Mar, along with Fyvie Castle. Located near Inverurie, Castle Fraser was completed in 1636, and is a five storey Z plan castle, sited on an earlier square tower structure. Reminiscent of a French Château, Castle Fraser is considered the most elaborate Z-plan castle in Scotland.  Read more » 

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser

 

Castle Fraser

Originally known as Muchall-in-Mar, Castle Fraser is one of the grandest 'Castles of Mar', built by the Earl of Mar, along with Fyvie Castle. Located near Inverurie, Castle Fraser was completed in 1636, and is a five storey Z plan castle, sited on an earlier square tower structure. Reminiscent of a French Château, Castle Fraser is considered the most elaborate Z-plan castle in Scotland.  Read more » 

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser Courtyard

 

Castle Fraser

Originally known as Muchall-in-Mar, Castle Fraser is one of the grandest 'Castles of Mar', built by the Earl of Mar, along with Fyvie Castle. Located near Inverurie, Castle Fraser was completed in 1636, and is a five storey Z plan castle, sited on an earlier square tower structure. Reminiscent of a French Château, Castle Fraser is considered the most elaborate Z-plan castle in Scotland.  Read more » 

Fyvie Castle, Aberdeenshire

Fyvie Castle, Aberdeenshire

Main Entrance at Fyvie Castle

 

Fyvie Castle

With a history tracing back over 800 years, Fyvie Castle has been described as one of the finest of all castles in Scotland. Now owned by the National Trust for Scotland, this historic castle is open to the general public during the summer months.

Five families are said to have each contributed to the castle and its construction, Preston, Meldrum, Seton, Gordon and Leith. Local legend has it that each built one of the five impressive castle towers.  Read more » 

Fyvie Castle, Aberdeenshire

Fyvie Castle, Aberdeenshire

Fyvie Castle

 

Fyvie Castle

With a history tracing back over 800 years, Fyvie Castle has been described as one of the finest of all castles in Scotland. Now owned by the National Trust for Scotland, this historic castle is open to the general public during the summer months.

Five families are said to have each contributed to the castle and its construction, Preston, Meldrum, Seton, Gordon and Leith. Local legend has it that each built one of the five impressive castle towers.  Read more »