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Historic Houses

Barrie's Birthplace

In this two-storeyed house J M Barrie  (1860-1937) was born.

Craigievar Castle

This fairytale-like castle, which exemplifies  some of the best Scottish Baronial architecture, seems to have grown naturally  out of the beautiful rolling hillsides of Aberdeenshire.

Crathes Castle

The castle, built in the second half of the  16th century, is a superb example of a tower house of the period.

Duff House

Magnificent Duff House, Banff, Scotland, is an  18th Century William Adam house filled with fine paintings, furniture,  tapestries and artefacts drawn from the National Galleries of Scotland, the  Erskine of Torrie Institute, and several private lenders.

Glamis Castle

Glamis Castle in Tayside, Scotland is the  childhood home of The Queen Mother and the legendary setting for Shakespeare's  Macbeth.

Haddo House

Haddo House is proud to be the most homely of  the north-east of Scotland's great houses open to the public.

House of Dun

Georgian house overlooking the Montrose Basin,  designed and built by William Adam in 1730 for David Erskine, Lord Dun.

Hugh Miller's Cottage

The cottage where Hugh Miller, who became a  stonemason, eminent geologist, editor and writer was born.

Leith Hall

Leith Hall was the home of the head of the  Leith family from 1650.

Skara Brae Prehistoric Village

The best preserved group of Stone Age houses  in Western Europe.