4 days

From £665 £715

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Aberdeenshire is dotted with historic houses and castles, many of them outstanding examples of Scots Baronial architecture. Each one has a fascinating story to tell with countless legends and several royal connections.

Our tour starts with a bang at Drum Castle, where 700 years of history is woven into its battlements. Haddo House showcases the crisp neo-classical style of William Adam, while Fyvie Castle presents a prime example of the more extravagant Scots Baronial form. Castle Fraser is the most elaborate Z-plan castle in Scotland, while Craigievar seems simply to have grown naturally out of the rolling hills. The Royal Family’s late summer residence of Balmoral Castle is the most modern property we visit, though no less fascinating, and of course now sadly remembered as the place where Her Majesty The Queen passed away on 8 September 2022. We conclude at glorious Crathes Castle, every inch the classic Scottish tower house.

Tour highlights:

  • Battlements, towers and sprawling extensions at Drum Castle
  • Georgian elegance at Haddo House, a typical Adam masterpiece
  • Castle Fraser, one of Scotland’s grandest baronial tower houses
  • Ghosts, legends and folklore at Fyvie
  • 175 years of Royal history at Balmoral

Departure Routes

Location Depart Return
Bus stop on North Hanover Street, opposite Queens Street Station
09.30 18.30
Outside Reception at the Marriott Hotel, Glasgow Road
10.45 17.15
Halbeath Park & Ride, Jct 3, M90
11.15 16.45
Moto Services on M90
11.30 16.30
Broxden Park & Ride, A93
12.30 16.00
Outside Discovery Point
13.00 15.30

Please note that all timings are approximate and subject to change. Final timings and pick-up points will be confirmed with your joining instructions approximately 10 days prior to departure.

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  • Services of a professional tour manager
  • Comfortable coach travel throughout
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  • Meals - as per the itinerary
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24 April 2023 BHHA230424 24 April 2023 (Monday) 27 April 2023 (Thursday) £645
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5 June 2023 BHHA230605 5 June 2023 (Monday) 8 June 2023 (Thursday) £715
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17 July 2023 BHHA230717 17 July 2023 (Monday) 20 July 2023 (Thursday) £715
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