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Braemar Castle, Braemar

Braemar Castle

Invercauld Road
Braemar
Aberdeenshire
AB35 5YR
Tel: +44 (0)1339 741 219
Fax: +44 (0)1339 741 219
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Built in 1628 by the Earl of Mar. Attacked and burned by the celebrated Black Colonel (John Farquharson of Inverey) in 1689. Repaired by the government and garrisoned with English troops after the rising of 1745.

Later transformed by the Farquharsons of Invercauld, who had purchased it in 1732, into a fully furnished private residence of unusual charm. L-plan castle of fairy tale proportions, with round central tower and spiral stair. Barrel vaulted ceilings, massive iron 'Yett', and underground pit (prison). Remarkable star-shaped defensive curtain wall. Much valuable furniture, paintings and items of Scottish historical interest.

Braemar Castle, Braemar

Facilities
Historic House, Picnic Area, Car Park, Private Group Tours Available, School Tours Available, Dogs on Leads Allowed in Garden

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