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Crathes Castle Tours and Tickets

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Set among the wooded countryside of Aberdeenshire, the 16th-century Crathes Castle is known for its ties to Robert the Bruce. The tower house’s interior features original painted ceilings, portraits, and antique furniture, while the 593-acre (240-hectare) estate encompasses walled gardens and parkland threaded by marked trails.

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Crathes, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom, AB31 5QJ
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Aberdeenshire Private Half Day Castle & Historic Building Tour
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Aberdeenshire Private Half Day Castle & Historic Building Tour

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Aberdeenshire is known for its density of castles and historic buildings but, without your own transportation, getting around can be tricky. Skip the hassle of navigating public transit with this private tour. In the company of just your group and a guide, explore the history-rich region and enjoy the flexibility of adapting the itinerary to your specific interests.
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  • 4 hours
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Aberdeenshire and Royal Deeside Private Half-day Castle Tour
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Aberdeenshire and Royal Deeside Private Half-day Castle Tour

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This is a private tour for your group only. Scotland has many treasures to offer and a lot of them are in Aberdeenshire. We will take you on a private tour to areas that are as stunning as they are interesting and you will learn about the attractions and their history and have a great day out Tours can include – Iconic Castle(s), Distilleries, Historical Areas, Stunning Scenery (examples listed from which we choose a route), Optional Lunch. Our example itinerary includes - Dunnottar Castle- One of the worlds most iconic castles impregnably built on a sheer headland. - Drum Castle - A stunning 13th Century Castle dating back to Robert The Bruce. - Crathes Castle - A 16th Century masterpiece on Royal Deeside. Minimum passengers: one. Maximum passengers: four. Time Exposure Travel are members of ABTOT (No.5419) which provides protection for customers’ prepayments.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Aberdeen & Shire Castle & Distillery Private Group one Day Tour
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Aberdeen & Shire Castle & Distillery Private Group one Day Tour

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This is a private tour for your group only. Aberdeenshire has many treasures to offer and we will take you on a private tour to areas that are as stunning as they are interesting, chosen from the tour details section below. A suggested itinerary could be: • Old Aberdeen - See fascinating medieval history • Dunnottar Castle - one of the worlds most iconic castles, • Crathes Castle - a 16th century castle on Deeside with amazing gardens • Royal Lochnagar Distillery - the famous malt from the grounds of Balmoral Castle Or swap Royal Lochnagar for Balmoral Castle. You can choose your own itinerary. Please note access to the castle interiors and Distillery tours are subject to seasonal opening times and may have admission fees. Access to most castles grounds is free, except Balmoral Castle. Time Exposure Travel are members of ABTOT (No.5419) which provides protection for customers’ prepayments. Pick up and drop off is from your Hotel, Airport, Train Station or Cruise Ship
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Private Deeside Walking Tour to Queens Retreat & Castle/Distillery Visit
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Private Deeside Walking Tour to Queens Retreat & Castle/Distillery Visit

Deep in the Ballochbuie Forest (part of the Queens’ Balmoral Estate in Royal Deeside) lies the “Honka House”. This log cabin was a gift from the people of Finland for the Queens silver wedding anniversary and has been a favourite picnic spot for the Royal Family ever since. Near the retreat are the stunning Falls of Garbh Allt, over which Queen Victoria had a beautiful iron bridge installed in 1878 and it is still in use today. The tour will be set at your own pace and there will opportunities to stop, have snacks and admire the views. Our tour also takes us over the world famous Invercauld Bridge which dates back to the 18th Century. On our way back we can also visit a castle or the Royal Lochnagar Distillery, depending on timings and route. Please note this walk is an approximate 5 miles long on well maintained and mostly gentle paths and a degree of fitness is required. Time Exposure Travel are members of ABTOT (No.5419) which provides protection for customers’ prepayments.
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  • 9 hours
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$278.19
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Aberdeen Airport / Train / Harbour transfer and Private Guided Tour of area

Aberdeen Airport / Train / Harbour transfer and Private Guided Tour of area

Too early to check in to your hotel or for your flight? We have the perfect solution, a private guided tour of the area. Simply let us know where/when you need picked up and choose the length of tour that suits you. Aberdeenshire has many treasures to offer – amazing castles, historical buildings, distilleries, beautiful scenery and spectacular wildlife. We will take you to areas that are as stunning as they are interesting. and you will learn about the attractions and their history. Tours can include – Iconic Castle(s), Distilleries, Historical Areas, Stunning Scenery (examples listed from which we choose a route), Optional Lunch. Pick up from Airport, Train Station, Cruise Ship and drop off is at your Hotel or Cruise Ship. Minimum passengers: 1. Maximum passengers: 4 Please contact us to check availability. Time Exposure Travel are members of ABTOT (No.5419) which provides protection for customers’ prepayments.
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  • 2 to 8 hours
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Dunnottar & Deeside Castle & Distillery Private one Day Tour & Photo Workshop
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Dunnottar & Deeside Castle & Distillery Private one Day Tour & Photo Workshop

We will take you on a day trip to areas that are as stunning as they are interesting. We can provide the itinerary or you can create your own. Throughout the day you will receive Professional Photography tuition and there is the option for editing tuition after the the tour. Introduction to Photography course notes provided electronically. A suggested itinerary is: - Dunnottar Castle- One of the worlds most iconic castles. - Crathes Castle - A 16th Century masterpiece of architecture. - Lunch - Burn 'o' Vat / Loch Kinnord walk or tour of the Royal Lochnagar Distillery - Optional Photo Editing Tuition Pick up and drop off is from your Hotel, Train Station, Airport or Cruise Ship. We can alter the tour to include Balmoral Castle, but it is not open all year. Please ask us about availability. Please note the distillery is subject to seasonal opening times. TET are members of ABTOT (No.5419) which provides protection for customers’ prepayments.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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$284.51
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Aberdeenshire Castles Cows and Whisky Private Day Trip
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Aberdeenshire Castles Cows and Whisky Private Day Trip

An amazing private tour that provides a true taste of Scotland, all in one day. Historic Castles, Highland Cows and Whisky! Feel the history, taste the beef and drink a dram! Take home amazing memories. Crathes is a stunning 16th-century Castle featuring turrets, gargoyles, painted ceilings and ancient, great yew hedges in the amazing gardens. We offer the chance to visit a working farm, meet our native breed of cattle, photograph them, learn about their history and have a lunch of succulent Premium Highland Beef which includes a local craft beer or local Gin! Enjoy an amazing tour round the Royal Lochnagar distillery which produces a world class single malt Scotch whisky. The Distillery is based in the grounds of the world famous Balmoral Castle and close to the stunning mountain, Lochnagar. All tours can be tailored to suit and subject to seasonal opening times. Time Exposure Travel are members of ABTOT (No.5419) which provides protection for customers’ prepayments.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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