Balmoral Castle the Scottish Home of the British Royal Family and is open to the Public Mid April to July each year.
Balmoral Estates, Ballater, Aberdeenshire AB35 5TB
A castle of enclosure first owned by the Comyns with a 13th-century curtain wall.
Castle Rd, Dufftown AB55 4DH
Set in parkland, Brodie Castle is old but the family association with the area is even older.Castle Rd, Dufftown AB55 4DH
The most elaborate Z-plan castle in Scotland, and one of the grandest Castles of Mar, was begun in 1575 by the 6th laird, Michael Fraser, and incorporates an earlier building.
Castle Fraser, Sauchen, Inverurie AB51 7LD
This spectacular sixteenth century castle, restored by the Menzies Clan Society welcomes visitors. Seat of the Chiefs of Clan Menzies for over 400 years.
Weem, Aberfeldy PH15 2JD
Edzell Castle & Garden
A remarkable and very beautiful complex with a late medieval tower house incorporated into a 16th-century courtyard mansion.
Edzell, Brechin, Angus DD9 7UE
A vast site and one of the most outstanding artillery fortifications in Europe.Inverness Terrace, Inverness IV2 7TD
Fyvie was once a royal stronghold, one of a chain of fortresses throughout medieval Scotland.Turriff, Ellon AB53 8JS
Two fine and complete towers, built in the 15th and 16th centuries and joined by a range in the 17th century.Huntingtower Castle, Perth PH1 3JR
A magnificent ruin of a castle from the 12th-century motte to the palace block erected in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Gordon family.Aberdeenshire AB54 4SH
An infantry barracks erected in 1719 following the Jacobite rising of 1715, with two ranges of quarters and a stable block.Kingussie, PH21 1NR
Magnificently sited, overlooking Loch Ness. Urquhart is one of the largest castles in Scotland, with a long and colourful history.Drumnadrochit, Inverness, Inverness-shire IV63 6XJ