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Braemar Castle (Scotland)

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photo gallery Braemar Castle

Grampian, Scotland, near the River Dee, was built in 1628 and rebuilt after the fire of 1689; purchased by the Farquharson in 1732 and still owned by the family. Largely rebuilt and garrisoned with English troops in 18th century. Spiral stone staircase leading to the principle rooms.

14th century Balgonie Castle

castleSituated in the heart of the Kingdom of Fife and perched above the winding River Leven – home of the Laird, Lady and Younger of Balgonie and Eddergoll.

In recent years Balgonie Castle has been undergoing a slow but detailed restoration to return it to its former glory, with great effort being made to preserve its unique atmosphere.

Since the restoration of the Chapel in 1989, the Castle has become accepted as one of the most romantic wedding venues in Scotland and a public service is held in the Chapel on the third Sunday of each month.

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