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The National Trust for Scotland - North East

The National Trust for Scotland has a place for everyone - With 1 world heritage site, 16 islands, 76,000 hectares of countryside, 7 national nature reserves, 26 castles, palaces & country houses, 5 battle sites, 23 wedding venues, 35 gardens, 72 holiday properties, over 50,000 artifacts and 4 birthplaces of famous Scots, there truly is a place for everyone at the National Trust for Scotland. In Aberdeenshire alone the NTS has 9 fantastic properties - including castles, country houses and gardens.

Properties in Aberdeenshire

What's On

Autumn Food and Craft Festival at Drum Castle
Sat 6th & Sun 7th Oct, 10am - 4pm
Be entertained by local musicians as you sample the stunning selection of food and crafts throughout the castle.
£4 per person

Ghoulish Ghost Tours at Crathes Castle
25th, 26th, 27th & 31st Oct, 7pm & 9pm
It's scary how quickly our terrifying tours sell out, so this year we're giving you plenty of warning.
Tickets are limited to brave people only!

Castle Fraser Wizard School
27th-28th Oct 2018, 10am–12.30pm & 1.30pm–4pm
Come along to be taught all the tips and tricks of being a real wizard. Aged 4-10.

Check out our events page for more family fun

General Admission

See for information on individual properties or join today to get FREE access to more than 100 visitor attractions in Scotland from only £16.50 per year or £1.45 per month


Halloween Recipes

Halloween Recipes

Halloween is the perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and making food scarily fun! Whether you want to jazz up a slice of cheese on toast or go full out for a party with spooky drinks and disgusting nibbles we have some great Halloween recipes for you right here. The kids will love getting involved - or have a surprise goulish meal!!

Raring2go! KidsZone

Raring2go! KidsZone

Over the weekends and holidays there are always times when your children need some chill out time, or to fill an hour or so, or they say the dreaded 5 letter word - BORED! Well, our KidsZone is here to rescue you and them from these moments. Full of puzzles, colouring in sheets and activities from films and programmes there is lots to keep busy!