17th century castle, 35 miles from Aberdeen, Scotland. Sleeps up to 10 guests for exclusive use, on a self-catered basis.

Craigston Castle dates back to the early 1600s and has been the long-standing home of the Urquhart family. The castle can be hired today on a self-catering, exclusive use basis, sleeping up to 10 guests in 5 individually designed bedrooms.

The castle has a fully equipped kitchen and meals can be eaten in either the kitchen or dining room. The owners will be happy to assist you in sourcing the best local food produce for your catering needs.

Craigston Castle can also be hired for celebrations, private dinners, or corporate events.

The castle is set in 250 acres of woods and parkland in the middle of a working farm. There are a number of different walks through the grounds and there is plenty of wildlife to be seen.

A host of activities can be arranged, both within the estate and nearby. These include fishing, shooting, clay-pigeon shooting, archery, horse riding, bush-craft activities, whisky tasting at home and more.

The castle is approx 1 hour's drive from Aberdeen, which can be reached by air, or by rail from most major UK cities. Once at Aberdeen, you can either rent a car, or the owners of the castle can arrange a pick up.

"We chose Craigston for our honeymoon and could not have had a better trip. We really enjoyed our stay there, sampling the local food (including excellent whisky) and visiting the stunning countryside. We were made to feel at home by the family."

Craig and Kristen, USA