Castle Fraser (Grampian) Reviews
Newest Review: ... It has an interesting and extensive history. The famous Fraser clan lived here right from when it was built until the early part of last century. The Frasers were an influencial family from the North-East. Simon Fraser was an important figure in the Scottish War of Independance against England and was an avid supporter of William Wallace (Yes, from the film Braveheart). He was also captured by the English and killed in much the same manner to Wallace. Perhaps the most interesting piece of history from the castle is that a princess was murdered here towards the end of the Frasers inhabitance. It is rumoured that she still haunts the p... more
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by - written on 01/08/01, updated on 01/08/01 (Very useful, 171 readings)
A lot of visitors are attracted to the North-East of Scotland because of the long, sandy beaches which are amongst the best in the country. When the weather occasionally permits, they are superb and you can even see dolphins a few hundred metres out from the shore if you are lucky. But take a trip inland, and you will be pleasantly surprised by the scenery and historic attractions which await you. The Castle Frase and its gardens are one such attraction. This is one of the grandest Castles of Mar, which are a group of famous and spectacular castles situated in this area. The building itself was built towards the end of the 16th century but was not finished ... Read the complete review
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