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Castle Fraser

Listed under Castles & Palaces in Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Now named after the Fraser family and maintained by the Scottish National Trust, this castle, originally called Muchall,  began as a 15th century tower house. In the 1570s it was updated into a Z-plan by adding a round tower at one corner and a square kitchen tower at the diagonally opposite corner. About twenty years later the main block was lengthened, and then the towers were greatly heightened to produce the existing very impressive structure with outbuildings along the east and west sides of a court to the north.

Written by  Mike Salter.

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“Castle Fraser Adventure Playground”

While Fraser Castle is really interesting to visit, kids will love the “Woodlands Secrets” adventure playground. There a tepee, stone circle, musical instruments and various carved wooden animals. I was impressed by the wooden carved model of the castle… Read more...

Written by  Karen Bryan.

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