Crathes Castle (not far from Aberdeen) is smaller but hugely interesting. It dates back to the 16th century and home of the Burnetts. I look forward to writing about this special place in a future story.
Erected in 1597, this is one of the most famous castle ruins in Scotland, and was used by Bram Stoker as the inspiration for the castle of the evil vampire in his most famous supernatural tale "Dracula." « less