Castle Fraser Muchall-in-Mar
NJ 722-125 Aberdeenshire Scotland
Castle Fraser was originally a 15th century stone rectangular tower house, founded by Thomas Fraser. Between 1575 and 1635, Michael and then Andrew Fraser founded the castle, when incorporating the four storey tower, in the construction of an elaborate and imposing Z-plan tower house. Known as Muchall-in-Mar until 1695, the main block is of five storey, with two 17th century, two storey projecting ranges, forming a courtyard. 16 miles west is Craigievar Castle. Picture © Neil Goodwin
Castle Fraser is located south of Kenmay, off the A944. 15 miles west of Aberdeen, on the A944-local roads.
The site is owned by The National Trust for Scotland and also provides holiday accommodation. The castle is open daily, July and August 11:00-5:00pm, Wednesday to Sunday April to June, September and October 12:00-5:00pm. Grounds open daily, all year.
There is a car park.