Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Braemar Castle

Braemar Castle

Braemar Castle was built in 1628. It was constructed by the Earls of Mar, one of the most powerful political families in 17th century Scotland.


It is a possession of the chief of Clan Farquharson and is leased to a local charitable foundation. It is open to the public.


The castle is purportedly haunted by at least two ghosts - a young woman with "wispy blonde hair" that appears to newlyweds who visit the castle, and that of a Scottish piper.


Pictured left is Braemar Castle courtesy of Tom Pennington.

Braemar Castle,



AB35 5XR.


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For further information, please read Haunted Castles of Britain and Ireland by Richard Jones.


Visitor Information

Braemar is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Braemar is approached from the South on the A93 from Glen Clunie.

Pictured is Braemar Castle courtesy of Bert. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.