Unravel the two very different tales of this medieval tower house. Originally a noble residence, Corgarff became an army base for hunting down Jacobite sympathisers and, later, whisky smugglers.
What to see and do
- Admire the splendid isolation of the castle, which is situated at the head of remote Strathdon
- Check out the star-shaped perimeter wall – the castle’s most distinctive feature was added when it became a military base
- Visit the reconstructed barrack rooms to imagine being stationed here in 1750 as a Redcoat from Pulteney’s 13th Foot regiment
- Take our fun fact-finding quiz while exploring the castle.