Podcast: The Scottish Butler


We thought you might be interested in this podcast episode which features Craigston Castle. In this episode Dr. Ayn Cates Sullivan is joined by Alister David Reid, a butler in … Read More

Aberdeenshire Doors Open Day

Aberdeenshire’s most unique sites will open their doors this weekend as part of a free heritage trail. Craigston Castle will be open Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September with guided … Read More

Craigston Walks Opened by William Perch


In late December 2022, in front of a small group of family and friends William and Kasia Urquhart’s nephew, William Perch, formally opened Craigston Walks. We were inspired to create … Read More

Liz Urquhart

It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of Liz Urquhart today. As the wife of the Clan Commissioner she was an integral part of Clan activities over … Read More

Best of the World destination

The Scottish Highlands has been named as one of National Geographic’s ‘Best of the World’ destinations for 2023. Read more in this Visit Scotland article: Best travel destinations for 2023 … Read More

Live your own fairytale…

Press and Journal recommends Craigston Castle

The Press and Journal in partnership with Visit Aberdeenshire have selected ’14 quirky Aberdeenshire getaways for a summer sleepover’ and Craigston is on the list: “Live your own fairytale by … Read More

Alvin Duskin, aged 90

Alvin and Sara Duskin

A much-loved member of the family, Alvin Duskin, husband of Sara Urquhart of Craigston died at his home in California aged 90. Alvin was a passionate educator, an entrepreneurial businessman … Read More

Recommended by The Guardian


Craigston has been featured in The Guardian Lifestyle section: House party: 15 extraordinary UK holiday properties for a group vacation We welcome many groups to Craigston for family gatherings, celebrations … Read More

Holiday in Scotland responsibly

Visit Scotland have produced a film that encourages those who live in, and visit, Scotland to make the most of our outdoors, but also to take responsibility for caring for … Read More

North East 250

Map of the North East 250 Route

Did you know there was a world famous route around the North East of Scotland? Well there is and it is known as the North East 250. A journey of … Read More