Craigston Castle Revisited – Summer 2019

A story of revisting Craigston some 60 years on, from our recent guest George Merson: In July I travelled to Aberdeenshire to rediscover my Scottish roots, a long overdue trip I’d promised myself for many years. One of my top priorities was a visit to Craigston Castle which I’d previously arranged with William, the owner, and his house manager, Elisabetta. … Read More

The Banffshire coast

A selection of the coastal villages in this beautiful part of the world in this inspiring video by SB Media Scotland. Enjoy! The Banffshire coast, a selection of the coastal villages in this beautiful part of the world. Enjoy Feel free to share 🙂 Posted by SB Media Scotland on Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Global honour for Scotland’s Highlands and Islands

“Scotland’s Highlands and Islands* have earned their place as one of the top must-see destinations in the world in 2019. Travel authority, Lonely Planet, has today (23 October) revealed that the regions have been listed amongst its top 10 ‘Best in Travel’ destinations for 2019 – the only Scottish destinations to be included. Described in the new guide as “one … Read More

Bobs Urquhart, aged 98.

The Urquhart family mourn the loss of Bobs Urquhart, the family matriarch who lived at Craigston from 1939-1995 and was William’s beloved grandmother. She died on Tuesday aged 98.

A wedding story in pictures

We wanted to share with you some photographs which tell the story of a recent wedding held here at Craigston. If you would like to know more about weddings or other events at Craigston see our Weddings or Events pages or Contact us to discuss your requirements.

Short break at Craigston Castle review


We just finished a 4 night stay at Craigston Castle near Turriff in Scotland and couldn’t have had a better time. This is a Castle in every sense of the word. Amazing estate, winding staircases, secret rooms, ghost stories, grand rooms, turrets, everything you could imagine when staying in a castle. Adding to the magic of the castle is the … Read More