22nd August 2020

Ceilidh at the Castle

6.30pm to 10pm

£8 Adults, £4 Children

£20 family ticket



23rd August 2020

Food Festival

11am to 5pm

£6 per adult

16 yrs and under FREE

Crathes Castle

Crathes, Banchory,

AB31 5QJ

A two day festival bringing people together to celebrate local food and drink.  We look forward to welcoming you to this year's event at our exciting new venue

Parking will be FREE for both NTS members and non members

from 6pm 22nd Aug to 6pm 23rd Aug


Tickets available from 21st April 2020


Brought to you by Mixing Bowl Aberdeen

* * * * * CANCELLED * * * * *
With regret, the Deeside Local Food Festival at Crathes Castle on 22nd and 23rd August has been cancelled due to the effect of coronavirus and the uncertainty of the months ahead.  An event of this size requires many months of planning, which in the current climate is impossible to do.

In Previous Years






Our 2020 Sponsors

We will be announcing the full line up of our 2020 sponsors soon ....

Where To Find Us

Shuttle Buses
Further details about shuttle buses to and from the castle will be available shortly.
Walking and Cycling
There is a cycle path from Duthie Park heading west and is perfect for walking or cycling.  For most of the way you will follow the old railway line however there are sections where it is necessary to join the road.  Click here to plan your journey.
Public Transport
Stagecoach 201 or 202 buses run along the North Deeside Road regularly.  Click here to plan your route.
There will be plenty of parking in the castle grounds with marshalls to guide you once you arrive.