Scotland anti-clockwise #1 Crathes

From the Borders to the North East and two castles: Crathes and Dunnottar.Crathes Castle

This is Crathes, home of the Burnett family for almost 400 years. It has remarkable painted ceilings and original furniture, including a four poster bed dated 1595. The oldest object on display, however, is the ivory hunting horn given to the family by Robert the Bruce.  They family kept the castle intact by keeping out of civil wars and rebellions as much as possible.

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