The castles of Buchan

Buchan castle

The indispensable guide to castles and related buildings was published in 1887 by David MacGibbon and Thomas Ross, in five volumes, The castellated and domestic architecture of Scotland from the twelfth to the eighteenth century. Four of the five volumes are available to be read on-line or downloaded at

This massive work remains unsurpassed, and though long out of print is also available in facsimile published by James Thin, Edinburgh, 1977.

Fyvie CastleNew Slains CastleFordyce Castle and Findlater Castle
Delgatie CastleThe Gordons of Gight and their castlePitsligo Castle and Pitullie Castle