Just south of Alford in Aberdeenshire, Craigievar castle is like something out of a fairy tale. It has a distinctive pink colour, and in fact some people say it was the inspiration for the castle used in the Disney logo.
The castle is open to the public, although it is guided tours only. It is closed from October to early April - check the website for details, but the grounds are open all year from dawn til dusk.
For full details including opening times and prices visit the website https://www.nts.org.uk/visit/places/craigievar