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Associated History

Invercauld Estate
Invercauld is set in the glorious landscape between Braemar and Crathie on Royal Deeside. The Estate extends to some 200 square miles set within the Cairngorm National Park, a wild and fascinating area, characterised by glacially carved valleys, stony tundra, long lochs, craggy peaks and deep corries.

Click here to visit the Invercauld House website

Monaltrie House
Built in 1782, Monaltrie House is set in 6 acres of private grounds and offers guests relaxation and privacy. Situated in the heart of Royal Deeside they are an hour from the city of Aberdeen and airport. Individually decorated and distincively Scottish, all rooms and apartments have private bathrooms, refreshment bars, satellite television and phone sockets for internet access if you are combining business with pleasure.

Click here to visit the Monaltrie House website

Finzean Estate
Finzean Estate is located in the heart of Royal Deeside. The Estate has been in the ownership of the Farquharson family for sixteen generations, including the renowned Victorian landscape painter, Joseph Farquharson. The Estate is situated in the Feugh valley with its scenery of rich woodlands and heather hills and its abundance of wildlife

Click here to visit the Finzean Estate website

Braemar Castle
Braemar Community Ltd. In 2007 signed a 50 year lease for Braemar Castle and has re-opened the castle to visitors. Work has already started to get the building into shape. The first working parties of volunteers took place on Sundays 1st , 8th & 15th April 2007. 
See www.braemarcastle.co.uk

Balmoral Castle
Balmoral was owned by our Farquharson chief until in 1848 Queen Victoria persuaded the Laird to sell it to her. It has been the Scottish home of the British Royal Family ever since. The Estate extends to just over 50,000 acres of heather clad hills, ancient Caledonian woodland and of course the beautiful River Dee is nearby.

Click here to visit the Balmoral Castle website

Battle of Culloden
1746 was the year that saw so many Farquharsons die in this last Battle to be held on British soil. Men from the our Clan were in the centre of the front line. The Clan Farquharson made a pilgrimage to the site during our August reunion in 2006.
Click here to see the 2006 Clan Visit.

Click here to visit one of the Culloden Moor websites

 


History of the Clan Farquharson