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Crathie Kirk is a small Church of Scotlandmarker parish church in the Scottishmarker village of Crathiemarker, best known for being the regular place of worship of the British Royal Family when they are holidaying at nearby Balmoral Castlemarker.

Crathie Kirk is now united with neighbouring Braemarmarker to form a single parish with two places of worship. Eventually this parish will be further enlarged to include Glenmuick (Ballatermarker). The minister (since 2005) is the Reverend Kenneth Mackenzie. Mackenzie was previously minister of the Church of Scotlandmarker congregation in Budapestmarker, Hungarymarker (1999-2005).

Crathie has been a place of Christian worship since the 9th century when a church was founded on the banks of the River Deemarker by Saint Manire (Bishop of Aberdeenshiremarker and Banffmarker and a follower of Saint Columba, the pioneer of Christianity in Scotland). It is traditionally held that Manire baptised Pictish converts in a pool of the Dee east of the modern village of Crathie. A single standing stone at Rinabaich is all that remains of Manire's church (where Manire himself is reputedly buried).

Subsequent places of worship were situated further west, near the location of present day Crathie village. The ruins of a 13th century church, dedicated to Saint Manire, stand on the riverbank south of the current structure.

A later church was built at the current site in 1804. Queen Victoria worshipped there from 1848, and every British monarch since has worshipped at Crathie Kirk. Victoria laid the foundation stone for a new, much larger, church in 1893. The walls are built of local granite and the roof made of Scots Pine.Building materials were donated by the surrounding estates, and £5000 raised from the local population to fund construction. The church, built in the fashionable Gothic revival style by Elginmarker architect A. Marshall Mackenzie, was completed in 1895.

The kirk's south transept is reserved for royal use. The north transept contains pews belonging to the Farquharson family, Lairds of Invercauld and owners of Braemar Castlemarker and to the Gordon family, Lairds of Abergeldie and owners of nearby Abergeldie Castle.

Other royal connections with the kirk include:

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