A historic castle left teetering on the brink of destruction after major floods almost swept away a river bank has been saved - thanks to the personal intervention of Prince Charles.
As the floods raged across the north-east, one of the area's biggest concerns surrounded the future of Abergeldie Castle, with fears that the rising River Dee could wash away the building which has stood strong since the 16th century.
Work is continuing in an effort to save the 16th century Abergeldie Castle on the banks of the Dee as the rain continues to fall and rivers across the north-east continue to rise.
Work continues to secure the future of a 16th century flood stricken castle today
A historic castle close to the Queen’s residence at Balmoral has been left on the brink of collapse into a swollen river after intense flooding.
The Queen's neighbour at Balmoral had to flee his home as the raging River Dee swept away trees and a huge chunk of land at the rear of his ancient Abergeldie Castle.