A hamlet in the Garioch district of mid-Aberdeenshire, Pitcaple lies on the River Urie, 4 miles (6 km) northwest of Inverurie. Nearby Pitcaple Castle was restored by William Burn in 1830. Visited by Mary, Queen of Scots, King James IV and King Charles II. The castle was the temporary prison home of the Marquis of Montrose en route to Edinburgh.

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