Welcome to Braemar – Open For Business!

Braemar Castle now open for the 2016 season

Braemar Castle now open for the 2016 season every Weds to Sunday 10am - 5pm

Braemar is situated in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park and close to Balmoral castle in Royal Deeside. Our lovely village is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery, beautiful glens containing ancient pine forests which contain abundant wildlife. The village has a good range of accommodation options, independent and boutique shops plus some fine places to eat out. 

A monthly guide of where to eat and drink is available here

Looking for a log cabin, cosy B&B, camping site or friendly hostel? Then check all the accommodation options here 

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Open Day at Auchtavan this coming Sunday 8th May 12 - 3pm.
Visit the website for more information on how to get there:- www.auchtavan.com/
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Visit Braemar shared Braemar Mountain Rescue's photo. ...

This afternoon Braemar MRT took delivery of a new Land Rover #Defender. Paid for entirely by your donations; these vehicles are critical to our operations in the Cairngorms. The final new Defender to roll off the forecourt and we are grateful to our friends at Pentland Land Rover for securing it for us.

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Upcoming events

May 3, 2016
  • History Group Guided Walk
    8:00 pm9:00 pm, May 3, 2016
    Starts outside Invercauld Arms Hotel

    Free guided walk around the village giving a fascinating insight into Braemar's heritage

May 4, 2016
  • History Group Guided Walk
    3:00 pm4:00 pm, May 4, 2016
    Starts outside Invercauld Arms Hotel

    Free guided walk around the village giving a fascinating insight into Braemar's heritage

May 8, 2016
  • Auchtavan Open day
    12:00 pm3:00 pm, May 8, 2016
    Auchtavavn

    Open Day at Auchtavan a rare survival of a traditional Highland clachan or fermtoun. More details and how to find it. It will entail a wee walk.
    http://www.auchtavan.com/

May 10, 2016
  • History Group Guided Walk
    8:00 pm9:00 pm, May 10, 2016
    Starts outside Invercauld Arms Hotel

    Free guided walk around the village giving a fascinating insight into Braemar's heritage