Welcome to Braemar

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.

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

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Highland Fling from midday at the castle today.
Forecasted to be dry and bright this afternoon 🙂
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ALL DOGS WELCOME (with owners!)

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Upcoming events

July 23, 2017
  • Highland Fling - Country Fair
    12:00 pm4:00 pm, July 23, 2017
    Braemar Castle, Braemar, Ballater AB35 5XR, UK

    Events include dog show, Highland dancing, Pipe bands, sheep shearing, stalls, traditional music and much more.
    Small entry charge. Combined tickets with castle entry also available.
    See www.braemarcastle.co.uk for details

  • Pipe Band Displays
    2:00 pm4:00 pm, July 23, 2017
    Braemar, Ballater AB35, UK

    Pipe Bands will perform in the village centre every Sunday throughout the summer

July 25, 2017
  • Romeo and Juliet
    7:00 pm9:00 pm, July 25, 2017
    St Margaret’s Church, Braemar, Ballater AB35 5YP, UK

    A very different musical take on the classic story of Verona's star-crossed lovers will be performed at St Margaret's, Braemar, this Tuesday evening, July 25. Romeo and Juliet begins at 7pm. All welcome!

  • Braemar Guided History Walk
    8:00 pm9:00 pm, July 25, 2017
    Meet outside Invercauld Hotel

    Come and join the Braemar Local History Group for a fascinating insight into Braemar's heritage. Walk lasts about 1 hour and donations are welcome