Welcome to Braemar

Pipe bands play in the village centre every summer Sunday 2 - 4pm

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

The world famous Braemar Gathering takes place on Saturday 2nd September. Don't miss it!

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Some local views in the sunshine this afternoon ...

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Bargains to be had in Braemar Mountain Sports..! 😁 ...

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Our August SALE is still in full swing. Call in for a bargain before it's all gone.

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Upcoming events

August 20, 2017
  • Pipe Band Displays
    2:00 pm4:00 pm, August 20, 2017
    Braemar, Ballater AB35, UK

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

  • Ten Strings Duo
    3:00 pm4:00 pm, August 20, 2017
    St Margaret’s Church, Braemar, Ballater AB35 5YP, UK

    An ensemble of two young sicilian virtuosos, the Ten Strings Duo are Marianatalia Ruscica,violinist, and Davide Sciacca, guitarist. Conservatoire and school teachers andappreciated performers, their prize winning repertoire varies from early 19thcentury composers to contemporary authors, and has received widerecognition.Their concerts are always warmly received by both audiences andcritics alike and the Duo regularly take part in classical music seasonsorganised by prestigious music organisations in theatres, concert halls, andheritage sites and buildings.

August 22, 2017
  • Braemar Guided History Walk
    8:00 pm9:00 pm, August 22, 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

August 23, 2017
  • Guided History Walk
    3:00 pm4:00 pm, August 23, 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