Welcome to Braemar

Braemar Village Map - Available at shops, cafe and accommodation providers

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

Braemar Castle celebrating ten years of community ownership

Braemar Castle open Easter to end of October

Join a local guide and learn more about Braemar's fascinating history and heritage. Meet outside Invercauld Arms Hotel, walk lasts about 1 hour. Free event, but donations welcome.

Free guided walk on Tues 8pm and Wed 3pm.

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Coming to Braemar Gallery in July.. 🙂 ...

I'm delighted to announce that I'll be going on a Scottish Highlands & Islands tour this Summer.

I'll be playing songs from my debut album 'Faces And Places' and hopefully playing some new ones too.

Also, I'm very happy to say that my good friend Barrie-James will be coming along to play on all of the dates too.

26th July - Braemar, Braemar Gallery
27th July - Inverness, Spirit Level
28th July - Dornoch, The Eagle
29th July - Stornoway, Lewis, The Crown
30th July - Portree, Skye, The Isles Inn

Hopefully see some of you guys there.

Photography/artwork by Natalie Whitehill

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Coming to the Village Hall in June.. ...

a date for your Braemar music diary....

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Upcoming events

May 24, 2017
  • Guided History Walk
    3:00 pm4:00 pm, May 24, 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

  • Orienteering taster session - all welcome
    5:00 pm7:00 pm, May 24, 2017
    Morone Birkwood

    Open to all - no previous experience required, all ages catered for.
    www.marocscotland.org.uk/events/wouds-1-morrone-birkwood-24-may-2017

May 26, 2017
  • Transatlantic Connections
    7:00 pm10:00 pm, May 26, 2017
    St Margaret’s Church, Braemar, Ballater AB35 5YP, UK

    Fiona Kennedy, Paul Anderson and Mary Gauthier in concert at Braemar.
    Tickets £18/£12/ chld free from Ticketsource or from admin@stmargaretsbraemar.org.uk

May 30, 2017
  • Braemar Guided History Walk
    8:00 pm9:00 pm, May 30, 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