Welcome to Braemar

Braemar is situated in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park and close to Balmoral castle in Royal Deeside. Braemar has its own community run castle, a Highland Games exhibition centre and the award winning Fife Arms Hotel.
Our lovely village is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery, beautiful glens containing ancient pine forests which contain abundant wildlife.
There is a thriving arts and music scene with concerts, ceilidhs and other events regularly performed in multiple venues including St Margarets, Braemar Gallery and the village hall. Check Facebook and the listings for updates.
The village has a good range of accommodation options, independent and boutique shops plus some fine places to eat out. The latest monthly "Where to Eat" guide is here
Looking for a log cabin, cosy B&B, camping site or friendly hostel? Then check all the accommodation options here

CoVid Update

We are delighted to be welcoming visitors to the village and local area. Information on what's open, facilities available such as parking and toilets and other useful information is published for the National Park here: status.visitcairngorms.com/

 

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20 hours ago

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See post for Glenshee Ski Centre cafe and chair opening times.Hope everyone is keeping well Just to let you know as Scotland opens up we are only opening the cafe, toilets and Cairnwell chair Friday Saturday Sunday Monday till things settle If you want to use the car park you can book and pay on line ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

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3 days ago

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Braemar History Walks.The walks start again tomorrow for the summer season each week on a Tuesday at 7.30pm and Wednesday at 3pm. They last about 75mins.Please meet outside The Invercauld Arms Hotel, Glenshee Road, Braemar AB35 5YR and finish at the Games ParkThey provide a fascinating insight to local history, folklore and customs.Free event, no booking required but donations welcome. ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

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Entries now being taken for the inaugural Cairngorms Ultra Trail race on Saturday 5th June 2021 at Mar Lodge.resultsbase.net/event/5734www.highterrainevents.co.uk/cairngorm-ultra-trail ... See MoreSee Less
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Upcoming events

June 5, 2021
October 1, 2021
  • Braemar Folk Festival
    12:00 am11:59 pm, October 1, 2021
    St. Margaret's Braemar, Glenshee Rd, Braemar, Ballater AB35 5YQ, UK

    Peggy Seeger and Calum MacColl : The First Farewell Tour
    https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/booking/select/odZipLwfvzrJ

October 2, 2021
  • Braemar Folk Festival
    12:00 am11:59 pm, October 2, 2021
    St. Margaret's Braemar, Glenshee Rd, Braemar, Ballater AB35 5YQ, UK

    Project Smok
    https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/booking/select/OGgRUktusNWI