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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Competitor online registration for this years Gathering:

Registration for the light events - Track and Jump - is now open: www.braemargathering.org/track

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Artist du Jour! Tom Barron! Some of you might have noticed already - Tom is our Artist in residence here at the Braemar Gallery and will be working with us ongoing. Tom will be present in the gallery most weekends - so don't be shy, drop in by and say "Hi" to the new guy! We are very happy and excited to have him as part of the team. ...

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Upcoming events

May 26, 2018
  • St. Margaret's - Lisa Milne 7.30pm
    12:00 am11:59 pm, May 26, 2018
    St Margraet's Church

    Time TBC   The renowned Aberdonian soprano described by the BBC as "one of RSAMD's best-known alumni".

    For more information contact admin@stmargaretsbraemar.org.uk

June 1, 2018
  • History Mystery Dinner
    7:30 pm11:00 pm, June 1, 2018
    Braemar Castle, Braemar, Ballater AB35 5XR, UK

    Buy Tickets below

    Join the cast for a hysterical historical experience with the Castle characters.  Meet the Earl of Mar, the Black Colonel, Princess Dolgorouki and try to make sense of the insoluble over a delicious 3-course dinner.  Who did do it?  Well – someone knows.

    Tickets for this exclusive dinner (just 26 guests can be accommodated at his Lordship’s table) are priced at £30 each from Georgina at the Castle or at