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 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
Click here What’s Open in the Cairngorms National Park.

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4 days ago

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The Christmas ad campaign begins....

Pinewood gin, a drink worth fighting for !!

A feel good Christmas gift. With botanicals collected from the estate and distilled locally by Glenshee Distillers Ltd, the proceeds from Pinewood Gin go back into funding our work to restore and expand the pinewoods at Mar Lodge Estate. You can purchase it online or at many outlets throughout Deeside. www.nts.org.uk/stories/raw-nature-distilled

No animals were intoxicated in the production of the advert !!
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1 week ago

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Tickets are now on sale for the 2021 Braemar Gathering - via our website only: www.braemargathering.org

Reminder: Tickets that were purchased for the 2020 Gathering will automatically transfer over to the 2021 Gathering.

The 2021 Braemar Gathering takes place on Saturday 4th September.

Roll on 2021! ❤️
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1 week ago

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Coming soon...Hazelnut, the new Patisserie in Braemar.. This will certainly tempt your 'taste' buds..😉Christmas is coming..
We would like to offer our signature Chocolate & Hazelnut Christmas entremets.
Introductory offer, cake for 4 person £20.
Other sizes & gluten free option available, for more info please drop us a line at hello@hazelnut-braemar.com
*limited availability, collect only Christmas Eve*
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1 week ago

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Our Drystane Dyking Course for April is fully booked. BUT, good news.... we have secured another weekend course date for the 26th and 27th June 2021. We have 10 spaces left and they are offered on a first come, first served basis.

WHAT TO EXPECT:
Preparing groundworks
Dismantling old dykes for repair
Building drystane dykes

Ideal for anyone wishing to learn a new skill - drystane dyking is an artform and incredibly interesting to learn how to do.

£125 pp for the full weekend.

Booking and further information contact: catrionaskene@gmail.com / 07916 273608

#TraditionalSkills #WeekendCourse #Learn
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