Welcome to Braemar

Braemar Mountain Festival 3rd - 5th March 2017Braemar 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 inaugural Braemar Mountain Festival has been launched with tickets now being sold for a wide range of hill based activities, talks, film, mountain art, speakers and social events


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Is photography a hobby of yours...? Fancy seeing your best shot in print..? Then why not enter the Braemar Calendar competition! But be quick...entries need to be in by 28th February! Email your entries (up to 12) to braemarcalendar@gmail.com Good luck! 🙂 ...

Have you taken any amazing photos of the Braemar area/wildlife..? If so, we would love to see them...but don't delay...closing date is Tuesday 28th February! Email your entries to braemarcalendar@gmail.com We look forward to judging them 🙂

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Looks like ticket sales are going well for the upcoming Mountain Festival on 3rd -5th March. Lots of different events to choose from, seems to be something for everyone!
Book your tickets before they sell out!

A quick update on how our ticket sales are progressing.

Navigation for beginners has now SOLD OUT and there is limited availability for the improvers navigation course on Sunday 5th March.
Our ski tech workshops are proving popular but there are still time slots available.
Geoff Allan's talk and launch of his new book "The Scottish Bothy Bible" is getting lots of publicity and is definitely a HOT TICKET!
Finally the Opening Night food event is nearly sold out - we are down to the last handful of tickets. Book your place now to avoid disappointment.
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Upcoming events

March 3, 2017
  • Braemar Mountain Festival
    12:00 am11:59 pm, March 5, 2017
    Braemar, Ballater AB35, UK

    The mountains are calling! Inaugural Mountain Festival celebrating winter in the Cairngorm mountains including hill based workshops, speakers, film, mountain art, food and much more....
    Visit www.braemarmountainfestival.com for further information and tickets.

  • Mountain Art and Photography Exhibition Launch
    6:00 pm7:00 pm, March 3, 2017
    St. Magarets Church Braemar

    Braemar Mountain Festival presents a mountain art and photography exhibition running from 3rd - 5th March. Further details at www.braemarmountainfestival.com

March 4, 2017
  • An Evening of Mountaineering and Adventure
    7:30 pm10:30 pm, March 4, 2017
    Braemar Village Hall

    World renowned climber Victor Saunders provides an illustrated talk on his mountaineering adventures followed by a ceilidh with the Blaeberries. Stovies provided. Licensed bar. Tickets £25 from Braemar Mountain Sports, LochCarron in the Mews or at www.braemarmountainfestival.com

March 5, 2017
  • Best of Kendal Mountain Film Festival
    7:30 pm9:30 pm, March 5, 2017
    Braemar Village Hall

    Film night presenting the very best of Kendal International Film competition
    Tickets £10. Licensed Bar
    Tickets available from LochCarron in the Mews or Braemar Mountain Sports or at www.braemarmountainfestival.com