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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Blue sky day in the tundra.......birds are singing like crazy!

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It is a glorious day to sit on the deck in Braemar with coffee or an ice cold beer... 🌞

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Upcoming events

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

May 31, 2017
  • Guided History Walk
    3:00 pm4:00 pm, May 31, 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

June 3, 2017
  • Castle Celebrating 10yrs - Dinner and Ceilidh
    7:00 pm10:00 pm, June 3, 2017
    Mar Lodge Estate, Braemar AB35 5YJ, UK

    Braemar Castle celebrates 10 years of community ownership with a hog roast and ceilidh at Mar Lodge.

    Tickets £15 www.braemarcastle.co.uk

June 6, 2017
  • Braemar Guided History Walk
    8:00 pm9:00 pm, June 6, 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