Welcome to Braemar

Braemar Castle open Easter to end of October

Braemar Castle opens for 2017 season on 1st April 

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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Open Day at Lochnagar Distillery tomorrow ☺ ...

Royal Lochnagar Distillery Open Day

April 29, 2017, 10:00am - April 29, 2017, 5:00pm

Royal Lochnagar Disitllery are hosting a special day of events and fun!

Come along and see the Distillery on a free standard tour, meet our new Distillery Manager Sean Phillips and journey through his career in a Meet the Manager Tasting, and watch a live coopering demonstation, and much, MUCH MORE!

A day for locals and visitors alike!

Want to know more, come along and see for yourself!

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St Margarets, Braemar in glorious sunshine today, now being used to host some fantastic music events. Next month is a collaboration between Fiona Kennedy, Paul Anderson and American guest Mary Gauthier. St Margaret's Project

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Upcoming events

June 21, 2017
  • Creag Choinnich Hill Race
    7:00 pm9:00 pm, June 21, 2017
    Braemar Castle, Braemar, Ballater AB35 5XR, UK

    Race up Creag Choinnich from the castle followed by refreshments in the Drawing room.
    Entries at www.entrycentral.com/creag-choinnich