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

The 2nd Braemar Mountain Festival takes place between 1st - 4th March 2018

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Tickets selling fast, do you have your tickets yet..? A great night last year 😁
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Ceilidh with the Ellie McLaren Trio

March 2, 2018, 9:00pm - March 2, 2018, 11:30pm

Back by popular demand. An evening of traditional ceilidh dancing with live music from the Ellie MacLaren trio. Ticket includes stovies. lLcensed bar. A sell out last year!

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Some tickets still available..but be quick, book now to avoid disappointment 😁
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Mountain Food with The Fife Arms

March 1, 2018, 7:00pm - March 1, 2018, 11:00pm

The Cairngorms meets the Alps with exciting food from the new Fife Arms chef, Robert Cameron. Licensed bar. Live solo guitar music from Steve Garrett, including tunes inspired by mountains in Antarctica, the Canadian Rockies and the Cairngorms. A sell out last year!

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Ooft....here’s some fun. Braemar Mountain Festival - Ceilidh with the “Ellie McLaren Trio” 2nd March 2018.
Ellie McLaren - Fiddle and attitude
Cavan Rodgers - Accordion, Ceilidh Caller and Synth Cello
Andrew Braidwood - Drums, Percussion, Temple blocks and crotales.
Be there or be a big dodecahedron
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Ceilidh with the Ellie McLaren Trio

March 2, 2018, 9:00pm - March 2, 2018, 11:30pm

Back by popular demand. An evening of traditional ceilidh dancing with live music from the Ellie MacLaren trio. Ticket includes stovies. lLcensed bar. A sell out last year!

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Upcoming events

March 1, 2018
  • Braemar Mountain Festival
    12:00 am11:59 pm, March 4, 2018
    Braemar

    Our Festival is a celebration of the mountains in winter and includes workshops on ski touring and telemarking, winter skills and avalanche awareness, low level walking, navigation and fell running. New for 2018 are mountain bike skill sessions and workshops.

    The evening programme features illustrated talks from esteemed mountaineers including Dave MacLeod, Mollie Hughes, Guy Robertson and Greg Boswell. We also have a ceilidh, “Best of Kendal” film night, music and food. Our daytime talks are an eclectic mix of subjects. Fans of the Cairngorms, Nan Shepherd, bikepacking, mountain weather forecasting – to name just a few, need look no further!
    Festival website

March 9, 2018
  • The Return by Ellie Stewart
    7:30 pm9:30 pm, March 9, 2018
    Braemar Village Hall

    Eden Court Theatre brings the mysterious
    true story of missing man Martin Guerre to
    life in Scottish Tour of The Return

March 30, 2018
  • Castle re-opens
    12:00 am11:59 pm, March 30, 2018
    Braemar Castle, Braemar, Ballater AB35 5XR, UK
April 1, 2018
  • Easter Egg Hunt
    12:00 am11:59 pm, April 1, 2018
    Braemar Castle