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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View over Braemar from Creag Choinnich last week after storm Doris. The beautiful snowy hills &mountains of the Cairngorms. Visit Braemar Visit VisitCairngorms Visit VisitAberdeenshire ...

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What will you choose today? Gluten free, pancake dippers or crepe with lemon & sugar....😋

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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