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


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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
Think you know North East Scotland? You might take another look...

We're pleased to release our latest film "The Wild North East", produced on behalf of the North East Scotland Biodiversity Partnership.

The James Hutton Institute
Scottish Natural Heritage
Aberdeenshire Council
Aberdeen City Council
Forestry Commission Scotland
Aberdeenshire Council Ranger Service
Outdoor Woodland Learning Scotland

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Winter is coming and it can only mean one thing. We’ve got exciting news coming your way soon about the Braemar Mountain Festival 2019. This is not a drill.

Check back throughout today for more details on the full programme!

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Today Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay officially opened The Fife Arms. A memorable and momentous day in the history of this storied building. ...

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Upcoming events

January 25, 2019
  • Scouts Burns Supper
    7:30 pm10:30 pm, January 25, 2019
    Village Hall

    Date for your diary:

    In aid of Braemar Scouts and Explorers, they will be holding a Burns Supper in Braemar Village Hall on Fri 25th Jan at 7-30pm. More details on where to get your tickets will follow soon.

February 28, 2019
  • Braemar Mountain Festival
    12:00 am11:59 pm, March 3, 2019
    Braemar, AB35, UK

    Braemar Mountain Festival is a celebration of the mountains in winter and includes workshops on
    ski touring and maintenance, winter skills and avalanche awareness,
    low level walking, navigation and fell running.
    New for 2019 we are offering first aid training for the mountain environment
    and the opportunity to try cross-country skiing.
    The evening programme features a double bill from esteemed mountaineers
    Di Gilbert and Dave MacLeod, as well a ceilidh, “Best of Kendal” film night, music and food.
    Our daytime talks are an eclectic mix of subjects. Fans of the Cairngorms, in word and photo,
    from mountain weather forecasting to geology to name just a few,
    will enjoy the range of speakers and subjects.