Situated in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park and close to Balmoral Castle in Royal Deeside, lies the delightful Scottish village of Braemar. This lovely village is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery, beautiful glens with an array of ancient pine forests, inhabited by an abundance of wildlife, boutique shops, fine places to eat and much more. Whether you are staying here or are just visiting on an excursion you are assured a true Scottish welcome in this delightful Village.
Braemar, the heart of the Cairngorms
Braemar provides the perfect base for exploring the Cainrgorm Mountains and Royal Deeside.
Discover the medieval ruins of Kindrochit Castle or the fascinating Braemar Castle, both located in the village centre. Close by is HM Queen’s royal residence, Balmoral Castle. This region of Scotland has an array of outstanding castles so why not take a coach trip to Dunnottar, Crathes, Blair and Glamis castles and Scone Palace.
What else is Scotland famous for! A visit to the area would not be complete without a wee dram of whisky – so why not visit the Royal Lochnagar distillery – or enjoy the popular Whiskey Trail taking you on a terrific insight into the world of whiskey making in the famous distilleries of Speyside.
Braemar and the surrounding area is famous for its outstanding natural beauty which drew Queen Victoria to the area. Celebrate the many place of interest on the Victorian Heritage Trail, promising great places for walks, picnics or just relaxing.
Fancy a safari? Braemar Highland Safaris are now known throughout the world for showing visitors the magnificent mountains, rivers, lochs and wildlife in the Cairngorms National Park.
Take a drive with a local guide into the heart of the park as history, folklore and the management of the area unfolds.
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