Being situated on the banks of the mighty river Dee in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park, Braemar is the perfect place to explore stunning scenery, trek mountains, take on hill walks and enjoy a real taste of the Scottish Highlands and it’s beautiful wildlife.
Stunning views await you, right in the village centre
At the centre of the ancient Scottish Kingdom of Marr, Braemar has witnessed murder, rebellion and intrigue. The royal connection continues to this day with the Royal attendance at the Braemar Gathering and the village is ideally located to use as a base for expeditions to Balmoral Castle situated only 9 miles away.
Braemar Highland Safaris is a great day out. With an experienced guide you will set off on a Highland adventure to spot local wildlife, learn about the surrounding area and local history and take in the spectacular views.
We are located 9 miles from Glenshee Ski Resort so a great place to stay for winter sports.
Mar Lodge Estate is owned by the National Trust for Scotland and has various events throughout the year as well as stunning walks.
Royal Lochnagar distillery located next to Balmoral Castle offers guided tours of a traditional working distillery.
Braemar Castle is a great place to visit offering 400 years of history and a tour of 12 furnished rooms in the 17th Century castle.
Braemar is the highest 18 hole golf course in Scotland at around 1,200 feet above sea level. Enjoy a game surrounded by the stunning scenery.
Deeside Taxis provide private car tours of the area for up to persons, a great way to take in the sights with a fantatsic local guide.
Call 07795 817671 to book.
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The Braemar Gathering - Highland Games
The Braemar Gathering, is always held on the first Saturday in September in The Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park in Braemar. A truly spectacular event not to be missed!
Please note, our rooms book out in advance of the games every year so book early if you wish to take advantage of our unique location overlooking the park.