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Thing to do and see in the Braemar Area


With 40 munros easily accessed from Braemar this is hillwalkers heaven however there are many fantastic low level walks to be enjoyed in stunning scenery.


Braemar Golf Club is the highest 18-hole golf course in Scotland: a mixture of parkland heath situated in the Clunie valley, a must for golfers.


Glenshee, a 15 minutes drive from Braemar, is Scotland's largest ski area with varied 40km's of pistes over 3 valleys and 4 mountains.

Glenshee's impressive 22 lifts and 36 runs offer an amazing diversity of natural terrain for all standards of skiers and snowboarders.


Whether it be “hardcore mountain biking" or family days out upper Deeside has routes to suit all abilities.

Bikes can be hired in the village

4 x 4 Overland Hire

4x4 Overland Hire

Culture and History

World famous for the Braemar Gathering every September, the Braemar Games is not the only time pipe bands take to the streets of Braemar during the summer months and with frequent highland dancing displays throughout the summer it is wonderful to soak up the atmosphere.

Braemar Castle is a community operated 17th century castle with a gripping history and well worth a visit, as is Balmoral, holiday home of the royal family!

Above is only a glimpse of the vast array of things to do and enjoy in this area of Royal Deeside where there really is something for everyone

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