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Welcome to Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms National Park

in the heart of the Scottish Highlands (AB35 5XR)

Open at weekends in September, 10am-4pm.

Free entry to the Castle on Sunday 21st September -

if you're wearing pink!

Open at weekends in October, 11am to 3pm

Gin and whisky tastings in October - find out more!

Sample the Castle experience with a (very quick!) tour

Hear stories of the colourful characters associated with the castle, find out how Clan Farquharson began and discover the part played by Braemar Castle in the story of Scotland. Only 9 miles from Balmoral Castle, take time to visit both and enjoy the different experience each has to offer. The castles are situated in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, on the Victorian Heritage and Castle Trails, amid spectacular mountain scenery. Enjoy walking, cycling, climbing and fishing or a round of golf at Scotland's highest course. Look out for red deer, red squirrels, golden eagles and, if you’re very lucky, the elusive capercaillie.

Click here for our downloadable (pdf) brochure