We are open Wed to Sun 10am to 5pm during April, May and June
(and Sept and Oct)
7 days in July and August
We were lucky enough to visit when the local primary school children were acting as guides. It was great to see such enthusiasm about their local history in such a wonderful place
When visiting Braemar for the week end, we decided to pay the castle a visit, It seamed very well run as it’s a local charitable castle who look after it and the upkeep, the tour guide was very helpful and over all, an enchanting day...More
We have been meaning to visit Braemar Castle for years and finally got round to it. The castle is owned by the local Farquharson clan but is looked after and operated by local volunteers, operating as a charitable trust. The castle is small but has...More
Stopped here before going to Balmoral Castle. It is staffed my by volunteers and offers an audio tour of ALL the rooms in the castle. Well worth the stop if in Braemar.
While there are audio guides we were lucky enough to get a personal guide and it was excellent. She was enthusiastc, knowledgeable, and took great care of our small group. Came away with a lot of knowledge and would recommend this attraction to anyone.
The castle is run by the local community and they have done well to preserve it. The audio tour is very informative and I now realise that my knowledge of Scottish history is very patchy! Definitely worth visiting, but wrap up as it's chilly inside.
This lovely old castle has a very interesting history you can take an audio guide but being taken round by a guide is much better even if you do have wait a bit .You are able to watch a video while you wait and have...More
There are many castles around, but this one stood out a little bit due to its location and form. If in the area stop by.
Excellent tour guide it was her 1st day back Great knowledge and interesting facts regarding the castle which was fascinating Well worth every penny
We visited this last year, but only managed the outside due to it being closed at time. Open Wed to Sun 10am to 5pm during April, May and June (and Sept and Oct) 7 days in July and August. But it was still great to...More
Braemar Castle is a gem set within the Cairngorms. Beautifully preserved and presented to the public, visitors walk through history as they visit the rooms within. I highly recommend a guided tour, especially if it is from Colin. Most of the rooms are just as...More
We did not visit the inside as it was close but the site is nice for a walk with the dog and have a view of the landscape Castle from outside is not appealing, and rather prefer ruin type but sound worth a visit if...More
Visited here with the kids. The lady giving us the tour was brilliant. Well worth the visit. Very interesting and the kids loved it too.
Interesting Castle to visit - pretty from the outside and also inside. Visited on Easter the first weekend open for summer. The lady who worked there explained they are trying to raise money to keep it open and explained that at one point all the...More
We found the castle cold inside but quite an interesting visit. Be prepared to climb stairs to see the inner rooms and the exhibits. Well worth a visit if you are visiting Braemar.
We could've not picked a more beautiful venue for our wedding ceremony. The people who look after Braemar Castle are absolutely lovely! Georgina helped us with everything from the beginning and Colin was there during our special day to make sure everything ran smoothly. We...More
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