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Highland Games & Shows around Royal Deeside this Summer

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Highland Games & Shows around Royal Deeside this Summer

Highland Games are as iconically Scottish as bagpipes, kilts and whisky - all of which feature heavily at any gathering.  Highland games in their current form date to 1867, but it seems likely that the Victorian event was merely a revival of a much older tradition that ceased after the suppression of clan customs following the 1745 Jacobite rising. The oldest free Highland Games in Scotland is held each June in Ceres and began under a Charter awarded by Robert the Bruce in recognition of the villagers' support at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314.  Today the games are noted...

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A Scottish Wedding in Royal Deeside?

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A Scottish Wedding in Royal Deeside?

Royal Deeside offers truly unique and memorable locations for having your dream Scottish wedding in the Highlands. The choice of location is endless, below are some of the stunning wedding venues. Celebrate from a fairytale wedding in a pink castle to being married in the great outdoors at an exclusive use retreat with luxury accommodation for close family. 

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Burns Night in Royal Deeside

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Burns Night in Royal Deeside

A "Burns Supper" is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns the author of many Scots poems. Traditional suppers are held on or near the poet's birthday, 25 January, "Rabbie Burns Day" However, in principle, celebrations may be held at any other time of the year.

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Wander as you please through Royal Deeside in the Cairngorms.

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Wander as you please through Royal Deeside in the Cairngorms.

Royal Deeside an area blessed with its fair share of unspoilt and special landscape. Part situated within the wonderful setting of the Cairngorms National Park and part in the fresh rolling landscapes of Aberdeenshire, the area really has the best of both environments and worlds.

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The Great Outdoors of Royal Deeside in Scotland's Cairngorm National Park

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The Great Outdoors of Royal Deeside in Scotland's Cairngorm National Park

Scotland has long been celebrated in paintings, verse, prose and song and why not, with such inspiring scenery, it is easy to understand why.   Home & inspiration of many a film - video from Visit Scotland Royal Deeside is no exception to this, as the area is blessed with its fair share of unspoilt and special landscape. Part situated within the wonderful setting of the Cairngorms National Park and part in the fresh rolling landscapes of Aberdeenshire, the area really has the best of both environments and worlds.   The Cairngorms through the seasons captured in video by Wild Media...

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