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Braemar - A Royal Deeside Village

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Braemar - A Royal Deeside Village

Braemar is one of the larger and prettiest settlements in Royal Deeside, overlooked by the majestic Cairngorm Mountain range. Probably best known for the Braemar Gathering, a traditional Highland Games held every September which attracts thousand of visitors from all over the World.

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In and around Aboyne - a Royal Deeside Village

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In and around Aboyne - a Royal Deeside Village

Whilst visiting Aboyne take the opportunity to visit George Strachans Ltd who have one of the finest ranges of whiskies, gins and beers in the North East. If exploring the great outdoors then a trip to Hilltrek Ltd, an outdoor clothing & equipment specialist offering high quality tailor-made outdoor wear. 

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Family Fun in and around Royal Deeside these October Holidays

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Family Fun in and around Royal Deeside these October Holidays

Looking for things to do with the family over the school holidays? Yes then read on…. Here are our suggestions for fun ideas to do in and around Royal Deeside most of which are even Free! Crathes Castle - photo by Jim Henderson Take a picnic, visit a Castle grounds, walk, play & search for wildlife. Choose from our Royal Deeside Passportour participating castles Braemar Castle, Crathes Castle, Drum Castle and the many more on the Castle Trail.   Burn O'Vat - photo by Jim Henderson Visit the Burn O Vat at Muir of Dinnet, find & explore the hidden cave behind waterfall.    Cycle along...

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Exploring & Walking in Royal Deeside a part of The Cairngorm National Park

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Exploring & Walking in Royal Deeside a part of The Cairngorm National Park

Royal Deeside offers some of the best walking in Scotland and as would be expected is a very popular activity. Several Munros (mountains over 3,000 ft.) can be accessed from the Braemar area. In the Southern Cairngorms, to the west and north there are 12, while at Glenshee and Lochnagar, to the south and east you will find 14 and Cairnwell, to the south and west there are 8. You’re guaranteed to feel a sense of achievement after you’ve climbed to the peak of one of the mountains. For the beginner “Munro-bagger”, Mount Keen is a long but straightforward climb. Set within...

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The Deeside Way, Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire

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The Deeside Way, Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire

The Deeside Way from "My Dear Paradise" by RSFilms The Deeside Way is a 66-kilometre rail trail that follows, in part, the bed of the former Royal Deeside Railway. The trail leads along the north bank of the River Dee from Aberdeen to Ballater. With its ever-changing landscape it offers the opportunity to explore this beautiful area either on foot or by bike, as the path is suitable for walkers and cyclists with many sections suitable for horses as well.  From Drumoak to Braemar why not explore The Deeside Way with an extra twist as Scotlands only GeoTour . Explore Royal Deeside...

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