Horse and Coaches to Horsepower in Royal Deeside

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Known as the oldest village in Royal Deeside, it has a long and illustrious history. For centuries it overlooked one of the most important fords across the River Dee, as it lay on the direct route north from the Cairn O' Mount road.   In 1296, Edward I of England's 35,000 strong army not only crossed the River Dee here they also camped around the village, consuming an entire year's supplies of food and drink in a single day! It was also the most direct drove route for cattle moving from northern Aberdeenshire down to markets further south. However when the Dee was...

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Scottish 6 Day Orienteering in Royal Deeside

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Lovely to see lots of visitors in the area for this fantastic orienteering event. Weather seems to be trying to stay kind too as families race and compete in the stunning grounds of Glen Tanar Estate, Balfour Forest, Birsemore Hill, Creag Choinnich and Glen Feardar Click Here to find out more on the this event or take a look at their event program at   Couldn't help but join in with the #S6D2017 #orienteering selflie at Saturdays registration at the Ballater Victoria & Albert Halls. Lots of fun and great atmosphere ahead of the weeks competition. Good luck to everyone and...

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The River Dee in Royal Deeside

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It has been called the “Silver Dee” and that is easy to see why. With its fast flowing pure crystal water, which sparkles in the sunshine whilst it tumbles and cascades its way down through the valley, it is a very popular river with many fishers, locals and visitors to the area.

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Royal Deeside PassporTour

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Ready for Easter Weekend and launches Saturday at Milton of Crathes and the Family Fun Day and also Sunday at Braemar Castle for their "Shake hands with the past" event.
This easy to use A6 pocket sized, 128 page travel book hopes to assist the visitors and locals alike to uncover iconic Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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