Braemar holiday cottages

Set within the Cairngorms National Park this thriving village is set in an enviable position. Surrounded by breathtaking scenery and natural beauty, this is a perfect destination for those that enjoy the great outdoors. Whether it is walking, snowsports, wildlife watching, visiting Balmoral Castle or even a whiskey distillery, you are in the centre of it all in Braemar. The Cairngorms is the UK's largest national park, and this charming village holds numerous events throughout the year, such as the famous Braemar gathering or the Mountain festival held in March each year, which includes live music, food and a traditional Ceilidh. Check into your Braemar holiday cottage and head out to enjoy this peaceful and restful destination.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in Braemar

This charming village in the Scottish Highlands offers a blend of natural beauty, outdoor adventures, and cultural experiences. Here are the top five things to see and do in Braemar:

  1. Balmoral Castle: Visit Balmoral Castle, the royal residence in Scotland. Explore the stunning gardens, tour the castle's exhibitions, and learn about its history and connection to the British royal family.

  2. Cairngorms National Park: Discover the beauty of Cairngorms National Park, where you can hike, cycle, and enjoy outdoor activities amidst breathtaking landscapes.

  3. Braemar Castle: Explore Braemar Castle, a historic fortress with a fascinating history. Wander through its rooms, exhibitions, and gardens, and learn about its role in Scottish history.

  4. Royal Deeside Railway: Take a ride on the Royal Deeside Railway, a heritage steam railway that offers scenic journeys through the countryside.

  5. Munro Bagging: For experienced hikers, climb one of the nearby Munros (mountains above 3,000 feet) for panoramic views of the surrounding Highland scenery.

Bonus: Attend the annual Braemar Gathering, a famous Highland Games event attended by the British royal family; explore the local shops, galleries, and craft stores; or enjoy the nearby whisky distilleries.

Braemar holiday cottages