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Braemar (Gaelic Braigh Mharr) Popular Deeside holiday resort at the junction of the River Cluny with the Dee, in summer for the scenery, in winter for skiing. The annual Braemar Gathering dates in its present form from 1832, with royal patronage from 1B48. The Invercauld Arms now covers the spot where the standard was raised by the Earl of Mar for James VIII in 1715.

Braemar Castle, built in 1628 by the 7th Earl of Mar and later the home of the Farquharsons, was converted to a Hanoverian barracks in 1748. (Open to the public). There is a splendid episcopal church by Sir Ninian Comper (1B99—1907).

Balnellan House, Glenshee Road, Braemar, Braemar AB35 5YQ, Scotland. Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor.

Invercauld Arms Hotel, Invercauld Road, Braemar AB35 5YR, Scotland. Atmospheric hotel housed in turreted 18th-century castle on the outskirts of Braemar Village; traditional Scottish hospitality. Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor.

Hilton Craigendarroch. A family resort at the heart of Royal Deeside, Hilton Craigendarroch combines a spectacular setting with outstanding facilities. A year-round mountain getaway, the resort is where you will enjoy exhilarating Winter sports, Spring sightseeing in magnificent countryside, long Summer evenings, and crisp Autumn mornings of stunning perfection. Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor.

The Cairngorms (Pocket Mountains) The Cairngorms. This guide features 40 circular walks in the Cairngorms of Scotland, once of the most dramatic mountain landscapes in Europe. The plateau that makes up much of the Cairngorms is defined by wild corries, long rivers and some of the highest mountains in Scotland. The routes in this volume take in all of the Munros and many other great hills in and around this National Park. Glen Shee and the Braes o’Angus, Pitlochry to Dalwhinnie, Aviemore and Speyside, Hills of Braemar, Whisky Country.

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