Ballater attractions

Ballater attractions


highlands of ScotlandBallater is conveniently situated between the Ski areas of Glenshee and the Lecht. It is also an ideal base from which to explore the Highlands of Scotland and the numerous Castles and Historic sites of Scotland’s North East, including nearby Balmoral - the Royal Family’s holiday residence.


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Attractions McEwan Gallery, Royal Deeside, Ballater. Tel: 013397 55429. Paintings, prints, pottery and books. Location: On the outskirts of Ballater.

McEwan Gallery

Balmoral Castle

Attractions Balmoral Castle and gardens. Set amongst the magnificent scenery of Royal Deeside, in the shadows of Lochnagar is the Balmoral Estate. Purchased by Queen Victoria in 1848, the Estate has been the Scottish Home of the British Royal Family ever since. The Estate extends to just over 50,000 acres of heather clad hills and ancient Caledonian woodland, and the beautiful River Dee is nearby. About 7 miles west of Ballater.

Balmoral Castle

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Attractions Royal Lochnagar Distillery, Ballater, Aberdeenshire AB35 5TB. Tel: 01339 742273. A tiny distillery, established in 1845 by John Begg and visited by Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and her two princely sons. They tasted the Fine malt whisky which found a very royal approval. Today there are special exhibitions, a fine, new Visitors' centre, a special exhibition of Queen Victoria's visit, an illicit still hidden away in a cave and the opportunity to relax in the coffee shop or browse in the gift shop, all set in the natural outstanding beauty of Royal Deeside. About 7 miles west of Ballater.

Royal Lochnagar Distillery

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