Places to Shop

From Art Galleries to Toy Shops in Ballater, Royal Deeside!.

Places to Eat

Restaurant, Cafes and Bars in Ballater, Royal Deeside.

Places to Go

Activities, Events and Estates in and around Ballater, Royal Deeside.


Victoria Week, The Ballater Highland Games, Royal Deeside Golf Week & more!


Community Services, Website Design, Business Services, History & Genealogy, Ballater Eagle, Notice Board and Links.


Welcome to Ballater

A picturesque ‘Victorian’ village in the heart of Royal Deeside, Scotland! Ballater is surrounded the glorious countryside including Craigendarroch hill, the Dee River, and is located in the Cairngorms National Park. Ballater is 43 miles (69 km) west of Aberdeen and 8 miles (13 km) from Balmoral Castle.

Ballater is renowned for its royal connections and has many shops and businesses displaying the Royal warrants of the Queen and Prince Charles.

This website was launched in 2007 and is sponsored by the Ballater Business Association which works with businesses from Dinnet to Inver along the River Dee. Our membership has increased to more than 80 businesses with details of all the members displayed on three major notice board locations in the centre of Ballater.

We have links to sites with weather information, maps, history, special events and more! The members of the Ballater Business Association welcome you to Ballater!