In 2018 the grounds, gardens, exhibitions, gift shop and coffee shop at Balmoral will be open to the Public on a daily basis from Friday 30th March until Tuesday 31st July. Opening times are from 10am until 5pm; however, please note that the last recommended admission is at 430pm approximately. Admission charges include parking, access to the formal and vegetable gardens, the exhibitions in the stable area and largest room in the Castle, the Ballroom. Please note that all other rooms within the Castle are not available to the public as these are Her Majesty The Queen's private rooms.
Situated in a beautiful glen at the heart of Royal Deeside and within the spectacular Cairngorms National Park, Glen Tanar Estate offers some of Scotland’s most stunning scenery. No matter how you like to unwind and relax our cottages are an ideal place to start. We have a diverse range of luxury accommodation to choose from sleeping 2–11 people. We have a number of outdoor activities available from trout fishing on our privately stocked loch, Salmon fishing on the River Dee, Land Rover Safaris with an experienced guide and Deer stalking with our gamekeepers.
Glenmuick Estate is a traditional Sporting Estate situated in the heart of Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms National Park, surrounded by some of Scotland’s most beautiful scenery. The large holiday home extends to approximately 14,000 acres filled with wildlife and epic landscapes that make Scotland such a truly special place. Managed carefully to enhance its biodiversity and conserve the habitat for all its wild inhabitants, Glenmuick Estate is proud to have a thriving population of Red Squirrels and Black Game as well as a healthy population of Red and Roe deer, Grouse, Salmon and Sea Trout.
Invercauld Estate is located in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Managed by the Farquharson family for many centuries, the Estate extends to 200 square miles of spectacular scenery and is cared for with great respect for the natural environment and to provide employment in the local community. We run two self-catering holiday houses near Braemar, together with Braemar Caravan Park. There are numerous opportunities to walk on the Estate and enjoy some of the country's finest scenery with the chance to see eagles, red squirrels, ptarmigan, black grouse and both red and roe deer.