Out & About ON Royal Deeside.......

Ballater, Royal Deeside:  Renowned for its royal connections, Ballater lies between the meandering River Dee and the steep cliffs of Craigendarroch. An excellent network of paths and tracks lead out of the town, providing a variety of routes to cater for all abilities. Ballater is a beautiful and lively town in the heart of Royal Deeside. Midway between the sea at Aberdeen and the mountains of the Cairngorms National Park.


View toward the Cairngorms Mountain range

There is much to see and do in this most unspoiled corner of Scotland. Amongst the historical and leisure pursuits there is also plenty for children to get up to in the nearby area.

Ballater Old Railway Station seen from Balfluig feature room

Also available there's....

Mountain Biking, Fishing, Shooting, 4x4 Off Road Driving, Thainstone Sunday Market & Car Boot sale to list a few.
Or you can forget about the energetic activities and take in the historical sights across the region with the recently restored Royal Station just across the road from your accommodation you can find out about the old Deeside Railway.
The station is also the home for the local tourist information, who will be more then happy to give you plenty of information on the wonders of Royal Deeside and its many tourists attractions.