Welcome to Balmoral

The Scottish holiday home to the Royal Family
Plan your visit

Plan your visit 2017

In 2017 the grounds, gardens, exhibitions, gift shop and cafe will be open to the Public on a daily basis from Saturday 1st April until Monday 31st July.  

Opening times are from 10.00 a.m. until 5.00 p.m. However please note that the last recommended admission is at 4.30 p.m.

Holiday Cottages

Holiday Cottages

At Balmoral we have a range of holiday cottages available for rental.

Colt Cottages, Connachat Cottage, Karim Cottage and Rhebreck Lodge are available throughout the year while Alltnaguibhsaich Lodge and the Garbh Allt Shiel are available from late April until early November each year.


RunBalmoral 2017

RunBalmoral is a festival of running, for people of all ages. Saturday22nd April features the Stena Drilling Tartan 10K, the Conoco Phillips 5K, the Kongsberg Maritime 2.5K and the MPH 1.5K races.

Sunday 23rd April races include the Apollo Duathlon, TRAC 15 Mile Trail Race and the TRAC Wee Trail Race.

Balmoral - a very special place

Safari Tours

Safari Tours

Travel in comfort in a Landrover Discovery as our experienced Ranger guides you through the manicured parkland and gardens of Balmoral before heading to the moors and mountains beyond.

Available daily from Saturday 1st April until Monday 31st July 2017 with a choice of either morning or afternoon tours.

Online Shop

Online Shop

Purchase your admission tickets in advance or choose from a wide range of gifts, books, household goods, clothing, golfing items and even a gift voucher for the safari tour.

UK shipping is just £4.95 per order and we will advise shipping options for international orders.

Special events


Would you like to play the stunning nine hole / eighteen tee golf course at Balmoral Castle?

We have a limited number of dates / tee times available this season for up to four players per tee time with admission to the grounds and gardens included. Exclusive corporate days also available.

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