Welcome to Balmoral
The Scottish holiday home to the Royal Family

Set amongst the magnificent scenery of Royal Deeside, in the shadows of Lochnagar is the Balmoral Estate.Balmoral Castle

In her journals Queen Victoria described Balmoral as "my dear paradise in the Highlands" - we hope you will feel the same way about Balmoral once you have visited this most special place.

Richard R Gledson
Resident Factor, Balmoral Estates

2015 opening times

The grounds, gardens and exhibitions are now open on a daily basis until Sunday 2nd August. 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. approximately.

A safari tour at Balmoral. . .

Accompany one of our guides on a fascinating tour of Balmoral Estate. The safari tour takes you through the manicured parkland and gardens in front of Balmoral Castle. You then travel through the Estate farm to enter the old Caledonian Pine Forest. This is one of the country's most important habitats and home to the elusive capercaillie.

Book now for June and July - £60 per person, which includes admission to the grounds, gardens and exhibitions.

Safari Tour

A special date for your diary . . .

The BBC Antiques Roadshow will be visiting Balmoral on Thursday 30th July

Antiques Roadshow

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