Welcome to Balmoral

The Scottish holiday home to the Royal Family
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Purchase your admission tickets in advance or choose from a range of exclusive Balmoral gifts, books, household goods, clothing, golfing items and a gift voucher for the safari tour.

2020 Opening

2020 Opening Details

The grounds, gardens and exhibitions are currently closed to the Public – however the VIC / Post Office and Gate Shop are open daily. Our Coffee Pod will be available from 1st August.

Good To Go Certificate

We’re Good To Go

This accolade demonstrates that we are adhering to the new Government and public health guidance, have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment and the required processes in place.  

Something to enjoy just now

Holiday Cottages

Garden Tour

While we are closed we thought you might like to see what things look like at Balmoral.

Take a wander around the grounds and gardens during lockdown - please just click here to view a our video of a relaxing spring walk in the gardens and conservatory.

Safari Tour

Video Tour

To view a shortened version of 'My Dear Paradise' please click here.

The video includes a walk round Loch Muick, a climb up Lochnagar, the arrival of Her Majesty The Queen at the gates of Balmoral, a tour of Balmoral Estates and a visit to the world famous Braemar Gathering.

Squirrel Cam

Squirrel Cam

At Balmoral we have some very special residents - our red squirrels.

The red squirrel is one of Scotland's favourite mammals but it is declining in numbers and classified as an endangered species. At Balmoral we are lucky to have several scurries of squirrels and you can watch them feeding.

Balmoral - a very special place

Holiday Cottages

Holiday Cottages

At Balmoral we have a range of three and four star holiday cottages available for rental.

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

Safari Tour

Safari Tours

Unfortunately our safari tours are not available at the present time.

However please click here to view a short video showing the scenery and wildlife you may view on a safari tour at Balmoral. When bookings resume we will upload details to our website so please check again soon.

Salmon Fishing

Salmon Fishing

Unfortunately our salmon fishing is not available at the present time.

The River Dee normally offers some of the finest fishing in Scotland and the three Balmoral Beats are located on the South Bank of the river, stretching from The Brig O' Dee (near Braemar) down to Dalliefour (near Ballater).

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