Welcome to Balmoral

The Scottish holiday home to the Royal Family
2019 Opening

2019 Opening Details

In 2019 the grounds, gardens, exhibitions, gift shop and cafe will be open to the Public on a daily basis from Monday 1st April until Wednesday 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.

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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 from Saturday 1st April until Monday 31st July. Please click here to check availability and book online.



RunBalmoral is a festival of running, for people of all ages. Saturday 27th features the Stena Drilling Tartan 10K, the Conoco Phillips 5K, the Harrogate Spring Water Secondary School 2.5K and the MPH Primary School 1.5K races.

Sunday 28th April races include the Apollo Duathlon, Bristow Group 15 Mile Trail Race and the Bristow Group 3 Mile Trail Race.

Balmoral - a very special place

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 the Garbh Allt Shiel are available from late April until early November each year.

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

Special events

Special Events

Join us and enjoy a range of special activities in the grounds of Balmoral during the 2019 season.

Our first event will be held over the Easter Holiday - children can follow a series of clues to complete the hunt and get an Easter egg.

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