Welcome to Balmoral

Balmoral Castle is currently closed to the public but will open for guided tours on Saturday 15th October 2022.   However the Main Gate Gift Shop will be open during August and September so you can pop in to purchase a Balmoral gift if passing by.

You can also plan ahead and purchase your tickets for the guided tours. We would suggest that tickets are purchased in advance as spaces are limited - please click here to book and pay online.

You may also wish to sign up to our mailing list to receive details about opening times, holiday cottages, expedition tours, salmon fishing and special offers.

2022 Opening

2022 Opening Details

Balmoral is closed to the Public during August, September and early October. However our guided tours will be available on specific dates from from 15th October until late December this year.

Limited Edition Gin

Limited Edition Gin

This limited edition Ballochbuie Gin celebrates the Platinum Jubilee, with only 222 bottles produced. This is a unique distillation and will only be available from our gift shop and online shop.

Online Gift Shop

Online Gift Shop

View and purchase gifts from our new Balmoral Blue range - an exclusive tweed inspired by the colours at Balmoral and the River Dee. Selection includes Leather Guild and Johnsons of Elgin products.

 

Balmoral - a very special place

Holiday Cottages

Holiday Cottages

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

Choose from Colt Cottages, Connachat Cottage, Garbh Allt Shiel, Karim Cottage, Knocks Cottage, Rhebreck Lodge, Sterinbeg Cottage and Tigh na Garaidh Cottage. Enjoy a relaxing week in one of these wonderful properties.

Balmoral Expedition Tour

Balmoral Expedition Tour

The Balmoral Expedition Tour is a wonderful experience for you to enjoy as a social household bubble (one ticket covers an exclusive tour for a maximum of five guests).

The Expedition Tours will resume again in late October and will be available on weekdays only until mid December this year.

Squirrel Cam

Squirrel Cam

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

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

 

 
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