Welcome to Balmoral Castle & Estate
Balmoral Castle has been the Scottish home of the Royal Family since it was purchased for Queen Victoria by Prince Albert in 1852, having been first leased in 1848.
This year the grounds, gardens and exhibitions at Balmoral will open to the Public daily until Wednesday 16th August and you can now book your tickets online.
Now open daily from 1000 to 1700 until 16th August 2023
Book your Tickets
Online bookings include the audio handset tour as a complimentary upgrade
Book now to see Robin Hood
on Thursday 6th July 2023
Pony Stud Tours
It is now possible to book a fantastic tour of the Balmoral Highland Pony Stud
View our calendar of special events for the coming season
It is now possible to book Expedition Tours for through to early August
The Royal Family
View details for The King, The Queen and The Royal Family
Queen Elizabeth II
The late Queen Elizabeth was the longest serving British monarch in history
At Balmoral we have some very special residents - our red squirrels.