2019 Special Events

Join us and enjoy special activities in the grounds of Balmoral
 

Details for 2019 special events are currently as follows:-

Rangers Walk
Every Wednesday at 2.00 p.m. (April to July)
Join the Ranger for a guided walk around the grounds of Balmoral to see some amazing views and hear some fascinating facts. easy walking with some rough paths and gradual inclines. The walks lasts one and a half to two hours. There is no charge for the guided tour - however the Estate admission fee must be paid. Places are limited - to book your place visit the Carriage Hall Exhibition and collect your ticket.

Easter Egg Hunt
Friday 19th until Monday 22nd April
Family fun around the grounds.   Follow a series of clues, complete the hunt and get an Easter egg.

RunBalmoral
Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April
8,000 people descend on Balmoral for a festival of running.   For more information visit www.runbalmoral.com

Land Rover Gathering and Land Rover Self Drive
Saturday 4th May
In it’s second year, bring your Land Rover to the Gathering at Balmoral and get exclusive parking inside the castle grounds.   You can also join our Land Rover self drive around the estate.   Tours last approximately three hours and start at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m.    Book now to avoid disappointment.

4x4 Self Drive
Sunday 5th May
Sign up on our website to join our 4x4 self drive guided drive around the estate.   Tours last approximately three hours and start at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m.    Book now to avoid disappointment.

Victorian Vehicle Pageant
Saturday 11th May
Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth and in association with Grampian Transport Museum a pageant of vehicles from the local area that would have been used or seen by Queen Victoria.

Jumbo Rides
Saturday 11th May
All aboard for a ride around the grounds in our specially converted Land Rover, known as the Jumbo!

Pipe Band
Saturday 25th May at 12.00 noon and 2.00 p.m.
Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth, we have 15 + pipers and drummers.   With the lead piper being a descendant of Angus Mackay, who was Queen Victoria’s first Piper.

Jumbo Rides
Saturday 25th May
All aboard for a ride around the grounds in our specially converted Land Rover, known as the Jumbo!

Birds of Prey
Sunday 2nd June from 11.00 a.m. until 4.00 p.m.
Come see some wonderful birds of prey up close and personal.

Jumbo Rides
Saturday 8th June
All aboard for a ride around the grounds in our specially converted Land Rover, known as the Jumbo!

Ask a Ghillie
Saturday 15th June
Watch Highland Ponies in action and find out what a year is like in the life of a gamekeeper.

Jumbo Rides
Saturday 22nd June
All aboard for a ride around the grounds in our specially converted Land Rover, known as the Jumbo!

Scotch College Pipe Band
Friday 28th June at 12.00 noon
This pipe band and highland dancers have travelled from Adelaide in Australia to perform at Balmoral.

Teddy Bears Picnic
Saturday 29th June
In association with a Bear Names Buttony Charity.   Children welcome to bring their teddy bear for stories and fun with local story tellers.

Guided Cairns Walk
Sunday 30th June at 2.00 p.m.
Explore some of the hidden statues, monuments and cairns on the estate with our knowledgeable guide.   Booking advisable.   2 ½ hours of gentle walking.

Garden Tour
Saturday 6th July at 11.00 a.m., 1.00 p.m. and 3.00 p.m.
Join one of the Balmoral Gardeners for a guided tour of the gardens.

4x4 Self Drive
Sunday 6th and Sunday 7th July
Sign up on our website to join our 4x4 self drive guided drive around the estate.   Tours last approximately three hours and start at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m.    Book now to avoid disappointment.

Birds of Prey
Sunday 13th July from 11.00 a.m. until 4.00 p.m.
Come see some wonderful birds of prey up close and personal.

Outdoor Theatre Event – Much Ado About Nothing
Saturday 20th July at 7.00 p.m.
The Three Inch Fools are a troupe od actors equipped with all manner of musical instruments performing a highly imaginative and vibrantly musical take on Shakespeare’s plays.   Purchase tickets in advance through our online shop.

What's On Event List

You can also view the Hilton Grand Vacations at Craigendarroch What's On Event List for the month by clicking here.

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