Surrounded by wonderful wooded scenery the delightful village of Braemar is set between the Cairngorm and Grampian mountain ranges, and is perfect for a relaxing treat with the opportunity to explore local places of interest. On this break we visit the granite city of Aberdeen as well as Ballindalloch Castle – the ‘Pearl of the North’.
Join us on an excursion to Aberdeen, the capital of the Grampian Highlands. With its sparkling granite buildings, the city has an enchanting skyline, and the old town has a magical air of time gone by.
Journey into the beautiful Spey Valley and Whisky Country! We visit fascinating Speyside Cooperage for an insight into the ancient art of whisky cast making and go on to magnificent Ballindalloch Castle, the ‘Pearl of the North’. First and foremost a much-loved family home, Ballindalloch is a welcoming castle set in spectacular surroundings and filled with family memorabilia and fine historic treasures.
The Invercauld Arms Hotel is an important 'landmark' on the edge of the delightful Highland village of Braemar, world famous for the Highland Games and the strong connections with Royal Deeside. This charming hotel offers the perfect base for touring the highlands.
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
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