Things to see and do - Ballater
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Ballater Hotel tips
The Fife Arms Hotel from65 £Book
Ballater Travel guide
Ballater : Michelin's recommendations
This little Deeside town developed as a spa in the 18C and became a railway terminus in 1863. It is a lively resort in summer with the Highland Games and its unique hill race up to Craig Coillich.
Tourist attractions Ballater : Things to see and do
GB - Balmoral AB35 5QT
The summer residence of the Royal Family; there is an exhibition in the ballroom relating a century of royal life on the banks of the Dee.
GB - Braemar AB35 5XR
This fortified, L-shaped house, slightly back from the road, was built as a hunting lodge in 1628. It was burned down by Farquharson of Inverey, an ancestor of the present owners, rebuilt and reinforced by the addition of a star-shaped curtain wall a..
Braemar Road GB - Ballater AB35 5XA
In the Cairngorms National Park, this luxurious country house is 8 miles from Balmoral Castle and has a swimming pool, a beauty spa, gym and tennis court. Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Craigendaroch Suites also has a squash court, sauna and steam r..
Mar Road GB - Braemar AB35 5YL
Built as a hunting lodge in the 19th century by the Duke of Fife, the Fife Arms Hotel offers en suite rooms with up-to-date décor and baths. The building retains many period features and the lounge has a magnificent open fire with the original coat ..