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One of the oldest in Scotland, the keep of Hallforest Castle was built in the 14th century. Located in Aberdeenshire, it is roughly 1.5 miles from Kintore. Hall Forest Castle, Castle of Hallforrest, and just plain Hallforrest are all alternate names for this remarkable structure. Views of Hallforest Castle, which is situated to the west of Kintore, can be had from the fields that surround Castle Farm. It is not in a very powerful or significant position, as it is located on a minor rise on an...

Braemar Castle
Braemar Castle

Braemar Holiday Accommodation Guide

Braemar Holiday Accommodation Guide providing the visitor the tools to find the holiday accommodation for their vacation. The village of Braemar is located in Aberdeenshire. The village of Braemar in Aberdeenshire is best known as the location of the largest and most renowned Highland Games. The Gathering is held during the first week of September each year. The Games of Braemar have a long history, dating back to approximately the year 1060, when King Malcolm Canmore visited the region for a hunting trip. He organised a great celebration at Doldencha and gave awards to those who performed impressive physical achievements. Fishing, hillwalking, and bird viewing are just some of the activities that can be enjoyed in this area, which also happens to be in a breathtaking setting in the middle of Cairngorms National Park. Skiing, snowboarding, and mountain biking are just few of the winter and summer sports that can be enjoyed at the Glenshee Ski Centre and the Lecht Ski Centre, which are both located in close proximity to one another and offer their services to winter and summer guests respectively. Residents and visitors alike can take advantage of the fantastic base that Braemar offers. Make reservations at this charming traditional house, which has preserved a good deal of its original charm. The cottage features two bedrooms, a family bathroom, a porch with a utility room, and an open plan kitchen and living area with a wood burning stove. The home is encircled by a lawned yard, and it features a patio space as well as a hot tub.

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The Cairngorm Mountains and the two highest peaks in the United Kingdom are located in the Grampian Mountains, which are located all around the hamlet and take up over half of the total land area of Scotland. The Grampian Mountains also include the Cairngorms. Discover some of the most breathtaking mountain landscapes and picture-perfect woodland settings that the Scottish Highlands have to offer.

Make a reservation at a charming bed & breakfast that is run very well and boasts an incredible setting right in the middle of the Cairngorms National Park and within walking distance of the Glenshee Ski Centre.

The hamlet and the lands immediately around it provide a fascinating glimpse into the past, and there are many historic landmarks in the immediate vicinity that can be explored. These include the remnants of the Kindrochit Castle as well as Braemar Castle, which dates back to the 17th century and has a colourful history. Braemar Castle can be found a quarter of a mile to the east of the town.

Find a substantial detached villa that sits on a bigger than typical corner plot and offers five en suite guest bedrooms, a guest lounge, dining room, and four bedrooms as a place to spend your vacation with a group of friends. This region offers the ideal starting point for excursions into the Cairngorms and the stunning surrounding countryside. There is a wide variety of outdoor activities available at Royal Deeside, including walking, climbing, cycling, fishing on the River Dee (permits are necessary), and more. Not only does Ballater provide a very warm welcome, but it also has a diverse selection of stores, cafes, and restaurants, including the well-known Rothesay Rooms.
The railway station is currently closed but is a popular visitor destination, highlighting the areas Royal links. The favoured summer palace of the British royal family, Balmoral, is only a few miles away. The picture-perfect village of Aboyne is only eight miles distant and features breathtaking hikes in addition to other conveniences.

An excellent walking and cycling path that leads directly into Aberdeen may be found on the former Deeside Railway line. Farm Cottage is a most nicely positioned property facing south-west and looking towards the mountains; guests can stay in this cottage. Skiing may be done at Glenshee, which is located in the Angus Glens, which are known for having some of the best hill walking in eastern Scotland. Lintrathen Loch, which is a nature reserve, as well as the adjoining Backwater Reservoir both offer opportunities for anglers to fish for trout. Both provide beautiful walks and opportunities to see birds. The breathtaking Reekie Linn Waterfall, located on the River Isla, and the Loch of Kinnordy Nature Reserve are both located in the vicinity as well. You may go trout fishing at the nearby Lintrathen Loch and the Backwater Reservoir, both of which are located in a nature reserve. Both provide beautiful walks and opportunities to see birds.

The breathtaking Reekie Linn Waterfall, located on the River Isla, and the Loch of Kinnordy Nature Reserve are both located in the vicinity as well.

There are several golf courses in the surrounding area, some of which are Alyth, Kirriemuir, and Forfar, in addition to the championship course at Rosemount, which is located close to Blairgowrie.

There are mainline train stations at Perth and Dundee and both cities are easily reachable. Additionally reachable are both Edinburgh and its airport, as well as Aberdeen, and there are direct flights departing from Dundee to London City.


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