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Old Royal Station

Old Station, Ballater, Scotland
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Ruined by fire a while ago, this place is in the process of a full restoration. However, at the... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2018
Robin P
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Tywyn, United Kingdom
Destroyed by fire.

This was authentic . Everything about it was original, and I can't imagine what it will be like... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
Liz S
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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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  • Average14%
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Sep 4, 2017
“Not long before the station reopens to visitors”
Apr 20, 2018
“Shame”
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Old Station, Ballater, Scotland
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

Ruined by fire a while ago, this place is in the process of a full restoration. However, at the moment an eyesore and no parking!!

Thank Robin P
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

This was authentic . Everything about it was original, and I can't imagine what it will be like after re-build. As far as I can see outside is going to look the same. Whether inside can be recreated, I don't know. Watch this space!

1  Thank Liz S
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Historic Royal VictorianStation, currently still undergoing refurbishment, enquiries in the locality suggest completion is hoped for in May of this year after several delays and poor weather

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

The station is still under wraps, with renovation work continuing, but a sign on the boards declares that they are on schedule, so hopefully not too long before they reopen.

Thank johnhouston2
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

The Old Royal Station was a listed building - until it had a major fire in 2015. As a listed building it is being faithfully restored to it's former glory and will open soon. The outside will remain the same but the interior will be...More

2  Thank Prestwood_Paul
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

This is now closed due to a fire last year. Last time we visited it really was not as good as on previous visits. Food and service was poor. Hope when it reopens, work is in progress it will be much improved.

Thank flemingmuir
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Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Don't make a trip for this site! It is under wraps while they rebuild. Ballater is a nice place to stay for day trips all around the Scottish highlands.

Thank Lilabeth P
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Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

Station being rebuilt as it burnt down. Not sure when it will be complete or look like. Wait and see I guess.

Thank sunseeker68_19
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Reviewed April 25, 2017

Visited the old railway station which had several shops including restaurant. Sadly damaged in fire but almost completed the renovation due at end of 2017.

Thank jamesrP8690QM
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Reviewed December 10, 2016

As mentioned in several reviews the Old Royal Station is being restored, but let me focus people to great little bike shop at this station. You can hire bikes (including e bikes) and then go a trail following a nice flat route along the rail...More

Thank Chris C
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