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Balmoral is the Scottish home of the British Royal Family. The Castle Ballroom, gardens and exhibitions are open from the 29th March until the 31st July. Visitors are able to view the Castle Ballroom, the largest room in the Castle, used for a...more
All reviews audio tour open to the public grounds are beautiful royal residence limited access queen victoria her majesty ticket office gift shop land rover ball room summer residence summer home private home worth a visit lovely visit red squirrels
It's one of the best place to visit in Scotland,nice location, beautiful castle, historical places, bcoz all the royal family visiting every year, nice car parking, greenhouse nice too and some gifts shop,
I highly recommend adding this beautiful place to your list of places to go! We decided to do the walk along the river that led us to the castle. It was very beautiful! If you like history you'll love this place! It is very informative!...More
I love this walk which takes you around the Cairns that were built by Queen Victoria. It's a 1334 ft climb and it was quite snowy but well worth the walk especially when you reach some of the great views you can see as you...More
Thank you George
A chance to travel deep into the estate and experience the highlands.
George had a huge knowledge base covering history, events and wildlife. An honest exposition of the life and times of the Balmoral estate.
We were so lucky to see a...More
The tour of Balmoral castle (which is not cheap) is overall a poor value for money.
The tour guides, however, are passionate and do their best, so their efforts are truly appreciated. Visitors do not actually have access to the castle, which is understandable as...More
If you have an interest in the Royal family, History or Castles, this is a must visit. You are free to walk the gardens which are massive and go into one small part of the castle. Loads of History here and very beautiful. Great for...More
We had such a lovely visit to Balmoral Castle. The audio guides were very nice to have and we enjoyed walking the grounds, even as it began to snow! Being from Texas and not seeing much snow, we were so excited about it! I loved...More
I really wanted to give to give this 5 out of 5, but 4 it is I felt the tour fell a little short on others we have done within Aberdeenshire. £15 for the winter tour gives you a tour guide lasting about 60 mins,...More
Our small walking group decided to visit Balmoral, and it surpassed our expectations. First, the price was reasonable and staff cordial. Second, the house and grounds were very pleasant and welcoming; I think we had feared it might be quite stuffy and restrictive. The small...More
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It is not possible to see Balmoral Castle from the road, bridge or car park. You could try swimming across a very fast flowing river with rapids but wouldn't recommend it!!!! The entrance fee is a little expensive for just... More
It is not possible to see Balmoral Castle from the road, bridge or car park. You could try swimming across a very fast flowing river with rapids but wouldn't recommend it!!!! The entrance fee is a little expensive for just the Gardens and the ballroom but it is worth seeing. If you don't want to pay the entrance fee buy a postcard. That's it really!!