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Balmoral Castle

1,456 Reviews

Balmoral Castle

1,456 Reviews
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Dunnottar Castle and Royal Deeside Small-Group Tour from Aberdeen
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Dunnottar Castle and Royal Deeside Small-Group Tour from Aberdeen

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Combine the majestic heights of Royal Deeside with the epic cliff-top site of Dunnottar Castle. <br><br>For almost 150 years, the British royal family have travelled to the River Dee for their holidays.<br><br>With almost unlimited cash and resources, why do they always come here?<br><br>We think there’s an easy answer.<br><br>This area encapsulates everything everyone loves about Scotland. You find grand castles enclosed by pine forests. You look up at the highest plateau in Britain in the Cairngorms National Park. And there’s enough nearby distilleries to satisfy any royal event.<br><br>So, who wouldn’t want to escape to the fresh air of this location?<br><br>On this tour, we combine her Majesty’s favourite holiday spot with a trip to Dunnottar Castle, one of the most historically important and visually arresting sights in Scotland.<br><br>Hop aboard this tour, see an epic castle, and discover whether you have the same taste as the royals.
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Unknown wrote a review Aug 2020
Telford, United Kingdom84 contributions6 helpful votes
We understood why the grounds were closed however we could only see the gates which it didn’t explain on the website! On the other hand we saw a red squirrel which was great to see!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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MGML wrote a review May 2020
Inverness, United Kingdom155 contributions45 helpful votes
I loved going here. We did the Land Rover tour to see the grounds and it was amazing. Even got to take my dog with us. Walked around the grounds which were lovely. Have a nice cafe and wee shop to buy things as well. I would go back given the chance.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Graham1986 wrote a review Mar 2020
Dundee, United Kingdom71 contributions29 helpful votes
My husband and I stayed in one of the gorgeous holiday rental cottages on the Estate to celebrate our wedding anniversary on the 29th of February. It was absolutely stunning and we loved every moment of it. Thank you Balmoral!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Mariai wrote a review Jan 2020
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Visited the castle with friends. Ooh the huge trees in the forest, the blue waters in the river, the details in and outside the castle and the lovely gardens. Even the road there and out of there is wonderful! No wonder Queen Victoria loved this place. I loved it: especially the huge and colorful rhododendrons by the river.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Katie W wrote a review Jan 2020
Chicago, Illinois21 contributions4 helpful votes
I visited Balmoral with my parents on a recent trip. The grounds are beautiful and it was a nice to have a relaxed stroll through the gardens and wooded areas. There is a beautiful area to the left of castle where you can sit along the river. We were only able to view the ballroom inside the castle but it was interesting. The real draw is the outdoor scenery. Would recommend going in the morning before the tours arrive.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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