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Chair lift

Really enjoyed this - great views and fresh air. One child is scared of heights and he did it ok... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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Exciting trip up to the top

Stopped here for a few hours to see the views of the mountains. Well worth the trip up on the cable... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Cairnwell, Braemar AB35 5XU, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Arrived here with husband and small dog for a snack and we were made very welcome by the two young.men behind the counter. I had a sausage roll and husband a tasty sandwich and the guy brought biscuits and water for our dog. Lovely comfy...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this - great views and fresh air. One child is scared of heights and he did it ok and think this will have helped a wee bit. This is worth a visit for sure

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank derekw23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

CAFE REVIEW We often stop at Glenshee for a coffee or snack en route elsewhere, and it is normally quite a busy stopping point all year round. No frills of course, as it is geared to skiers, but usually good enough. On this visit, not...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Larsonsmummy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic service at tea at the shee. Young gentleman working in the cafe was extremely helpful and brought a bowl of water out straight away for our dog. So nice to be able to go somewhere dog friendly, and with 5 star service. Perfect, thank...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank scottishtea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a few hours to see the views of the mountains. Well worth the trip up on the cable car was a bit of fun (if a little expensive), but the views from the top are incredible. Not far from Braemar and could...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank wannah09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simple food but very tasty and the staff were very pleasant. The restaurant is licensed too. I would recommend stopping here.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank anne120602
Reviewed May 28, 2019

Fantastic visit including a trip up to the Cairnwell summit on the chairlift and then down by all terrain vehicle due to bad weather, followed by a visit to the cafe. Special thanks to Keith for being proactive in providing us with advice on the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Carys_Paul
Reviewed May 26, 2019

Stopped at the Cafe for Cake & Tea. The Cake was a little dry but tasty & tea fine, but the highlight was the Chair lift £10 (£8 concession) up & down & what an experience for a pair of old ‘uns! They slow the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019

Went for snow, only found a small patch, enough for the fun with my daugther. Got to rest at the Tea @ The Shee lodge and found a most pleasant and funny host. The lads working there are exquisit, the lady in the kitchen prepare...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jose Ricardo P
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

A good place to stop and enjoy decent cooked food or a lovely chocolate orange scone (lots of other amazing cakes and goodies available!!) Views are magnificent, as you’d expect and the lads who work there are the friendliest and funniest hosts - lead by...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Peter B
January 27, 2019|
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Response from Angela L | Reviewed this property |
Hello - I am pretty sure you can. When we were there it was summer and there were families going up and down. Hoe this helps.
January 7, 2019|
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Response from Lorraine M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure,better to contact the centre
October 27, 2018|
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Response from Exploress1 | Reviewed this property |
I was there February this year and it was ideal condition for skiing and the road was ploughed. Generally, watch out for snow gate closures and you should be fine. You can go on braemarscotland website to see the snow gate... More