A tradition dating back centuries, the Braemar Gathering is the most famous Highland Games that takes place every September.
With Cairngorms National Park on the doorstep, there really is nowhere else to bag a munro or explore a natural trail.
From Braemar Castle to Kindrochit Castle, the surrounding area is rich in Scottish history, legends and stories.
Distilleries are located throughout Royal Deeside allowing you the opportunity to taste one of Scotland's most famous national products.
The River Dee offers first class salmon and sea trout fishing opportunities in the beautiful surroundings of the Cairngorms.
Braemar Golf Club holds the distinction of being the highest 18 hole course in Scotland at around 1,205 feet above sea level. The greens are among the finest in the area and while the course is relatively short, it is sure to test golfers of any standard.
Located just a short drive from the hotel. Glenshee Ski Centre is the largest ski resort in Scotland and extends over 3 valleys and 4 mountains. The variety of runs make it an ideal destination for novice skiiers while two advanced black runs will challenge more advanced skiiers.