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Balmoral & Braemar Tour

Grampian Escapes Tours Ltd

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Experience the beauty of the Royal Deeside with it's connections to the Monarchy and stunning scenery. From Aberdeen we will follow the river Dee to the gates of the Balmoral Estate. A visit to the new Duke of Rothsay Highland Games museum in Braemar and a stop at Ballater.

What You'll Get

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Stop At: Balmoral Castle, Ballater AB35 5TB Scotland

Balmoral Castle & Estate has been part of the Royal families beloved homes since the time of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert. We will follow the River Dee from Aberdeen to the entrance to Balmoral. You will have the opportunity to visit the Estate and listen to the stories from the staff who lived and worked here with the Audio Tour.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Braemar Gathering, Braemar AB35 5UH Scotland

Once you've walked around the grounds of Balmoral you will have worked up an appetite so we will continue our journey to Braemar for a bite of lunch and a stroll around Braemar. After lunch we will visit the newly opened Duke of Rothsay Highland Games Museum which tells the history of the Braemar Gathering and the tradition of the Highland Games.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ballater VisitScotland iCentre, Old Royal Station, Station Square, Ballater AB35 5QB Scotland

On our way back towards Aberdeen we will stop and visit the charming village of Ballater where you can visit the Old Royal Deeside Train Station which has been refurbished and enjoy cup of tea or coffee before we complete our tour in Aberdeen.

This tour does not include any refreshments or entry to attractions.

Balmoral Castle £11.50 and a £10.00 refundable deposit for the audio tour headset, Museum (TBC) and lunch is on average £15.00 per person.

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • Bottled water
  • WiFi on board

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entries & Tour fees
  • Entry/Admission - Balmoral Castle
  • Entry/Admission - The Braemar Gathering
  • Entry/Admission - Ballater VisitScotland iCentre

Departure Point
The Craftsman Company - Coffee & Ale House, 2 Guild St, Aberdeen AB11 6NE, UK

Departure Time
9:00 AM

7 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Grampian Escapes Tours Ltd in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

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The Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.