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Places to Eat

With countless restaurants all within walking distance, Ballater has some really fantastic culinary delights.

Places to Eat

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Places to Stay

With countless restaurants all within walking distance, Ballater has some really fantastic culinary delights.

Places to Stay

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Places to Visit

With so much to do in such Ballater, you'll want to scope out the options to plan your trip.

Places to Visit

WELCOME TO BALLATER!

Ballater is home to more than 1500 residents as well as an estimated 1000 visitors at the height of the summer in our beautiful Victorian village. Many of our residents originate from elsewhere in the UK and many other countries.

We hope that you will find the information on this website and the many links contained in it interesting & helpful! Email us at info@ballatercommunity.com with your queries, your photos, your news & your views!

Ballater is flourishing after renovations necessary because the River Dee burst its banks over New Year 2016. Almost all of our Bridge Street businesses have been rebuilt and are looking forward to a bright future! Here is our current map of the village centre.

The Old Royal Station in Ballater’s Station Square was affected by a fire in May 2015 but you will see that construction is in progress for a new and improved Visitor Centre and Station Square, scheduled to open in Spring 2018.

Many thanks to Kathleen Puddicombe, Deeside Images and many others for their kind permission to use their beautiful photographs of Ballater and the surrounding countryside – more photos are always on our FACEBOOK page, Ballater Community!
Events & information about Ballater and the area from Crathie to Dinnet can be found here and also at www.visitballater.com.

LATEST NEWS

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Ballater Community shared Balmoral Castle & Estate's post. ...

An exciting opportunity exists to work as a seasonal gardener during the summer at Balmoral Castle. For more information and to apply please visit our web-site at: www.balmoralcastle.com/careers.htm

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Ballater Community shared Aberdeenshire Council's post. ...

If you have a physical disability and live in Aberdeenshire we would appreciate it if you could take a few moments to complete a survey. The deadline for completed questionnaires is Tuesday, 9 February. Anyone wishing to complete the survey can do so at www.surveymonkey.com/r/PDAberdeenshire. Printed copies of the survey are available on request by calling Aberdeenshire Council on 03456 081206. For more information please click on the link bit.ly/2B26pBh

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This week's Headbangers' show on River Dee Radio looks back again at some of the ageing rock stars who became SEPTUAGENARIANS during 2017. Can they still cut the mustard? We play 10 fairly recent live performances. Are they still as good as they once were? You be the judge. Tune in at 8 pm on Thursday night and don't hesitate to text, phone (07860-686043), email (IanRStewart@Outlook.com) or post on the RDR Facebook page with your comments.

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Ballater Community shared Royal British Legion's photo. ...

You still have time to complete our social isolation survey. If you have a connection to the Armed Forces, we'd really appreciate you taking some time to complete the survey & share the link with anyone who also has a connection. It should take about 10 minute and you have until January 19th to share your views. ow.ly/1eqB30hzCFB

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Ballater Community shared Craigendarroch Country Club's post. ...

As part of your membership benefits, all LivingWell Club Members receive complimentary use of other LivingWell Health Clubs right across the UK!* *Terms & conditions apply. For more information on this and other member benefits please visit: www.livingwell.com/membership-benefits/ Photo courtesy of LivingWell at Double Tree Aberdeen Treetops.

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