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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 a village rich in history and is home to more than 1500 residents as well as an estimated 1000 visitors at the height of the summer. Many residents can trace their family history back 100s of years in the Deeside area. Ballater also has a large number of residents originally from elsewhere in the UK and many other countries. At one time, there was a sign in the Ballater Post Office that said, “I may not have been born in Scotland but I got here as soon as I could!” and that is so true for many who live here! Regardless of our origins, Ballater is home and whether you are a resident of Ballater, born & bred; an “Incomer” (or the more politically correct “Newcomer”), or one of our many visitors… we hope that you will find the information on this website and the many links contained in it interesting and helpful! Email us at info@ballatercommunity.com with your queries, your photos, your news & your views!

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 Food & Fiddle Fortnight in Royal Deeside's event. ...

Guided Land Rover Safari around Glen Tanar Estate with a venison BBQ lunch at Etnach. Bookings Essential £65pp. (013398) 86451 Robyn.McPherson@glentanar.co.uk

Land Rover Safari and Venison BBQ Lunch

October 4, 2015, 10:30am - October 4, 2015, 2:30pm

Glen Tanar Estate

Guided Land Rover Safari around Glen Tanar Estate with a venison BBQ lunch at Etnach. Bookings Essential £65pp. (013398) 86451 Robyn.McPherson@glentanar.co.uk

2 hours ago

Tickets available online: www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/ELJLEM ...

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There will be a Highland Hustle class with a twist of ceilidh on Friday 11th September in the Albert Hall Ballater at 7pm. Class will be £5 with all money donated, tell your family and friends, children welcome, no experience needed, please share the posts and spread the word! If you can't make it you can donate to Fiona's just giving page at www.just giving.com/Fiona-Reid ...

Right ladies I've decided to join Highland Hustle founder Gillian Urquhart and Lorraine Kelly in her 24 hour ceilidh to raise funds for the STV appeal So there will be a Highland Hustle class with a twist of ceilidh on Friday 11th September in the Albert Hall Ballater at 7pm Class will be £5 with all money donated, tell your family and friends, children welcome, no experience needed, please share the posts and spread the word!! If you can't make it you can donate to my just giving page at www.just giving.com/Fiona-Reid

9 hours ago

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Ballater Community shared Victoria and Albert Halls, Ballater's . ...

Here is next week's events schedule, Monday Aug. 31st - Sep. 6th, which is displayed outside each of the Halls. If you have any questions about any event, please message the Halls here or email the website. If you have a booking during the week and did not receive the email on Friday, please email the Halls.

2 days ago

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Ballater Community shared Ballater Farmers Market's post. ...

The sun is out, the food is looking great! 10-2pm today!

4 days ago

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Business Directory

A list of all the notable businesses within Ballater and the surrounding area, provided with contact details.

 

 

 

 

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History

Learn about the area, and the people who made it what it is today. Ballater has a rich and diverse history making it the booming tourist town that it is today.

 

 

 

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Featured Events

With so much going on in the community you’ll need a way to keep track! Check out our events calendar to find out whats going on. We add new events all the time so keep checking back for updates.

 

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Check our notice board for any miscellaneous information, jobs etc. that you may need to know. You can also send a notice to us if you would like it to go on the website.

 

 

 

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