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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 beautiful Victorian village home to more than 1500 residents as well as an estimated 1000 visitors at the height of the summer. Ballater also has a large number of residents originally 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 and helpful! Email us at info@ballatercommunity.com with your queries, your photos, your news & your views!

Over New Year 2016, the River Dee burst its banks, with part of Ballater being affected by the floods. As a result, a small number of the area’s attractions, shops & places to eat may not be available during the early part of 2016, but Ballater & Royal Deeside are still very much open for business.

In addition, the Old Royal Station in Ballater’s Station Square was affected by a fire in May 2015. Plans are being developed for a new and improved Visitor Centre and Station Square, which is scheduled to open in late 2017.

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.

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Please Share!! Have you heard of a wedding "save the date"?? Well here's a Chiels, save the date, Sunday 26th June. How would you like to spend the day in the company of the Chiels on or around Lochnagar helping us fundraising?? WATCH THIS SPACE, INFO COMING VERY SOON!!!!!!!!!!

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Balmoral Estate is a real stronghold for the black grouse with over two hundred males counted at lek sites this season. Here's a short video of some of these fantastic birds in action on the Estate.

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Six musical weekends of workshops, sessions and ceilidhs. Supported by internationally renowned musicians such as legendary fiddler Paul Anderson and Old Blind Dog Jonny Hardie. The first event is in Ballater, Royal Deeside on 14th & 15th May. Full day of workshops £20 adults and £10 under 18s. To sign up visit www.deedonceilidhcollective.org.uk or contact megan@deedonceilidhcollective.org.uk. Alternatively, contact Joanna Whysall at The Deeside Inn on 01339 755413.

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