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Balmoral Castle and Estate, Aberdeenshire


  • Located in Ballater, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland
  • The Estates Office, Balmoral, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5TB
  • Telephone: (013397) 42534
  • Royal estate within Deeside Lochnagar NSA which, in turn, is within Cairngorms National Park
  • As a result of its location, this is often referred to as 'Royal Deeside'
  • 50,000 acres bought in 1848. The area is famous for the remnants of the vast native Caledonian Pine Forest that once covered this part of Scotland
  • 'The grounds, gardens and exhibitions' are open to the public at specific times during the year. Check the Balmoral website for details, link provided

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www.balmoralcastle.com
Balmoral Castle and Estate, Aberdeenshire


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