Trail 3: Glenshee to Dinnet
Travelling through the Spittal of Glenshee you will experience breathtaking mountainous scenery. After passing the Glenshee Ski Centre you will reach Braemar, home to the highest 18-hole golf course in Scotland. You can’t miss Balmoral Castle, located in Crathie and on the road to Ballater – a magnificent and unspoiled part of Royal Deeside, surrounded by famous whisky distilleries and mountains and en-route to the small village of Dinnet on the eastern edge of the Cairngorms National Park.
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Braemar – Braemar in Royal Deeside is the highest and most mountainous parish in the UK. The village hosts the famous Braemar Gathering in September and is a place to relax and enjoy the great outdoors.
Ballater - Surrounded by famous whisky distilleries, ski facilities, castles and mountains, Ballater is the perfect place for exploring Royal Deeside, offering great accommodation, restaurants, activities and spectacular scenery.
Dinnet – Dinnet is a major attraction for walkers, wildlife enthusiasts, archaeologists and historians, and offers convenient access to the Muir of Dinnet and Glen Tanar Estate.