2016 Winter Guided Tours

Join our winter guided tour of the grounds, gardens and exhibitions

During August, September and October the grounds, gardens and exhibitions are closed to the Public as The Royal Family are in residence.

However we are pleased to confirm that winter guided tours will be available on the following dates this year:-

Saturday 29th October
Wednesday 2nd November
Wednesday 9th November
Wednesday 16th November
Saturday 19th November
Wednesday 23rd November
Saturday 26th November
Wednesday 30th November
Saturday 3rd December
Wednesday 7th December
Saturday 10th December
Wednesday 14th December

Balmoral Castle

There is no need to purchase tickets in advance – they can be purchased on arrival at Balmoral on the day.  

Admission charges for the winter guided tours will be as follows:-

Adults - £12.00
Seniors / Students - £11.00
Children (5 to 16 years) - £5.00

The guided tour lasts approximately one hour and afterwards you can visit the gift shop and enjoy tea or coffee with shortbread. Tours will be available at 11.00 a.m., 12.00 noon, 1.00 p.m. and the final tour will depart at 2.00 p.m.

It is best to arrive a little before the tour start time.

Free parking is available in the car parks at Crathie, next to the A93. From there it is just a short walk to the main gates of Balmoral where you will find the admissions desk. You can then walk up or take the trailer ride up to the Coffee Shop where the tours start.