Welcome to Balmoral

The Scottish holiday home to the Royal Family
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Purchase your admission tickets in advance or choose from a range of exclusive Balmoral gifts, books, household goods, clothing, golfing items and a gift voucher for the safari tour.

2020 Opening

2020 Opening Details

In line with the latest Government advice from Holyrood and Westminster, and for the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff, the April reopening of Balmoral Castle will be delayed until further notice.

Safari Tour

Safari Tours

Travel in comfort in a Landrover Discovery as our experienced Ranger guides you through the manicured parkland and gardens before heading to the moors and mountains beyond.

Balmoral - a very special place

Holiday Cottages

Holiday Cottages

At Balmoral we have a range of three and four star holiday cottages available for rental.

Colt Cottages, Connachat Cottage, Karim Cottage and Rhebreck Lodge are available throughout the year while the Garbh Allt Shiel is available from late March until mid November each year.



Following UK and Scottish Government advice in respect of the current coronavirus pandemic, we must now cancel Run Balmoral 2020 which was due to be held at the end of April.

If you wish you can transfer your place to 2021 or receive a refund - please visit our website to select your preference.

Squirrel Cam

Squirrel Cam

At Balmoral we have some very special residents - our red squirrels.

The red squirrel is one of Scotland's favourite mammals but it is declining in numbers and classified as an endangered species. At Balmoral we are lucky to have several scurries of squirrels and you can watch them feeding.

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