Braemar lies in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Surrounded by mountains on all sides, it can still be easily accessed.
Download the Braemar Visitors Guide and Map for more details of the locations.
By car from Aberdeen
Follow the signs for Deeside and Braemar west on the A93.
By car from Edinburgh
From Edinburgh follow signs for the A90 and the Forth Road Bridge. The A90 will turn into the M90, which should be left at junction 11 (Perth). At Perth follow the signs for the A93 to Braemar. Braemar is 33miles (50km) from Blairgowrie and 10 miles (16km) after Glenshee ski area.
By car from Glasgow
From Glasgow follow the M8 east, taking junction 13 onto the M90, signposted Stirling. Stay on the M90, which will merge with the M9 at Stirling. The M9 will then become the A9 just outside Perth. At Perth follow the signs for the A93 to Braemar. Braemar is 33miles (50km) from Blairgowrie and 10 miles (16km) after Glenshee ski area.
There is a bus service ( Stagecoach service 201 ) from Aberdeen to Braemar.
The most convenient airports for Braemar are Aberdeen airport 62 miles (100 km) and Edinburgh airport 93 miles (150km).