THE GREAT OUTDOORS
Royal Deeside is famous for outdor sports such as fishing and shooting
and these are available by seperate arrangement.
Balmoral Castle, the home of the Royal Family during the summer,
and their place of worship, Crathie Kirk, are only eight miles away.
Monaltrie House is situated within the Cairgorns National Park,
where there is great climbing, hiking and skiing to be had.
This is an area of outstanding natural beauty that is rich in history.
Castles and fortfied houses are to found in several nearby locations
It is here that Macbeth was defeated by Malcolm Cranmore who
later initiated the games, the direct descendant of which is the
world famous Braemar Gathering and Highland Games held
each September in nearby Braemar
Shooting by arrangement
Fishing on the River Dee by arrangement
Balmoral Castle (open to the public from Easter to end July) 8 Miles
Crathie Kirk 8 Miles
Local cycle hire with many trails to explore
Cairngorms National Park for Lochnagar, walking, hiking, climbing and skiing
Braemar Highland Games every September
Independant and specialist shops and restaurants in the Victorian town of Ballater
Ballater Victoria Week (early August)
Ballater Golf Course
Royal Lochnagar Distillery
Monaltrie House are happy to help you
with your required sporting arrangements from our
recommended local organisers.