Whether you want to wander around an open-air museum or castle, take a tipple on a distillery tour, pet wild animals roaming freely or ride a rollercoaster, you can! Explore the historical cairns erected by the Royal Family on the Balmoral Estate on this superb circuit, with great views over Deeside and Balmoral Castle itself. Britain's largest National Park, the Cairngorms are the most extensive range of high mountains in the UK, with a vast, tundra-like wilderness plateau, girt with magnificent corries, at the heart of the region. Munros are mountains in Scotland that are at least 3,000 feet high (approximately 914 metres) and are named after Sir Hugh Thomas Munro, (1856-1919) who was the first to publish a list of all the mountains of this type in the Journal of the Scottish Mountaineering Club in 1891. Princes Albert’s Scottish pyramid is located in the Cairngorms. $47.42 per adult. Popular: Booked by 118 travelers! A fair and leisurely hike through the Balmoral Estate in Aberdeenshire will take you to the landmarks. $51.60 per adult. Tucked away in the Cairngorms National Park this quaint wee place is a popular base for lovers of the great outdoors. • Highlands Cairngorms is a high country park. 21 reviews. The Cairngorms National Park was established in 2003, and later extended in 2010. Bag a Munro. Just a short drive from the Crathie car park is the picturesque village of Braemar. Cairngorms National Park and Speyside Whisky Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness. Cairngorms National Park. This walk is not advised when the Royal Family is in residence; at all times the privacy of those living at the Castle and estate houses should be respected. 14 reviews. If you want to observe the northern lights from the Cairngorms after days of outdoor exploration, Aviemore is a good starting point. Prince Albert's Cairn (1862), Balmoral Castle Estate, Crathie, Nr Ballater, Royal Deeside, Cairngorms National Park, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK. If you are looking for a hassle-free trip, check to see whether the Queen is currently occupying the estate. Quick View. Earlier this year, The Fife Arms Hotel opened it's doors in Braemar to a huge response. Cairngorms National Park (Scottish Gaelic: Pàirc Nàiseanta a' Mhonaidh Ruaidh) is a national park in northeast Scotland, established in 2003.It was the second of two national parks established by the Scottish Parliament, after Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, which was set up in 2002.The park covers the Cairngorms range of mountains, and surrounding hills. More info. The route is not waymarked and so requires careful navigation. Not only are four of Scotland’s five highest peaks in the park but more than a third of its total area is above 2,625 feet (800 meters). What makes the Cairngorms National Park so unique is that, while being full of wild spaces, it’s also crammed with amazing attractions to visit, many of which are award-winning. Dunnottar Castle and Royal Deeside Small-Group Tour from Aberdeen. It is our largest national park – almost twice the size of the Lake District – and is home to four of the five highest mountains in Britain. It contains six of the UK’s highest mountains, as well as lakes, forest, lochs, and even beaches! This amazing pyramid was built in memory of Prince Albert, at the request of Queen Victoria, after his untimely death from typhoid in … Cairngorms National Park is twice the size of the Lake District in England!