Braemar Caravan Park is an ideal location if you are coming to Braemar to enjoy walking in the Cairngorms. Auchallater and Keiloch described above are two fantastic points to start your walks in this area, but there is so much to see in this beautiful part of Scotland, the information here is just a few of our favourites to whet your appetite.
There are many walking routes which begin from various car parking areas and lay bys on the A93 south of Braemar along Glenshee, including Spittal of Glenhee, Baddoch and Cairnwell.
Just 6 miles from Braemar Caravan Park, the Linn of Dee is part of the Mar lodge estate owned by National Trust for Scotland, and is a spectacular place whether you want a short stroll, a long route through the glens, or to tackle some of the more challenging hill walking routes. The Lairig ghru starts from Linn of Dee, one of the most famous and spectacular hill passes in Scotland. From Linn of Dee you can also reach 3 of the 4 highest mountains in Britain, Ben Macdui, Braeriach and Cairn Toul.
Inverey Car park is 5 miles from Braemar Caravan Park on the road towards the Linn of Dee. Glen Ey is a spectacular Glen, where you can walk to the famous Colonels bed, a fantastic place to visit while you are visiting the area.
If you would like some guidance walking in this spectacular area, Sue Harper runs Braemar Mountain Guides and is a qualified International Mountain Leader. She has walked and climbed all over the world and was one of the first British women to stand on the summit of Everest.
Braemar Guides offer walks of all levels:
• Easy local walks around the village
• Low-level walking through the glens
• Hill walking
• Navigation instruction