9 days in Royal Deeside Itinerary

9 days in Royal Deeside Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ballater
— 5 nights
2
Alford
— 3 nights

5
nights
Ballater

Ballater ©
Ballater is a burgh in Aberdeenshire, Scotland on the River Dee, immediately east of the Cairngorm Mountains. Venture out of the city with trips to Braemar (Linn O' Dee, Glenshee Ski Centre, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Muick, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Kentigern’s Church, see the interesting displays at Old Royal Station, and look for gifts at Deeside Books.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ballater trip planner.

London to Ballater is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Ballater reach 20°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Alford.

Things to do in Ballater

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Braemar
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Loch Muick ©
Loch Muick
Balmoral Castle ©
Balmoral Castle
Burn O'Vat ©
Burn O'Vat

3
nights
Alford

Alford ©
Alford is a town in Lincolnshire, England, about 11mi north-west of the coastal resort of Skegness, at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Family-friendly places like Radcliffe Donkey Sanctuary and Huttoft Car Terrace Beach will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at On Your Marques, stop by Lee's Music Store, contemplate the long history of Alford Manor House, and take in nature's colorful creations at Woodthorpe Garden Centre.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Alford online trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Ballater to Alford with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alford

Parks · Outdoors · Museums
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Radcliffe Donkey Sanctuary ©
Radcliffe Donkey Sanctuary
On Your Marques ©
On Your Marques
Woodthorpe Garden Centre ©
Woodthorpe Garden Centre