Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Braemar

The wildlife and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Braemar. Travelers like the restaurants, bars and golfing in this welcoming and relaxing city. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Braemar

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Braemar a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Glenshee Ski Centre (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • CairnGorm Mountain (13.8 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Lecht Ski Resort (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Braemar

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Braemar is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ballochbuie Forest (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Lochnagar (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Loch Muick (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Glen Doll Forest (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Cairngorms National Park (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Morven (16 mi / 25.8 km)

Where to stay around Braemar?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 19 vacation rentals near Braemar. From 9 Cottages to 10 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Braemar for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Braemar?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Braemar. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Balmoral Castle: 113 vacation rentals
  • CairnGorm Mountain: 303 vacation rentals
  • Cairngorms National Park: 302 vacation rentals
  • Braemar Castle: 96 vacation rentals
  • Lecht Ski Resort: 199 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Braemar listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Braemar?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 9 Cottages in Braemar. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Braemar include:

  • Houses: 10 rentals available
  • Cabins: 9 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 9 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Braemar?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 17 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Braemar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.