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Loch Muick , Ballater
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Loch Muick (; Gaelic: Uisge Muice (pronounced [ɯʃkʲəˈmɯçkʲə])) is an upland, freshwater loch lying approximately 5 mi (8.0 km) south of Braem
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Distillery
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Royal Lochnagar distillery is a single malt Scotch whisky distillery based on the Abergeldie Estate, near Balmoral Castle in Royal Deeside. I
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Braemar Castle , Braemar
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Braemar Castle is situated near the village of Braemar in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It is a possession of the chief of Clan Farquharson and is
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Soak up the spirit of Speyside on a 3-Day small-group whisky tour! Explore Scotland’s principle malt whisky producing region, which is noted for its elegant and subtle-tasting whiskies. Your small-group 3-day whisky tour will depart from Edinburgh with a maximum of 16 people and head to the north-east area of Scotland! The region of Speyside follows the path of the River Spey, stretching from the west of the Cairngorm National Park to the east coast. Boasting an impressive scene of winding lochs, green glens and dramatic peaks, the region has something for everyone. Enjoy visits to four of the region’s famous whisky distilleries, Lindores Abbey, Royal Lochnagar, Glen Moray and Dalwhinnie and enjoy tastings and samples galore. Speyside is home to another 42 operating distilleries, so there’s certainly plenty more to see if time permits! You will also visit Gordon and MacPhail’s legendary whisky shop in the Royal Burgh of Elgin where you can shop for some of Speyside’s finest malts.
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Landmark
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Tours from £41
Wildlife Area
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Royal Deeside

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Showcasing some of Scotland's finest scenery, Royal Deeside lies in the heart of the U.K.'s northernmost country. Balmoral Castle--a summer home of the Royal Family built for Queen Victoria in 1855--remains the centerpiece of the region that earned it its royal prefix. The picturesque village of Ballater charms visitors with its Victorian center and also serves as a great home base for hill walking--same as Braemar, which lies close to the Scotland's largest ski resort Glenshee. Teaming with salmon, River Dee offers world-class fishing. A trip to Royal Deeside offers plenty of exciting options for a weekend getaway or relaxing holiday. Find what you're looking for from your Royal Deeside holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy United Kingdom trip itinerary planning tool.

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