Discover Cairngorms National Park

Ballater is located in the heart of the Highlands surrounded by cultural heritage, natural wonders and endless outdoor sports and adventures. In this section we have gathered the best things to do in Cairngorms, where to go and how to find them.

Things to do in and around Ballater

Walking

Walking

For you to do less research and more discovering we have shared the best walks from around Ballater. The walks will have a detailed...
Cycling

Cycling

Cycling Whether you are into road or mountain biking there are some incredible routes in this area of natural beauty. You can opt to bring […]
Skiing and Snowboarding

Skiing and Snowboarding

Skiing and Snowboarding Enjoy the thrill of Skiing and Snowboarding close to home at one of our local ski resorts. You can base yourself in […]

Experience Cairngorms and the surrounding

Discover the great landscapes of Scotland’s national park. Ballater is the perfect location for you if you want walking trails, bicycle tracks and more right on your doorstep. The village of Ballater has all the amenities for holiday stay with a butcher, deli, pubs and restaurants. Zoom out to discover the surrounding Cairngorms and Highlands or use the arrow in the top left to filter the map by the activity you’re most interested in.