Whats On this Winter Season near us in the Cairngorms and Royal Deeside

When you come to stay with us at the Cairngorm Bothies why not take a look at our suggestions below of “Whats On” in our local Aberdeenshire area and beyond. Theres so much going on, whether you choose to visit for the buzz from our local communities events, visiting some of the many attractions to that of simply enjoying your forest getaway and outdoor adventures. We have lots to offer you during your Cairngorm selfcatering stay.

Find out the latest Whats On in the Cairngorms National Park with the latest issue of Visit Cairngorms “What’s happening in the Cairngorms National Park December 2023”


Royal Deesides Farmers Markets in the area to sample our great local food and drink…

  • Braemar

    The Ghillie’s Larder St Margaret’s Braemar 

    Market Dates: 2nd Sunday of the month, April to October and December 

    Working time: 10am to 4pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theghillieslarder/

  • Ballater

    Church Green

    Market Dates: 4th Saturday of the month, April to November

    Working time: 10am to 2pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ballaterfarmersmarket/

  • Aboyne

    Aboyne Green

    Market Dates: 2nd Saturday of the month, April to October

    Working time: 10am to 2pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aboynefarmersmarket/

  • Torphins

    Platform 22, Torphins

    Market Dates: every Wednesday

    Working time: 10am to 2pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TorphinsMarket

  • Banchory

    Bellfield Car Park

    Market Dates: 3rd Saturday of the month 

    Working time: 9am to 1pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/banchoryfarmersmarket/


Other Whats On & Events to check out…

Programme of events held at the The Barn – Banchory’s charity art centre

Ballater Winter Festival – Saturday 25th November 2023

Scottish Freedom Series 2024 – G.O.A.T  Glenshee :- 10th February 2024

Braemar Mountain Festival :- 29th Feb – 3rd March 2024

Skimo Scotland 2024 Series:- 16th March 2024

Run Balmoral:- 27th – 28th April 2024

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival:- 1st – 6th May 2024

Ballater Duck Festival:- 2nd June 2024

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