Braemar

in full  Castleton of Braemar 

      village, on the Clunie Water (stream) at its confluence with the River Dee, that is the centre of the picturesque mountainous region of Braemar in the council area and historic county of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The Jacobite Fifteen Rebellion of 1715 began in Braemar. The village is now a popular tourist resort and the focus of the Deeside Highlands, an area of royal deer forests, castles, and mansions, including the British royal residence of Balmoral Castle. The Braemar gathering (one of the Highland Games events) is a national folk athletic contest that takes place annually in September. Pop (latest est.) fewer than 500.

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