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Royal Deeside guide map.
The area around The Royal Families summer residence at Balmoral Castle is called Royal Deeside.
Royal Deeside is in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Royal Deeside includes the Braemar, Ballater and Aboyne areas.
Royal Deeside is centered around the upper stretches of the River Dee in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Queen Victoria made Royal Deeside famous when she purchased Balmoral Castle together with her consort Prince Albert.
The Castle was too small for Queen Victotoria and she had it rebuilt.
The present Castle was finished in 1856 and is open to the public from April to July.
Balmoral Estate covers nearly 50,000 acres and includes farms and grouse moors.
Balmoral estate is inside The Cairngorm National Park.
Fantastic public walks lead around Glen Muick and up to Lochnagar.
Lochnagar is a former volcano
Lochnagar can be walked to from the car park at Glen Muick, and is a former volcano.
Snow can usually be found on Lochnagar for much of the year.