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Posted 02/05/23By Tom Clark

An Open Spotlight: Crathie Aire (S47)

Greetings fellow BritStoppers! Today, we invite you to join us as we peel back the curtain and show off one of our amazing hosts in all their royal glory. Venture through the majestic realm of the Scottish Highlands, where we'll discover the splendid Crathie Aire, nestled near the enchanting Balmoral Castle. So, don your tartan, prep your motorhome, and let's set off on a regal adventure, brimming with charm and grandeur!

A Royal Retreat Near Balmoral Castle

Located just a stone's throw away from the historic Balmoral Castle, the Crathie Aire offers a tranquil haven for motorhomers. As a Brit Stops host, this picturesque location provides a serene spot to stay overnight, tucked away in the quiet countryside. Revel in the beautiful surroundings steeped in history, and prepare to be captivated by the magic of the Scottish Highlands.

Balmoral Castle: A Historic Regal Residence

Step back in time as you explore the enchanting Balmoral Castle, the Scottish home of the Royal Family since its purchase by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria in 1852. Wander through the stately halls, immerse yourself in the rich heritage of this architectural marvel, and discover the many fascinating stories that have unfolded within its walls.

Constructed under the watchful eye of architect William Smith, the castle was completed in 1856, with the foundation stone laid by Queen Victoria herself. Balmoral Castle has served as a cherished retreat for successive generations of the Royal Family, remaining largely unchanged since Queen Victoria's reign.

A Breathtaking Highland Adventure

With the Crathie Aire as your base, you're perfectly positioned to explore the awe-inspiring beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Traverse the rugged landscapes, breathe in the crisp mountain air, and marvel at the panoramic vistas that stretch as far as the eye can see. Whether you choose to hike the windswept hills, embark on a cycling adventure, or simply soak up the breathtaking scenery, you'll find yourself utterly captivated by this magical corner of Scotland.

Crathie Aire: A Must-Visit Brit Stops Location

This is a destination that no discerning BritStopper should miss. With its serene overnight parking, rich historical surroundings, and unparalleled access to the stunning Scottish Highlands, it's an experience that will leave you spellbound. So, make sure you’ve got your 2023 Brit Stops book to enjoy this and over 1100 other extraordinary locations across the UK and Ireland. Until our next escapade, happy travels!

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