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Places to Eat

With countless restaurants all within walking distance, Ballater has some really fantastic culinary delights.

Places to Eat

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Places to Stay

With countless restaurants all within walking distance, Ballater has some really fantastic culinary delights.

Places to Stay

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Places to Visit

With so much to do in such Ballater, you'll want to scope out the options to plan your trip.

Places to Visit

WELCOME TO BALLATER!

Ballater is a village rich in history and is home to more than 1500 residents as well as an estimated 1000 visitors at the height of the summer. Many residents can trace their family history back 100s of years in the Deeside area. Ballater also has a large number of residents originally from elsewhere in the UK and many other countries. At one time, there was a sign in the Ballater Post Office that said, “I may not have been born in Scotland but I got here as soon as I could!” and that is so true for many who live here! Regardless of our origins, Ballater is home and whether you are a resident of Ballater, born & bred; an “Incomer” (or the more politically correct “Newcomer”), or one of our many visitors… we hope that you will find the information on this website and the many links contained in it interesting and helpful! Email us at info@ballatercommunity.com with your queries, your photos, your news & your views!

Many thanks to Kathleen Puddicombe, Deeside Images and many others for their kind permission to use their beautiful photographs of Ballater and the surrounding countryside – more photos are always on our FACEBOOK page, Ballater Community!
Events & information about Ballater and the area from Crathie to Dinnet can be found here and also at www.visitballater.com.

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Ballater Community updated their cover photo. ...

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Thank you to all our local ladies for once again visiting at the Alex for their annual get together. Hope you enjoyed yourselves.This was our first function in our newly decorated dining room.

12 hours ago

Thank you to all our local ladies for once again visiting at the Alex for their annual get together. Hope you enjoyed yourselves.This was our first function in our newly decorated dining room.

Cold and snowy today! ...

At Bridge Street, Ballater.

21 hours ago

At Bridge Street, Ballater.

Film: 'What We Did On Our Holiday' is on in the Mike Sheridan Room, 7.30pm
Doors open at 7pm, the Film starts at 7.30pm
Tickets are £5 from Yule’s Newsagents on Bridge Street
or at the door.
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Just a note to say tonight's movie, What We Did On Our Holiday (12A), will go ahead as planned, despite the weather conditions. Tickets still available on the door and children under 12 welcome with a responsible adult.Tea, coffee and movie snacks available. Doors 7pm, film 7.30pm. Please get here safely. :-)

22 hours ago

Just a note to say tonight's movie, What We Did On Our Holiday (12A), will go ahead as planned, despite the weather conditions. Tickets still available on the door and children under 12 welcome with a responsible adult.Tea, coffee and movie snacks available.
Doors 7pm, film 7.30pm. Please get here safely.
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Ballater CommunityTickets at Yule's have sold out but will be available at the door!21 hours ago

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Business Directory

A list of all the notable businesses within Ballater and the surrounding area, provided with contact details.

 

 

 

 

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History

Learn about the area, and the people who made it what it is today. Ballater has a rich and diverse history making it the booming tourist town that it is today.

 

 

 

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Featured Events

With so much going on in the community you’ll need a way to keep track! Check out our events calendar to find out whats going on. We add new events all the time so keep checking back for updates.

 

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Notice Board

Check our notice board for any miscellaneous information, jobs etc. that you may need to know. You can also send a notice to us if you would like it to go on the website.

 

 

 

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