Whether it’s a warm and comfortable place to lay your head after a long day’s hiking in the Scottish mountains or it’s a luxury hotel with all the five-star trimmings as part of a romantic getaway – this striking part of Scotland has it all.

Ballater, Braemar, Balmoral, Aboyne, Strathdon and Banchory has a wealth of accommodation. From caravans, hostels and camp sites to guest houses, hotels and self catering lodges, the type of holiday accommodation may be diverse but there is one thing that remains consistent – that unmistakable Scottish hospitality.