Set in the heart of Royal Deeside, in the Cairngorn National Park - the largest national park in Britain - this magnificent area is renowned for its superb mountain scenery, historic villages, such as Ballater, Braemar and Aboyne, and its incredible range of outdoor activities. Climbing, hill walking, mountain biking, cross country and downhill skiing, horse riding, canoeing and fishing are all enjoyed in the immediate area. Places of historic interest abound. Balmoral, Fraser, Drum and Braemar Castle are all within easy reach. The pretty and historic village of Ballater is a picturesque Victorian village situated on the banks of the famous River Dee. It is noted for its royal connections and has many businesses displaying the Royal warrants as testimony. This charming and thriving village has an excellent selection of interesting and unusual specialist shops, as well as good quality restaurants, pubs and cafes, all within a short walk of the property. Langdale is an ideal base from which to explore the richness of Royal Deeside, renowned for its whisky and castle trails and its abundance of outdoor activities.