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Braemar

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Braemar is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, around west of Aberdeen in the Highlands. [1]

62 relations: A93 road, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeenshire West (Scottish Parliament constituency), Aboyne, Act of Proscription 1746, Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife, Allanaquoich, Bed and breakfast, Braemar Castle, British royal family, Cairnwell Pass, Catholic Church, Cemetery, Clunie Water, Corriemulzie, Dalwhinnie, Deeside, Dundee, Earl of Mar, Earth's magnetic field, Glen Lui, Glen Tilt, Goidelic languages, Grampian, Highland games, Hostel, Human settlement, Invercauld Castle, Inverey, Jacobite rising of 1715, Jacobite rising of 1745, Jacobitism, Johann von Lamont, John Erskine, Earl of Mar (1675–1732), Kindrochit Castle, Lairig an Laoigh, Lairig Ghru, Leadhills, Malcolm III of Scotland, Mar Lodge, Mar Lodge Estate, Marr, Met Office, Monarchy of the United Kingdom, Morrone, Mounth, Nature reserve, Ordnance Survey, Perth, Scotland, ..., Post Office Ltd, Queen Victoria, River Dee, Aberdeenshire, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, Royal Valley : The Story Of The Aberdeenshire Dee, Scottish Gaelic, Scottish Highlands, St Ninian's Chapel, Braemar, The Cairngorms, United Kingdom weather records, West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine (UK Parliament constituency), William Duff, 1st Earl Fife. Expand index (12 more) »

A93 road

The A93 is a major road in Scotland and the highest public road in the United Kingdom.

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Aberdeen

Aberdeen (Aiberdeen,; Obar Dheathain; Aberdonia) is Scotland's third most populous city, one of Scotland's 32 local government council areas and the United Kingdom's 37th most populous built-up area, with an official population estimate of 196,670 for the city of Aberdeen and for the local authority area.

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Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire (Siorrachd Obar Dheathain) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland.

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Aberdeenshire West (Scottish Parliament constituency)

Aberdeenshire West is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).

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Aboyne

Aboyne (Abyne, Abèidh) is a village on the edge of the Highlands in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on the River Dee, approximately west of Aberdeen.

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Act of Proscription 1746

The Act of Proscription (19 Geo. 2, c. 39) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain, which came into effect in Scotland on 1 August 1746.

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Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife

Alexander William George Duff, 1st Duke of Fife, (10 November 1849 – 29 January 1912), styled Viscount Macduff between 1857 and 1879 and known as The Earl Fife between 1879 and 1889, was a British peer who married Princess Louise, the third child and eldest daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.

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Allanaquoich

Allanaquoich is a locality on Mar Lodge Estate, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Bed and breakfast

A bed and breakfast (typically shortened to B&B or BnB) is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and breakfast.

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Braemar Castle

Braemar Castle is situated near the village of Braemar in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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British royal family

The British royal family comprises Queen Elizabeth II and her close relations.

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Cairnwell Pass

The Cairnwell Pass (Càrn a' Bhailg) is a mountain pass on the A93 road between Glen Shee, Perthshire, and Braemar, Aberdeenshire, in the Scottish Highlands.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Cemetery

A cemetery or graveyard is a place where the remains of dead people are buried or otherwise interred.

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Clunie Water

Clunie Water is a river of Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Corriemulzie

Corriemulzie is a locality on Mar Lodge Estate, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Dalwhinnie

Dalwhinnie (Scottish Gaelic: Dail Chuinnidh) "Meeting Place" is a small village in the Scottish Highlands.

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Deeside

Deeside (Glannau Dyfrdwy) is the name given to a predominantly industrial conurbation of towns and villages in Flintshire close to the Wales–England border lying near the canalised stretch of the River Dee that flows from neighbouring Chester into the Dee Estuary.

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Dundee

Dundee (Dùn Dè) is Scotland's fourth-largest city and the 51st-most-populous built-up area in the United Kingdom.

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Earl of Mar

The title Mormaer or Earl of Mar has been created several times, all in the Peerage of Scotland.

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Earth's magnetic field

Earth's magnetic field, also known as the geomagnetic field, is the magnetic field that extends from the Earth's interior out into space, where it meets the solar wind, a stream of charged particles emanating from the Sun.

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Glen Lui

Glen Lui from Gleann Laoigh – calves' glen – Gordon (1925) is one of the major glens on the Mar Lodge Estate, in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Glen Tilt

Glen Tilt (Scottish Gaelic: Gleann Teilt) is a glen in the extreme north of Perthshire, Scotland.

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Goidelic languages

The Goidelic or Gaelic languages (teangacha Gaelacha; cànanan Goidhealach; çhengaghyn Gaelgagh) form one of the two groups of Insular Celtic languages, the other being the Brittonic languages.

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Grampian

Grampian (Roinn a' Mhonaidh in Gaelic) was a local government region of Scotland from 1975 to 1996.

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Highland games

Highland games are events held in spring and summer in Scotland and other countries as a way of celebrating Scottish and Celtic culture, especially that of the Scottish Highlands.

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Hostel

Hostels provide budget-oriented, sociable accommodation where guests can rent a bed, usually a bunk bed, in a dormitory and share a bathroom, lounge and sometimes a kitchen.

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Human settlement

In geography, statistics and archaeology, a settlement, locality or populated place is a community in which people live.

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Invercauld Castle

Invercauld Castle is a country house situated in Royal Deeside near Braemar in Scotland.

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Inverey

Inverey (Inbhir Eidh) is a hamlet on Mar Lodge Estate, in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Jacobite rising of 1715

The Jacobite rising of 1715 (Bliadhna Sheumais) (also referred to as the Fifteen or Lord Mar's Revolt), was the attempt by James Francis Edward Stuart (also called the Old Pretender) to regain the thrones of England, Ireland and Scotland for the exiled House of Stuart.

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Jacobite rising of 1745

The Jacobite rising of 1745 or 'The '45' (Bliadhna Theàrlaich, "The Year of Charles") is the name commonly used for the attempt by Charles Edward Stuart to regain the British throne for the House of Stuart.

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Jacobitism

Jacobitism (Seumasachas, Seacaibíteachas, Séamusachas) was a political movement in Great Britain and Ireland that aimed to restore the Roman Catholic Stuart King James II of England and Ireland (as James VII in Scotland) and his heirs to the thrones of England, Scotland, France and Ireland.

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Johann von Lamont

Johann von Lamont FRSE, also referred to as Johann Lamont (13 December 1805 – 6 August 1879), was a Scottish-German astronomer and physicist.

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John Erskine, Earl of Mar (1675–1732)

John Erskine, Earl of Mar, KT (1675May 1732), Scottish Jacobite, was the eldest son of Charles, Earl of Mar (who died in 1689), from whom he inherited estates that were heavily loaded with debt.

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Kindrochit Castle

Kindrochit Castle is a ruined 14th-century fortification in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Lairig an Laoigh

The Lairig an Laoigh (Làirig Laoigh) is a mountain pass through the Highlands of Scotland.

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Lairig Ghru

The Lairig Ghru (Làirig Dhrù) is one of the mountain passes through the Cairngorms of Scotland.

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Leadhills

Leadhills, originally settled for the accommodation of miners, is a village in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, WSW of Elvanfoot.

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Malcolm III of Scotland

Malcolm III (Gaelic: Máel Coluim mac Donnchada; c. 26 March 1031 – 13 November 1093) was King of Scots from 1058 to 1093.

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Mar Lodge

Mar Lodge is a sporting lodge five miles to the west of Braemar and the principal building on the Mar Lodge Estate in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Mar Lodge Estate

Mar Lodge Estate is a highland estate in western Aberdeenshire, Scotland, which has been owned and managed by the National Trust for Scotland since 1995.

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Marr

Marr (Scottish Gaelic: Màrr) is one of six committee areas in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Met Office

The Met Office (officially the Meteorological Office) is the United Kingdom's national weather service.

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Monarchy of the United Kingdom

The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom, its dependencies and its overseas territories.

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Morrone

Morrone (Mór Bheinn, or Mór Shròn) is a Scottish hill immediately southwest of the village of Braemar in Aberdeenshire.

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Mounth

The Mounth is the range of hills on the southern edge of Strathdee in northeast Scotland.

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Nature reserve

A nature reserve (also called a natural reserve, bioreserve, (natural/nature) preserve, or (national/nature) conserve) is a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation and to provide special opportunities for study or research.

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Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey (OS) is a national mapping agency in the United Kingdom which covers the island of Great Britain.

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Perth, Scotland

Perth (Peairt) is a city in central Scotland, located on the banks of the River Tay.

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Post Office Ltd

Post Office Ltd (Swyddfa’r Post Cyf.; Oifis a' Phuist) is a retail post office company in the United Kingdom that provides a wide range of products including postage stamps and banking to the public through its nationwide network of post office branches.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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River Dee, Aberdeenshire

The River Dee (Uisge Dhè) is a river in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute

The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (Dutch: Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut or KNMI) is the Dutch national weather forecasting service, which has its headquarters in De Bilt, in the province of Utrecht, Netherlands.

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Royal Valley : The Story Of The Aberdeenshire Dee

Royal Valley: The Story Of The Aberdeenshire Dee is book published in 1968 describing the geography, and history of the Dee Valley, in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Scottish Gaelic

Scottish Gaelic or Scots Gaelic, sometimes also referred to simply as Gaelic (Gàidhlig) or the Gaelic, is a Celtic language native to the Gaels of Scotland.

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Scottish Highlands

The Highlands (the Hielands; A’ Ghàidhealtachd, "the place of the Gaels") are a historic region of Scotland.

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St Ninian's Chapel, Braemar

St Ninian's Chapel in Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland is a Grade B listed Anglican chapel located in the grounds of the Mar Lodge Estate.

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The Cairngorms

The Cairngorms is a book published in various editions from 1928, intended as wide-ranging ‘handbook’ for walkers and climbers, that describes the geology, and geography of the mountainous region of Scotland known as the Cairngorms, and its surrounding areas.

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United Kingdom weather records

As of 27 June 2018, the records as recorded by the Met Office were: The United Kingdom weather records note the most extreme weather ever recorded in the United Kingdom, such as the most and fewest hours of sunshine and highest wind speed.

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West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine (UK Parliament constituency)

West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine is a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Westminster), which elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

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William Duff, 1st Earl Fife

William Duff, 1st Earl Fife (1696 – 30 September 1763) was a Scottish nobleman.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Braemar

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