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Great chairlift, great cafe.

We stopped here on a Scotland tour. We didn’t actually use the chairlift as didn’t have time, but... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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The road driving to it amazing. The views amazing. Went on the ski lift views at the top were... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Maldon, United Kingdom
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Cairnwell, Braemar AB35 5XU, Scotland
+44 1339 741320
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Reviewed today via mobile

Arrived today to do some sledging only to realise we had left our son’s gloves at home. Keith, a member of staff , helped save the day by opening up the shop and picking out some great gloves for him. Also advised on a brilliant...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ClareC1533
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing day we had here today. Beautiful walk and then a delicious lunch with amazing cake at the cafe. Served by the wonderful Keith. Really friendly.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Danielle H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a hike around the mountains behind the ski center while it wasn’t open for skiing. Wonderful peaceful hike. But the highlight was afterwards warming up in the Tea Cafe at the main lodge - Keith was such a delight and so accommodating and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank bullarums
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We came here in October the drive from loch Tummel was fantastic one of the best views in Scotland the road is very winding but views to die for also lots of snow at the top you find ski resort so many lifts and a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maldonfox
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on a Scotland tour. We didn’t actually use the chairlift as didn’t have time, but it was £10 return. The cafe had lots of choice and the cappuccino was perfect.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sozlovesholisays
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

The road driving to it amazing. The views amazing. Went on the ski lift views at the top were breathtaking. £10 return. Tea and cake at the bottom good value for money. Staff were friendly and so was the dog.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank helenwF4041ZV
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We visited to take a chair lift ride up the mountain. It wasn't cheap but it was worth it. The kids thought it was brilliant, and the views were stunning. The staff were great and we had a good chat with the gentleman doing the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jolane73
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We stopped here on our way through to Braemar and we were blown away by the scenery. We had incredible weather hot and sunny so the views were amazing! The café is great and very friendly staff..!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Angela L
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Large car park. Cafe open even when the skiing season isn’t! Even one of the chair lifts runs (£10 return trip) if you fancy a sightseeing ride! Toilets a little basic and bleak. Nice little cafe. Friendly staff and good food. Nice coffee too. Excellent...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank NottmFoody
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Stopped off at Glenshee today,whilst out for a run in the car. Absolutely beautiful place with lovely scenery.went into the cafe for tea and cake. Such a nice day we sat outside. Toffee cameras absolutely delicious and prices very reasonable. Will definitely return for a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Lorraine M
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7 January 2019|
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Response from Lorraine M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure,better to contact the centre
27 October 2018|
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Response from Exploress1 | Reviewed this property |
I was there February this year and it was ideal condition for skiing and the road was ploughed. Generally, watch out for snow gate closures and you should be fine. You can go on braemarscotland website to see the snow gate... More
22 July 2018|
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Response from Peaceypro | Reviewed this property |
I would say no as it wouldn't be safe due to the way the bar holds you in