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Accommodation can be found from a number of sources, below is a list of the main ones:
We are also offering an event campsite with a capacity of over 750 people.
The Walkhighlands website has an excellent accommodation search feature as well as lots of info if you fancy a walk while your here.
Cottages in Braemar, Ballater and Upper Deeside
B&B in Braemar, Ballater and Upper Deeside
Pre-ordering of merchandise using SiEntries has now closed, and it is no longer possible to make changes or add further items to an existing order in SiEntries. Orders will be available for collection on Saturday 29 July from the Event Centre, and on Sunday 30 July from the Merchandise Tent at the Race Arena for Day 1.
Day 3 at Birsemore Hill will be a World Ranking Event for the M21E and W21E classes. It will be a middle distance race with planned winning times for both men and women of 35'. Bulletin 1 now published.
There will be 4 remedial and sports therapists available to help ease your aches and pains, manage any injuries throughout the Scottish 6-Days and assist with you achieving your best sporting performance.
Travel to Deeside is straightforward – from the central belt of Scotland either on the A9 or the M90 to Perth, then the A93 north through Braemar to Ballater.
An event campsite with capacity for over 750 orienteers will be established in Ballater. The campsite will be sited in fields east of Monaltrie Park, home of the Ballater Highland Games. This is a quiet location on the edge of this attractive Victorian village, with fine views to Craigendarroch and Pannanich Hill.
Four areas in Deeside will be available for training purposes from Monday 24 July to Saturday 5 August; Balnagowan, Bogendreip, Glen Dye, and Scolty.
A shuttle bus service will run from near the event campsite in Ballater to the race venues and back on each day of the 6-Days. This is included as part of the entry fees but must be pre-booked through the online entries system for the event.
People considering bringing their dogs to Royal Deeside 2017 should note that at the race venues dogs will only be allowed in the car park area and the event arena, and they must be on a lead at all times.