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    The Fife Arms

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    *Style: Luxury Hotel
    *Setting: National Park
    *Location: Braemar

    *Capacity: 92
    *Rooms: 46
    *Bathrooms: Ensuite

    The perfect luxury accommodation for your next adventure.

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    One of Scotland’s most stylish 5 star hotels re-launched in 2018 by world-renowned art collectors Hauser & Wirth, the Fife Arms offers a wonderful contemporary fusion of elegance, tradition and charm. Located in the heart of Royal Deeside and the Highland village of Braemar (9 miles from the Queen’s residence at Balmoral Castle), the hotel dates back to the 19th century when it acted as a Victorian coaching Inn to many of Queen Victoria’s illustrious guests.

    Revamped for the 21st-century luxury traveller, the hotel stands out for its design-led attention to detail. The Fife Arms is a celebration of contemporary art with over 14,000 pieces carefully selected and integrated across the hotel. Expect individually designed Scottish themed rooms, a priceless international art collection and to top it off an outstanding locally sourced food and drink offering. The Fife Arms represents Highland hospitality at its very best.

    Accommodation Highlights

    • Each stylish bedroom in the hotel is unique and tells a story about Braemar and its fascinating history.
    • The Albamhor spa offers the perfect way to unwind and relax after a day outdoors.
    • Joining the friendly locals for a pint or two in the hotel's famous Flying Stag bar is not to be missed.

    Local Experiences

    Master the art of Fly Fishing

    Master the art of fishing on the famous River Dee. Your ghillie will swear you to secrecy today as you’re shown the top fishing spots the locals prefer to keep secret as you blend expert tuition and knowledge with the gentle relaxation of a day on the river. Why not celebrate the day’s catch with a private whisky tasting on the banks of the river?

    Sky High in the Cairngorms

    Take to the skies with a thrilling helicopter ride to see the Cairngorms in their full glory and enjoy a private chef lunch at a remote Highland bothy, in the middle of the grouse moors. The largest National Park in the UK, the Cairngorms is home to five of the UK’s six highest mountains and covering an expanse of 1467 square miles, represents an area of outstanding beauty rich in wildlife and natural history.

    Private Foraging Adventure

    Perfect for adults and children alike, enjoy a hands-on foraging adventure led by a passionate local expert to learn about the areas plants and vegetation as you identify and share the taste of plants that can be transformed into teas, tinctures, condiments or cosmetics.  For something extra special, why not have the hotel’s chef incorporate some of your foraged ingredients in a celebratory evening meal?

    Traditional Highland Games

    Braemar is home to one of the most famed Highland Games in the country, annually attended by royalty. Relive tradition and try your hand at classic events like Highland dancing, caber tossing and hammer throw at your own private Highland Games.

    Outdoor Activities

    Royal Deeside is the ideal base with countless hiking and cycling options to suit all abilities. With the Cairngorms towering above, the area is home to lush forests and beautiful rivers. Your expert outdoor guide will take you to explore woodland trails, mountain paths and riverside tracks. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife!

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