Things To Do in Ballater and Deeside with the familyWe started our week off looking for things to do in and around Ballater, it had just dumped a whole load of snow so made sense to get out the sledges and look for somewhere awesome to let the kids have fun. We arrived at Glen Muick to a foot of snow and about 3 hours of sledging fun

The following days we walk up Craigendarroch which overlooks Ballater, it took about 2 hours to walk the circuit. The following days we went skiing at the Lecht and also Glenshee. It is one of my favorite drives from Ballater to Braemar.

Our final day we visited Muir of Dinnet which is managed by the Scottish Natural Heritage. Muir of Dinnet blends woodland, heath, open water and an impressive example of nature’s sculptural work, all on one site. Visit the Burn O’Vat and feel the rock walls swallow you up in their damp embrace, cutting you off from the outside world.

Our video has much more information on what we did, the week went very fast and we managed to stick to the budget of £300 for the whole week which was not bad when you include ski passes for 2 of those days.