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Balmoral, Scottish Borders

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Balmoral, Scottish Borders

Balmoral Castle /bælˈmɒrəl/ is a large estate house in Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It is located near the village of Crathie, 6.2 miles west of Ballater and 6.8 miles east of Braemar. Balmoral has been one of the residences of the British Royal Family since 1852, when it was purchased by Queen Victoria and her consort, Prince Albert. It remains the private property of the monarch, and is not part of the Crown Estate.
Administrative CountyScottish Borders
Traditional CountySelkirkshire
OS GridNT4836
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

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