Autumn Haze at Balmoral Scottish castle at Crathie - Royal residences of the British Monarch - Deeside, Scotland, Aberdeenshire, UK

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historical history summer retreat estate grounds front frontage horizontal autum royal buildings scotland uk Queen's private residences gardens woods grounds estate holiday Cairngorm National Park holiday formal garden british stately home modern granite building designed Scottish baronial style Balmoral Castle is a large estate house situated in the area of Aberdeenshire, Scotland known as Royal Deeside. The estate was purchased by Queen Victoria's consort Prince Albert, and remains a favorite summer royal residence. The Balmoral estate has been passed down the generations and has gradually expanded to more than 260 square kilometres (65,000 acres). Today it is a working estate, employing 50 full time staff and 50 to 100 part time The Balmoral Estate began as a home built by Sir William Drummond in 1390.
Location: Balmoral Castle, Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland