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What we do

About Braemar Community Ltd

Braemar Community Ltd (BCL) is a Scottish charity (SCO38573) and Company Limited by Guarantee (SC276254) that works to achieve the sustainable economic, environmental and social development of the community of Braemar. Braemar Castle has been run by the local community as a visitor attraction since 2007. The main focus of our current work is the delivery of Braemar Castle’s ‘Raising the Standard’ project.

About BCL’s Raising the Standard Project

Raising the Standard is a £1.6M project funded by Lottery Heritage Fund, Historic Environment Scotland and match funded by major doners, supporters and community funders.

Vision Statement

RtS is transformational in terms of the future it offers Braemar Castle to progress to becoming a leading 5 star attraction, benefitting both the village and the rural economy of the area.

  • To protect and preserve the A Listed Braemar Castle.
  • To grow visit numbers and visitor satisfaction to a sustainable level for the long- term viability of the Castle as a visitor attraction.
  • To enhance capacity and organisational resilience such that the management of the Castle is secure over the long-term.
  • To offer new and enhanced participation opportunities for locals further embedding our Castle in the local community and enhancing the positive contribution we make to their quality of life and wellbeing.
  • To share the Castle’s heritage and the benefits of engagement amongst a more diverse range of audiences by working with new partners, with a particular focus on supporting mental health and wellbeing.
  • To draw new visitors to Braemar and offer new and more training and skills opportunities in support of our fragile, rural economy.