From Glasgow, follow signs for the M80 towards Stirling and then follow signs for the A9 towards Perth. At Perth you can take the scenic route to Royal Deeside and Aberdeen along the A93. (Avoid this route in severe winter conditions as you drive over Glenshee - one of Scotland's ski resorts). The Hotel is situated on the A93 Ballater From Edinburgh, follow signs for the M90 over the Forth Road Bridge heading north towards Perth. From Perth follow the same directions as Glasgow above From St Andrews, follow the A91 north following signs to Dundee. At Dundee you can follow signs west to Perth and take the scenic route (see Glasgow above) or head North on the A90 to Aberdeen. At Aberdeen, take the A93 west towards Ballater and Braemar. From Inverness, take the A9 south to Carrbridge. Here, pick up the A938 towards Grantown on Spey and then the A939 south to Tomintoul. Follow the A939 to Ballater where you meet the A93.