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Aberdeen.

THE most pres-Highland Games, the Braemar Gathering, takes, place on September 2. The,, village of Braemar is a stones throw from Aberdeen and, coincidentally, stone throwing, or form part of this historical event.

Combine the Games with a weekend in Aberdeen, which offers fabulous shopping, vibrant nightlife, fine fresh food and is officially the "happiest place to live in the UK".

BA Connect currently has 18 flights a week to Aberdeen from Birmingham with a further weekend departure being pounds 26 fully inclusive.

Accommodation is available from pounds 65, including breakfast, at k the three-star Aberdeen Douglas Hotel. Flights and hotels are bookable at ba.com, Entrance to the Games is from pounds 7.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Aug 26, 2006
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