Outdoor Activities

Man skiing

Skiing & Mountain Biking

Situated in between two fabulous ski resorts, Cairngorm mountain range and The Lecht, skiing and mountain biking is available seasonally. During the winter months, snowboarding and skiing are available while mountain biking and hill walking, are available during Summer.

Walking Routes

The magnificent National Park offers a plethora of trails which connect to the famous Speyside Way. The Speyside way links the Moray coast with the edge of the Grampian Mountains. You’ll find stunning scenery, attractive villages and more on these walking routes and some of the many whisky distilleries

Within the National Park are 43 munros and 5 of the 6 highest mountains in GB

Golf

Golf Courses

Speyside offers some of the worlds best golf. James Braid designed Boat of Garten Golf Course. Spey Valley Golf Course in Aviemore. Kingussie, Newtonmore and Grantown-on-spey offer very pleasant 18 hole courses, and for a more leisurely day out, Carrbridge and Abernethy are delightful 9 hole venues.

Cycling

Cycling

Boasting an impressive 64km of off-road cycle routes, the National Cycle Network allows you to enjoy a peaceful ride through nature at your own pace.

 

Wildlife

Wildlife

Britain’s largest National Park is home to unique and incredibly important wildlife that people come from all over the world to see.  The magnificent hills and surrounding area are home to 25% of the most threatened species in the UK

Castles and Historic sites

The Cairngorms has had an important part to play in much of Scotland’s history, from bloody battles and royal feuds to industrial revolution.  Within the area are several castles and fortresses

Outlander enthusiasts can visit Culloden, the powerfully moving site of the final Jacobite rising

Strathspey Railway

Steam through the stunning Scottish Highlands in style. Our steam engines take you on a very special trip through the Cairngorms National Park as you travel between Aviemore, Boat of Garten and Broomhill

 

Family Days Out

Reindeer

The Reindeer Centre

Britain’s only free ranging herd. Magical Christmas experience.

lake and green hills on a cloudy day

Landmark Visitor Centre

Forest activity park with climbing wall, high wire course, maze, raft ride and rollercoaster.

Squirrel

The Highland Wildlife Park

105 hectare safari park and zoo.

Beach and woodland with snow on the hills behind

Loch Morlich

Offers a great variety of activities for a fun family day out

Scotland only freshwater loch award winning beach

Dining

The Bridge Inn

The Bridge Inn, Aviemore

Cosy candlelit restaurant with great bar and live music. The Bridge Inn is situated on the banks of the river Spey.

Andersons

Andersons Restaurant, Boat of Garten

Whether you’ve something to celebrate, are at the end of a hard day’s walking in the hills, or simply fancy a break from cooking at home, it is our wish at Anderson’s that you all feel welcome. Forget pretence, the atmosphere here is relaxed and informal, so sit back, switch off, and savour the pleasure of great food and drink.

The Highland Kitchen

The Highland Kitchen

Offering sublime food with a private catering experience at Toms Lodge

Cut beef with carrot, leek, broccoli, tomato and mashed potato

Speyside Kitchen

Catering and delivery service of made to order menus.