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Address: CairnGorm Ski Area, Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 1479 861261
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10:20 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:20 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Skiing, Hiking
Description: CairnGorm Mountain is a great place to visit at any time of year. Ride the...
CairnGorm Mountain is a great place to visit at any time of year. Ride the UK's highest funicular to just below the summit of Cairn Gorm, enjoy a walk with a Ranger or on one of the self guided routes. In winter, enjoy great snowsports on 30km of pisted runs suitable for beginners to experts. Lunch at the UK's highest restaurant, shop for gifts or mountain essentials and depart with unforgettable memories of this unique place.
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Snowboarding in April

We couldn't of asked for better conditions, access to the lower slope was broken but from mid to top the snow was great, there was only a few people and this means there was loads... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We couldn't of asked for better conditions, access to the lower slope was broken but from mid to top the snow was great, there was only a few people and this means there was loads of room on the slopes to mess about.

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Newtonmore, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The cafe was clean and well maintained. The staff were very attentive despite the fact that it was the cheaper of the two onsite outlets and the coffee was excellent - helped in no small way by the to-die-for-view. A wonderful experience

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Absolutely spectacular scenery,the view was just amazing,could see the two lochs and aviemore ...just incredible...what a marvelous experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

What a fantastic day out, we went on the funicular railway up the Cairngorms, wow what scenery, stopped and had our coffee and a look round the gift shop, thankfully the weather was good which made all the difference, thoroughly recommend a visit

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Graced with beautiful weather so views from the top were exceptional with no mist at all. Travelled on the funicular railway - experience marred by being like sardines with not enough seating for those with physical disabilities - fortunately the journey was not long.

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Columbus, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

From the ride up the mountain on the funicular railway to the top of tne mountain, we were enthralled. This national park has an amazing visitor center and viewing platforms for an almost 360 view of the surrounding landscapes.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Had a nice day trip up the mountain. Drop up to the station and got the funicular to near the top. Amazing views. Really nice trip and kids were impressed with how far you could see. Nice sunny day too which helped with the experience.

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Gobsmacking scenery! The funicular railway was great - glass roofed and allowed you 360 degree views. The storehouse restaurant at the base station was really fab - homemade soup and Starbucks coffee, the place was spotless, we actually saw a waitress cleaning the undersides of the kiddie furniture! Well worth a visit - take a fleece or jumper for the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Sad to see so many lifts out of action in favour of funicular which benefits mainly summer tourists.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I have visited the CairnGorm Mountain several times, and even stayed at the campsite (quite expensive compared to most around Scotland). However this time was the first time I went on the vernacular up to the top. I will say it was worth it, the view was majestic. It is so peaceful there, however the weather is very quick to... More 

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