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CairnGorm Mountain

Address: CairnGorm Ski Area, Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 1479 861261
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Ranked #6 of 10 Attractions in Aviemore
Type: Trams, Mountains, Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Skiing, Hiking
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Owner description: 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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York, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Unfortunately the weather wasn't clear but the trip up was good. The trip down was held up due to a breakdown lasting 1&1/2 hours. However, not too bad considering but better if the weather was good.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
9 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

A must to visit for the views especially if there is snow on the mountain. There are some lovely walks from the car park, I would recommend keeping dogs on leads as there is a lot of wildlife!

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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We love almost everything about it. The funicular ride, the restaurant and coffee shop, the views from the top (okay sometimes the cloud lets the side down here). Just to go out and play in the snow, or on other occasions just to enjoy being on a mountain. If only there were no ignorant, arrogant snowboarders in winter barging their... More

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Louth, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We had a voucher from the paper so it was only £1 per person so great value. Views amazing even though it was a little foggy, we even got snow :-) sweet little christmas market at the top, it was tiny but some nice things. Only negative was poor coffee, but tea was good.

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Forres, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This year we went on the funicular, we had an offer from the paper which meant we could go on it for £1 as the usual price is quite expensive. The views were brilliant, at the top where we were was snow and as you looked down the snow disappeared so two different views to experience. Mulled wine is served... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Really enjoyed it, the railway is brilliant, beautiful views, and some glasses of hot spiced wine ( very tasty ) to keep the cold out. A must to visit.

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Moray, Scotland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We've waited years to try this out because of the cost. This year our local newspaper gave vouchers that allowed two people to use the train for £1.00 each. At this price it's definitely good value. Wouldn't like to pay full price though.

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Portree, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I suffer with really dodgy knees and the chance to ride the funicular to over 1000 metres was a real pleasure. Disappointed that we couldn't carry on up to the summit from the enclosure but, wit the weather clear, the views were phenomenal.

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Washington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Excellent! Did this journey twice, excellent exhibition at the top station and hot chocolate to die for!! Second trip we walked up and train down! Good walk on a clear day, obviously very steep in places but all good road/track. Great for dogs as they can go down on Funicular if they've walked up! Hot Chocolate even better after the... More

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Singapore
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

10 minute ride up the higheset railway with stunning view. Beware of the strong winds. Staggered my way from my car all the way to entrance.

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