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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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Unusual but Wonderful Wedding Venue

My son and his fiancee are keen skiers/snowboarders and as they lived at the foot of Cairngorm it seemed appropriate that they should be married in the Ptarmigan restaurant on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Fife, United Kingdom
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Fife, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My son and his fiancee are keen skiers/snowboarders and as they lived at the foot of Cairngorm it seemed appropriate that they should be married in the Ptarmigan restaurant on Cairngorm. The ceremony and reception were carried out there and all the guests were delighted to see deer outside as we ate dinner. The food, including venison steaks, was delicious.... More 

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Cessnock, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Good drive from Aviemore and then cable car to top. Great views and good restaurant and gift shop. Sunshine ,rain, sleet and snow followed by sunshine all in four hours.

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Stourport on Severn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We love coming up here, the funicular mountain railway ride is heaps of fun and you can see for miles once you're at the top. The expedition is a lot of fun and in the snow it's a completely different place. Lots to do for young and old.

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Barcelona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We visited the railway with a disabled person. The railway itself was great as were the disabled facilities at the top of the mountain. Staff were excellent - nothing was too much trouble. However, the restaraunt at the bottom of the railway had poor disabled access. Yes, it had a ramp but it was far too steep for a walking... More 

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South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Apart from the winter skiing this is a good day outing but only if the weather is clear. A waste of time if there is low cloud. It is a good walk up and down if you feel fit enough. The fenicular railway is a good experience and offers great views as it travels up and down. At the top... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Make sure you visit here on a clear day, or don't waste your time. The funicular takes 8 minutes to reach the top. Most riders have to stand, as seating is very limited, so views are a little restricted. There are however, excellent views from the top viewing platform. The restaurant at the top is just a very ordinary cafeteria,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A lovely trip up to the top of the cairngorms, spectacular views. we loved it you can walk about outside and they have a lovely restaurant amazing coffees and hot chocolate. you can take in the lovely scenery.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, scenic..unfortunately we could not take the train as it was closing for week but the walk up and around the mountain was fun. good way to spend a day in that area.. do reindeer centre along with it.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We took a trip on the funicular, which was well organised, with outstanding views. It was quite cold at the top even though it was a lovely day, so were glad we took warm jackets. The café was nice, with good coffee. An enjoyable experience.

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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

An interesting 8-minute ride up to the top of the ski area during the summer season with high capacity cars on the mountain railway leaving every 20 minutes. On a good day, the views are spectacular. You cannot leave the small viewing terrace to go out onto the mountain: so you might find it a bit constraining especially during busy... More 

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Address: Address: CairnGorm Ski Area, Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 1479 861261
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Aviemore and the Cairngorms  >  Aviemore
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:20 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:20 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:20 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:20 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:20 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:20 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:20 am - 4:00 pm

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