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Address: CairnGorm Ski Area, Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 1479 861261
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   CairnGorm Mountain is a great place to visit at any time of...

   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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Winter break

We visited CairnGorm mountain whilst staying on a week's break in Aviemore. It was only my second time on the mountain. I can't compare the facilities to any of the European ski... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Philip R
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited CairnGorm mountain whilst staying on a week's break in Aviemore. It was only my second time on the mountain. I can't compare the facilities to any of the European ski resorts as I've never been. But as a novice I was very impressed. They have very modern facilities and a mountain train to transport you to the top... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Skiing with family at end of January after several storms...... Staff were amazing and worked round the clock to open for snow sports,cleared blocked roads and provided great skiing conditions for all levels! And offered reduced price tickets! Very happy😊

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Thank Snow H
Durham, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Different - Visited at end of January, total whiteout on the mountain, went up the funicular railway, but no-one was allowed onto the mountain, skiers and walkers were stopped .but could go out onto viewing platform Spoke to people who have been up when blue skies and see for miles vista. Had toasted sarnie in restaurant, which was ok

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Thank Nomadtourist37
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At a cost of £11.50 each for the 10 minute trip up the funicular it wasn't really worth it. The car takes you up to the top, however you are not allowed to exit the facility to explore, however there is one viewing platform that offers spectacular views. In better weather we will walk up the mountain and explore. YOUR... More 

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Thank TZoono
Elgin, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Snow was awesome and when on the slope was really good. Advice on hire equipment was good. Did wait in a lot of queues for lifts, ski hire and buses.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went up on the mountain railway this weekend using converted tesco vouchers, so it worked out great value. I guess it's a little pricey at around £11 per adult for a return but with the tesco vouchers it was great as converting £5 got us £20 days out tokens to use towards the tickets. The train trip itself only... More 

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Thank NatTrips
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29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a railway up a mountain. Good view from top. Nervous passengers may not be totally captivated, but it does avoid the long walk otherwise...

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Thank 3base
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just came back from a weeks Skiing in Cairngorms we was lucky with Snow cover and weather! Very impressed with the setup at Cairngorm Mountain was like skiing in the Alps at time! The food at the storehouse is also excellent! Will definatly visit again! Thanks!

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Thank Matthew S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and cold. Clear weather. Several peaks to climb, sights to see, skiers to avoid and places to walk.

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Woodchurch
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable scenery, friendly staff and a restaurant with the best view on the planet. Exhibition at the top is well worth some time.

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