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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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The trip is good value for money, pick a clear day for the views. Take your own snacks the cost of food in the restaurant is eye watering

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Kettlehill
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94 reviews 94 reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The trip is good value for money, pick a clear day for the views. Take your own snacks the cost of food in the restaurant is eye watering

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Friends recommended a visit on the mountain railway. Easy to find good directions from the centre of Aviemore. Trains run every 20min, £23 for both of us. The train was clean and staff very friendly. The views are phenomenal and there was still snow on the mountain tops. Views were out of this world. The visitors centre at the top... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We took the funicular up the mountain and enjoyed some time at the top with refreshment and enjoyed the spectacular view of the countryside.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Ok, I know its not Everest but it felt like it. This was the highest railway in the UK which Everest cannot boast. Very attentive staff guided us up to the peak. Restaurant, souvenir shop and viewing platform are a must-do.

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Alresford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Funicular ride up and down very interesting. At the top, the restaurant is very pleasant and the staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful. Only had coffee (twice) but it was good and at a reasonable price. If going out on the balcony, either for the view or to look for Ptarmigan, take warm clothes; even when the sun is out... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This was a last minute decision on a free afternoon whilst on conference and it was great fun. The views of the tundra, though depressingly bleak, were amazing, but oh so cold. Good for all ages

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Airdrie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Stunning views but quite cold when your up the hills, great for all the family and you can walk your dogs

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Bath
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A very pleasant day out. When the sun shines the scenery is fabulous. Funicular is worth a trip but a little expensive. Catering and other facilities a bit basic

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Denmead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We took the railway up to the top. Was very glad I'd taken by hat and gloves with us as it was freezing at the top at the viewpoint. Spent a bit of time out on the viewing point but visibility was poor with only occasional breaks in the cloud. Was hoping to see a ptarmigan but was not to... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Walked to the summit of Cairngorm Mountain in fabulous sunshine and had the most amazing views all around. Even snow on the top which added to the magic!

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