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Top things to do in Aviemore and the Cairngorms

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Full On Adventure (Aviemore)
Ranked #1 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
Owner description: Full On Adventure, Aviemore based provider of great outdoor activities.We provide a wide range of adventure activities and... more » Owner description: Full On Adventure, Aviemore based provider of great outdoor activities.We provide a wide range of adventure activities and wild adventure journeys. Our Aviemore based adventures include River Tubing (White Water Adventure tubing), White Water Rafting, Canyoning, River Touring Kayak and Canoe trips, ww kayak coaching, sea kayaking, guided mountain biking, Nordic XC Ski hire and lessons, Alpine and Back Country Skiing or Snow Boarding lessons and guiding, Winter Skills courses, Adventure Training and Corporate adventure activities. We also run a number of adventurous multi day trips to various locations. We pride ourselves on having a highly skilled team of qualified guides, only the best quality equipment and extra warm gear for when it's not the sunny paradise that is the Scottish Highlands. « less
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Highland Folk Museum (Newtonmore)
Ranked #2 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums; Parks
Owner description: Discover how Highland people lived, worked and played at this award-winning museum. Experience life portrayed from the early... more » Owner description: Discover how Highland people lived, worked and played at this award-winning museum. Experience life portrayed from the early 1700s to the mid 1900s. Find the difference between a “cruck” and a “croman”, smell the “reek” of a peat fire, relive early school days and life on the farm, or just enjoy a “blether” and reminisce with our friendly staff. Extensive play area, shops, café, and picnic sites throughout grounds. A great family day out for all ages. Free admissionOpen Easter to end of October – 3 to 6 hour visit recommended « less
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Loch an Eilein (Aviemore)
Ranked #3 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Hidden in the forest of Rothiemurchus, this beautiful place is one of the most loved in the UK. Loch an Eilein (loch of the... more » Owner description: Hidden in the forest of Rothiemurchus, this beautiful place is one of the most loved in the UK. Loch an Eilein (loch of the island) with its 13th century island castle, was voted Britain's Best Picnic Spot as part of the celebrations to highlight the 10th anniversary of Warburtons National Bread Week which took place in May 2010 - a big thank you to everyone who voted. Step back in time and retrace the steps of the Highland cattle raiders as you enjoy views of the dramatic and mysterious Highland castle and enjoy the exceptional wildlife of the forest including Red Squirrels and Scottish Crossbills. You can enjoy some of the best low level walking in Scotland. Sheltered by ancient pine trees with views of the mountains, the path round the loch is suitable for motorised wheel chairs, off road buggies and is part of the 50km Rothiemurchus way marked network of paths. « less
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Speyside Wildlife (Aviemore)
Ranked #4 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Speyside Wildlife, the Scottish tour operator, offers wildlife watching experiences to suit everyone. We run fully inclusive,... more » Owner description: Speyside Wildlife, the Scottish tour operator, offers wildlife watching experiences to suit everyone. We run fully inclusive, fully guided, bird, whale and mammal watching holidays, in Scotland and around the world, for enthusiasts of every ability, plus tailor-made wildlife watching tours of any length to suit your requirements. Visit our evening mammal watching hides in the Cairngorms National Park for close up and personal views of Pine Marten, Badgers and more! « less
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Ranked #5 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Visit Britain's only free-ranging herd of reindeer in their natural environment. Follow your guide as they lead you up to the... more » Owner description: Visit Britain's only free-ranging herd of reindeer in their natural environment. Follow your guide as they lead you up to the reindeer's mountain enclosure. Once there, your guide will tell you all about the reindeer and you can walk amongst them, stroking them and feeding them by hand.Don't fancy the hill trip? For those less able, from Easter to New Year, we have a small group of reindeer in the paddock at the Centre itself. For younger visitors, there is a quiz, you can make your own badge, or make an antler headband. « less
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TreeZone (Aviemore)
Ranked #6 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
Owner description: High in the trees at Rothiemurchus, TreeZone is the ultimate Aerial Adventure Course.Zip wires, balance beams, hanging... more » Owner description: High in the trees at Rothiemurchus, TreeZone is the ultimate Aerial Adventure Course.Zip wires, balance beams, hanging platforms, tightropes, scramble nets, white-knuckle bridges and gap jumps are set in the ancient Caledonian Pines of the Cairngorm Mountains. TreeZone is an unforgettable activity for adventurers of all ages. « less
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Working Sheepdogs (Kincraig)
Ranked #7 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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$200* and up
Ranked #8 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
The U.K.'s largest national park.
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Ranked #9 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
RSPB Osprey and Nature Reserve on Loch Garten near Aviemore, Scotland.
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Craggan Outdoors (Grantown-on-Spey)
Ranked #10 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
Owner description: Welcome to Craggan Outdoors, the Highlands & Islands 'Best Visitor Attraction', an accolade achieved in the Highlands &... more » Owner description: Welcome to Craggan Outdoors, the Highlands & Islands 'Best Visitor Attraction', an accolade achieved in the Highlands & Islands Tourism Awards 2012. Based at Grantown-on-Spey (15 minutes from Aviemore) on beautiful Speyside in the Cairngorms National Park, Craggan Outdoors offers one of the widest ranges of outdoor activities available in Scotland. « less
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Rothiemurchus (Aviemore)
Ranked #11 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
Owner description: Rothiemurchus welcomes you every day of the year. Be inspired by the scenery, enjoy relaxing or adventurous outdoor... more » Owner description: Rothiemurchus welcomes you every day of the year. Be inspired by the scenery, enjoy relaxing or adventurous outdoor activities, share our passion for delicious estate produce and caravan or camp on the edge of the ancient forest. At the forefront of nature conservation and one of Scotland’s leading tourist attractions Rothiemurchus Estate is a much loved community asset. We are at the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, just outside Aviemore, somewhere quite different and special – a jewel of the Highlands of Scotland. « less
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Ranked #12 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Discover Scottish wildlife and endangered animals of the world's mountains and tundra in our spectacular setting. Drive... more » Owner description: Discover Scottish wildlife and endangered animals of the world's mountains and tundra in our spectacular setting. Drive around the Main Reserve in your own car and then investigate the walk-round area on foot. With everything from Scottish wildcats to polar bears don't miss the Highlands' wildest day out! « less
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Anagach Woods (Grantown-on-Spey)
Ranked #13 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Forests; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #14 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Trams; Mountains; Ski/ Snowboard Areas

The area between Aveimore and Cairngorm mountain base, incorporating the forrests and lochs of Rothiemurchus and Glenmore estates is one of the most beautiful parts of the UK... more »

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Ranked #15 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Educational Sites; Tours; Specialty Museums
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Ruthven Barracks (Newtonmore)
Ranked #16 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Ancient Ruins; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Other
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Ranked #18 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Equestrian Trails
Owner description: Come and ride with the originators of pony trekking and riding holidays in Scotland, we were established in 1952. We have a... more » Owner description: Come and ride with the originators of pony trekking and riding holidays in Scotland, we were established in 1952. We have a museum dedicated to Highland Pony Heritage as well as many activities apart from just riding: Carriage Rides, Sleigh Rides, Ski Joring, Wedding Carriages, Birthday Parties, Hen and Stag Do's, Horse Shows, Fun Days, Childrens Rides, Working Holidays, Saddle Club, Barbeques. We have a tuck shop on site and also do teas and coffees etc.Come and stay with us on one of our Working or Learning Holidays. Tell us what you would like to do and where you would like to stay and we will put a package together for you. « less
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Ranked #19 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Museums
Owner description: Clan Macpherson House and Museum displays historical items from Clan Macpherson and Scottish history. Open April 1-October... more » Owner description: Clan Macpherson House and Museum displays historical items from Clan Macpherson and Scottish history. Open April 1-October 31. « less
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Ranked #20 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Other
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Aviemore Circular (Aviemore)
Ranked #21 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Biking Trails; Trails
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Grantown Museum (Grantown-on-Spey)
Ranked #22 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Museums
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Ranked #23 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Adventure Activities Aviemore
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Fused and Light (Newtonmore)
Ranked #24 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #25 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Forests; Nature and Parks
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The Iona Gallery (Kingussie)
Ranked #26 of 26 attractions in Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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