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Cairngorms National Park

PH22 1QH, Scotland
+44 1479 873535
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Welcome to the Cairngorms National Park in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. The Cairngorms National Park is the largest national park in the UK and is one of the country's most special and cared for landscapes with a wide variety of traditional and unique villages and communities.
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PH22 1QH, Scotland
+44 1479 873535
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From Aviemore follow the signs up to the Cairngorm Mountain Railway car park. Parking is free but you are welcome to make a donation. Toilets are just off the car park before entering the ticket hall. Staff were excellent explaining ticketing offers, times of trains...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Driving through the Cairngorms with a bunch of friends from the TVR S Club was some of the best driving I've done. The scenery was stunning and the roads were perfect for a bunch of TVR sports cars out to enjoy what they were designed...More

Thank Roberts69
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Stunning views as you climb, only takes 8 minutes each way but worth every penny. On the top you'll find a lovely gift shop, cafe with excellent views all around serving delicious warming hot chocs, a viewing platform not to be missed and the highest...More

Thank Annabelle A
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Lovely hike in the Scottish higlands... However, it was very windy making the walk less pleasant... The landscape remains magnificent!

Thank Mathi2099
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

We took a Beautiful scenic ride through this area and nature is a,aging with its sheep, cattle, tons of pheasants creeks, waterfalls, ponds, wildlife in abundance. Just lovely as the leaves are changing right now. Some stillness and silence in our lives will do us...More

Thank ukienomad
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Having just come off the heels of Grand Teton and Yellowstone in the states, it was wonderful to see a national park in another part of the world. Cairngorms is vast and beautiful. Take some time to hike around and enjoy the beautiful sights!

Thank lhamilt77
Reviewed September 23, 2017

We had good weather for three days in the Highlands - and of course that made all the difference. We also had a rental car which allowed us to see everything at our own pace and to turn down windy roads into "out of the...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

If you visit Scotland and don't visit the Cairngorms national park then you actually never visited Scotland. The scenery.. the drive.. the wildlife.. the mountains.. every single aspect is breathtaking! And what's more is that it is all FREE! Yes there are places you may...More

Thank BoyScotland
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Such a magical place to unwind and to take in the scenery. We were there for about a week in Aug, and there's a lot to explore. From castles to walks, from local farm shops to distilleries. Give yourself time to travel from one location...More

Thank Swee N
Reviewed September 17, 2017

We spent a day walking around the base of the National Park beside the vernicular to the top. The mountainside and view was spectacular and to see all the diffetent colours of heather out was amazing. Amongst them all was a single little bush of...More

Thank Gillian2214
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March 9, 2017|
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Response from Ping P | Reviewed this property |
people will have their preferences but I would say each mountain area is different in character, due to the geology, weather patterns (east side is generally drier) and of course the history. Glencoe is more brooding and... More
February 26, 2015|
Response from Ping P | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend the trails around Loch Morlich in the middle of Glenmore forest park, there is a good circuit of the loch that gives great views up to the mountains, Cairngorm & its neighbouring peaks, and the trail is... More