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Address: CairnGorm Ski Area, Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
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+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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Beautiful, rugged landscape. I went in the winter and did some hiking, but there was not enough snow for snowboarding etc. I can only imagine how amazing it is in the spring and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful, rugged landscape. I went in the winter and did some hiking, but there was not enough snow for snowboarding etc. I can only imagine how amazing it is in the spring and summer months as well. If you go in the winter and want to hike....hiking boots and lots of warm gear + face shield...its windy...you will get wind... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited here in December in search of snow for my Aussie boyfriend. We drove a long way to get there but it was worth it. One staff member said there had been 7meter drifts up to the roof of the building on the top - there was only a covering when we were there but it was enough. There was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited here a few times whilst in aviemore. The views are fantastic and few shops to look at and the mountain railway is great and fantastic food at the top.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On a clear day the views are outstanding in all directions. If fair weather the hike up to Cairngorm itself is well worth it although don't be fooled. It is a but further than you might think, and can be very windy on the plateau even if its relatively calm at the top station. The Ptarmigan Restaurant has improved a... More 

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Thank Richard N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for a long weekend to Aviemore for the Mrs birthday, this included a trip up Cairngorm. Tried to be energetic and walk up but decided to take the funicular after getting half way. Lovely little gift shop and caffe at the top, and the hot mulled wine was welcome with the -23 wind chill! Spectacular views and a lovely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent place to visit , and if you are quite fit try the walk up to the top , and get the train down . I did it this week in the snow , wow ! what a view , took some great photos on the way up .

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Thank Gary W
Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

whatever the weather if the funicular is open this is a must do activity. The café at the top offers good wholesome food and drink and even in the worst of weathers (blizzards etc) it is still a great experience.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have to visit here views are beautiful we went here in feb 2016 and there was snow up on the mountain.. There is a large cafe and lovely gift shops the train going up to the top of the mountain was good fun but very steep. You can ski and snow board or if you don't do these it's just... More 

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Burscough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited during October half term and were really lucky with the weather, it was bitterly cold, but the sun made an effort to appear and it was dry. It is well signposted from the town and there is plenty of parking. It was really quiet the day we visited so we were able to get on the first available... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

10-15 min drive from Rothimurcas centre. Public buses also offer a service that seems to tie in with Funicular rail service that operates every 20 mins up the mountain. Family passes available on the Funicular, took 8 mins to get up. Great views to be had. At the top views are even more spectacular. Gift shop also sells postcards so... More 

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