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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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Amazing views from the top of railway.

We visited on a lovely sunny autumn day and had great views over the area for miles. The restaurant at the top is being refurbished so didn't spend a lot of time at the top. Staff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited on a lovely sunny autumn day and had great views over the area for miles. The restaurant at the top is being refurbished so didn't spend a lot of time at the top. Staff very helpful as I walk with aid of stick. Easy to get on and off train, lift between floors at top and bottom. Enjoyed... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Easyish walk up, wide and well maintained tracks and path. Fantastic views if the weather allows. We saw Ptarmigan, Black Grouse and Reindeer on the way up. You can take the funicular back down (if you don't mind the coach parties) which is much easier on the knees.

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Thank theonetruebob
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The mountain holds a special place in my heart as I don't like chair lifts this has a fabulous finicular up to the summit. During the summer you cannot go on the mountain but there is a fabulous viewing platform and the views are breath taking. There is also a wonderful cafe at the top that sells fab hot chocolate.

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Thank Julie A
Yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On arriving at Aviemore it was clear that you could see the top of Cairngorm so we took the opportunity to ride the funicular to the top. Only an 8 minute journey but the views from the top where wonderful

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Thank kennym66Yorkshire
Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had pretty good weather during our early-September climb. It was a bit windy but we managed without a problem. My wife was pregnant in the 5th month and she could go all the way to the top, from the parking lot. We stopped at the top station of the funicular where we ate a fantastic lunch at a great... More 

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Thank AxonnEchysttas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As with other trips on this break, this morning out was done on the basis of a previous visit by my family. Another thing that was useful was that admission can be paid through the Tesco Clubcard Days Out voucher scheme. My family nicknamed the funicular railway as the "James Bond train" and it's easy to see why as the... More 

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Thank Ph1leasFogg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Purchase a return ticket for the funicular railway, or walk up the mountain (different routes for different levels of walking ability) and purchase a ticket for a trip back down.

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Thank ConwayNic
Dunbar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great veiws on vist friendly staff good value for money cafe great coffee and scone lovely. The weather was great on the day we visited the trip up the vinular rail way was very informing .

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Thank davidwight01
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great experience to travel on the train, enabling you to take in all the wonderful views. Lovely big view point once you get to the top, and the views are simply breathtaking. Definitely worth a trip up.

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Lowick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking tour at the top of Cairgorm was purchased as a gift. The weather was fantastic and the views from the top are phenomenal. Well worth the effort!

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