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Rothiemurchus

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Rothiemurchus shooting ground

Great couple of days out here. Staff cannot do enough to help and go out there way to help. Turning... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
23grmidlothian
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scotland
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Clay pigeon shooting

Well, what a day we had here. Family of four, 14yo girl and 12 yo boy 2 dogs and mum and dad... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tttttrrr
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Rothiemurchus welcomes you every day of the year to enjoy and help care for " truly the most beautiful place in my world. A place with so many activities available for old and young but also a place to find complete peace". Be inspired by the...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great couple of days out here. Staff cannot do enough to help and go out there way to help. Turning up and shooting was simple. Highly recommendedMore

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 23grmidlothian
Rothiescot, Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I'm really pleased you had such a great time at our Clay Shooting Ground. Thank you very much for sharing this great review, it means alot to our team - instructors, booking team, admin, digital techys, office, maintenance ... who care hugely about enabling people...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well, what a day we had here. Family of four, 14yo girl and 12 yo boy 2 dogs and mum and dad. Fabulous estate. So much to choose from. Definitely need to visit more than once to appreciate all that is on offer. From archery...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Rothiescot, Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you taking the time to write and share this amazing review - I am so pleased that you had such a great day with the family. We try to make this a place where people of all ages and experience can relax and enjoy...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

me and my son went quad biking it was brilliant we saw deer and highland cattle and amazing senery even though it cost 50 pounds it was a great experience

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Brian S
Rothiescot, Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Super pleased you enjoyed quad trekking at Rothiemurchus so much. I appreciate you sharing this review - thank you. Hope to see you here again and thank you for telling about your great experience together.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The cafe, visitor centre and farm shop is a must visit. We were a group of 6 friends visiting Aviemore for hiking and we stopped off here for coffe, cake and some meat for a bbq on the way back. The cafe is beautiful and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Rothiescot, Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Rothiemurchus Centre. What a great review - thank you for sharing your visit. Rothiemurchus venison is very special - 'velvety' tender but not strong tasting, as it is specially selected by Peter, our expert...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely homebaking in cafe. Shop has local artists work. Lovely cards and gifts. Interesting array of goods.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank margaret j
Rothiescot, General Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Delighted you enjoyed our home baking - everything is freshly made here. I'm particularly glad you liked the work by our talented local artists; we feature a different artist each month in the Druie Café at Rothiemurchus Centre and between April to October have more...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I came to Aviemore for her 30th birthday and decided to try clay pigeon shooting on the first day then quad biking the next. Both experiences were absolutely fantastic and set in the most amazing scenery. For the shooting, we did the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Rothiescot, Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am so pleased you both had a great time celebrating by clay shooting and quad trekking at Rothiemurchus; our instructors love sharing their enthusiasm for their sport. You are clever booking a Gold Experience - it really is the best way for a couple...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Returning here for the 3rd visit (Sunday 13th jan.) love to have a browse round the left over Christmas stock And food/ drink department and have generally found the staff welcoming and helpful. I have to say today was a different story, may be this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Rothiescot, General Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am so sorry that your last visit to Rothiemurchus Centre was disappointing - thank you letting us know. We have comments leaflets everywhere as we welcome and take on board feedback as we try to always exceed expectations and never disappoint. The member of...More

Reviewed January 8, 2019

We have been coming here for over 25 years and are never tired of it. It is the sheer beauty and majesty of the place. We should be thankful to the Estate for the work they do and the multiple activities that are put on.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Rothiescot, Owner at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit, it takes generations with a long term vision and commitment to nature, to people and to communities as well as a great team to keep Rothiemurchus as it is and now includes those who visit and enjoy...More

Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

They do do much that you are bound to find a activity or walk for every ability Seen only a fraction of what's out on offer, keep going to see what's addedMore

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mchaggiz
Rothiescot, General Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

We're so pleased you enjoy Rothiemurchus and very grateful for this wonderful review - thank you and also for sharing. By paying to park and when you book our outdoor activities you are caring for this special place and helping to keep it for future...More

Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Second visit this time, the first was around 5 years ago. We did an afternoon of clay pigeon shooting. Great instructor, very experienced and informative. The stands are laid out well, the whole thing is incredibly organised and professional. Would highly recommend and am looking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ahedger
Rothiescot, General Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2019

I am delighted you enjoyed your return visit so much - thank you for this sharing this helpful, appreciative review. You could not have given higher praise to our amazing team, thank you. Hope you can return soon.

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Claire H
July 3, 2018|
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Response from Rothiescot | Property representative |
Sorry, Not really - but you could learn to Fly Fish there. It's a great sport, the Fishery is a very beautiful, peaceful place and they have excellent fly fishing instructors. Best way to wait for an Osprey.
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Lbug77
May 20, 2018|
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Response from Rothiescot | Property representative |
Thank you, yes there are 50+ Highland Cattle in the fields here, but they can be un-cooperative, some distance from the road and not reliably easy to see. The Rothiemurchus Ranger led Hairy Coo and Safari tours enable you to... More
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Sheri P
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A few questions about the sleeper trains... (11 Replies)
It was suggested here on the forums that taking the Caladoneon sleeper would be a fun way to get up to Scotland from London, and we're strongly leaning toward doing so. I was wondering if you could give me a bit of feedback on a couple of possible travel iteneraries, especially concerning the sleeper. On first research, I was thinking of taking the sleeper to Fort William where we could then catch some breakfast, then take the scenic train ride to Mallaig. We'd then take the ferry to...More
October 13, 2006|
Response fromMountainMeg|
Can't help much with you enquiries about London to Fort William because I have never travelled that route by Caledonian Sleeper. However I did Aberdeen to London last year and advise you to make sure you are wrapped up well to sleep. You are given one top sheet and a thin blanket to keep you warm. I was frozen for the first part of the journey (I had top bunk) even with the heating on. Maybe there was a problem with our berth which others didn't have, but I really was very cold. By the...More
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Any Advice on My Itinerary? (7 Replies)
I'm planning a 10 day self-drive tour starting and ending in Edinburgh in July. I would appreciate it if someone could advise me on the feasability of following the itinerary below: Days 1 & 2: Edinburgh - Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, Rossalyn Chapel and Arthur's Seat (not driving) Day 3: Drive through Glasgow and take a ferry to Isle of Arran for a night Days 4 & 5: Oban - Whale watching, full day tour of Isles of Mull, Iona and Staffa Day 6: Drive to Fort William to take the...More
March 01, 2011|
Response fromWegetaboutabit.|
Hi You don't mention how you are travelling on your fist day - Edinburgh - Royal mile etc. You do say 'not driving' - but wondered if you knew the Rosslyn Chapel is about 8 miles out of Edinburgh? Day 2 seems o.k. as do 4 and 5. Presume you are back to Oban on day 6, I would suggest that you go through Glencoe on your journey to Fort William, staying overnight there ( can recommend the Clan McDuff Hotel) an early start on day 7 - you could do the train to Mallaig ( if you haven't had time...More
feeblecat
scotland
Taking dog to Rothiemurchus near Aviemore - what can we do? (3 Replies)
Hi, we have booked for a week to go to Rothiemurchus near Aviemore. Our 4-legged friend will be with us. Apart from walking, is there anything else we can do where we can take our dog with us (activities etc). Also, how dog friendly is the area - pubs etc?
February 13, 2011|
Response fromwoodybark|
Rothiemurchus is a very dog friendly area and the walks around Loch an Eilein are given over to dog walkers but be aware there are a lot of places you are asked to keep your dog on a lead or under close control as per the country code. Many walks are not fenced and the sheep and cattle are controlled only by cattle grids so you may encounter these animals roaming anywhere without being fenced in especially on Rothiemurchus estate. You are not allowed to take your dog on the bus as far as I...More