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Review of CairnGorm Mountain

CairnGorm Mountain
Ranked #8 of 44 things to do in Aviemore
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed February 16, 2013

excellent trip if you can see the view
If you cant see the top from the carpark dont get on train as there wont be any views from the cafe

Visited January 2013
Thank JDLarkhall
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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“love it”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

deffo worth a day out - perfect for all the family - educational fun and exhilarating :) skiing there is sooo good weather you are a beginner or pro everyone is welcome, the railway is fun, and at the top you a yummy delish hot chocolate. :)

Visited December 2012
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great place”
Reviewed February 14, 2013

We went here for skiing well organised and the train that takes you to the top is great the restaurant at the top is madly busy all the time no tables to sit at and a night mare to even more around in there. If you are on a ski lesson this is where they will stop for lunch a real pain as you have no choice but to go in there.
The view from up the top of the mountain is amazing well worth going up there stunning don't miss this one.

Visited February 2013
Thank Sue J
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Not got a clue”
Reviewed February 13, 2013

Travelled to the cairngorm today got to the snow gates at 9 o clock and told the hill was shut no updates on web site so I wasted £20 of fuel for nothing then I went the following week and the staff let someone get on the train with a ice axe the guy turned around and took my brand new Oakley goggles out the game and left me with blurred vision for 3 days in one eye emailed the cairngorm no reply phoned them and they still never replied I and my friends have been season ticket holders for over 6 years and I think we will all be leaving and going to Nevis range it's sad when the head of the mountain can't even send you a reply £270 for season ticket £150 for a pair of goggles and a sore face and eye great

Thank Kingoftree
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Rhayader, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Spectacular Views”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

Efficient and comfortable service to access Britain's second highest mountain. Drinks and snacks at restaurant at the top seemed expensive but food is reasonably priced. We used Tesco vouchers to pay for furnicular railway, this would be expensive if we had paid cash for what is a short journey.

Visited February 2013
Thank T68teen
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