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Availability in July and August 2023

Summer fun in the Cairngorms

Discover an unforgettable summer escape in the breathtaking Cairngorms, where nature weaves its magic and adventure awaits at every turn. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of rugged landscapes, vibrant wildlife, and thrilling outdoor activities. Whether you seek tranquility or adrenaline-pumping experiences, the Cairngorms have something to captivate every soul.

  1. Explore Majestic Mountains: Embark on an awe-inspiring journey through the Cairngorms' magnificent peaks. Traverse sweeping trails that lead you to panoramic vistas, where jagged mountain ranges embrace rolling valleys below. Feel the thrill as you conquer the summits, rewarded with views that will leave you breathless.

  2. Unleash Your Inner Adventurer: Brace yourself for an adrenaline rush like no other! Engage in heart-pounding activities such as mountain biking, kayaking, and rock climbing. Conquer the rapids of the River Spey, feel the wind in your hair as you cycle through lush forests, or scale towering crags for an unforgettable sense of achievement.

  3. Wildlife Encounters: Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of the Cairngorms' wildlife. From the elusive red squirrels to the majestic golden eagles soaring overhead, there's a treasure trove of creatures awaiting your discovery. Join guided nature tours or go wildlife spotting on your own to catch a glimpse of these extraordinary beings in their natural habitat.

  4. Mesmerizing Lochs and Rivers: The Cairngorms boast an abundance of sparkling lochs and meandering rivers, perfect for a tranquil day out. Set sail on Loch Morlich or Loch Insh, surrounded by serene beauty and framed by breathtaking mountain backdrops. Enjoy a peaceful fishing trip or go kayaking, letting the waters soothe your soul.

  5. Enchanting Forests: Lose yourself in the enchanting embrace of ancient Caledonian pine forests. Wander amidst towering trees, moss-covered rocks, and babbling brooks. Breathe in the crisp mountain air and feel the earth beneath your feet as you explore this mystical woodland sanctuary.

  6. Golfing Paradise: Swing into action at some of Scotland's finest golf courses, nestled amidst the Cairngorms' picturesque landscapes. Test your skills on meticulously manicured fairways while relishing the stunning vistas around you. Tee off in tranquility as the warm summer sun accompanies your every stroke.

  7. Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the Cairngorms. Visit charming Highland villages, where you can explore traditional distilleries, sample fine Scotch whisky, and indulge in warm hospitality. Engage with local artisans, uncovering their craftsmanship in traditional crafts such as pottery, weaving, and woodwork.

  8. Scenic Rail Journeys: Embark on a scenic rail journey through the heart of the Cairngorms. Marvel at the picturesque landscapes passing by your window as the historic steam train chugs along, whisking you away to a bygone era. Sit back, relax, and let the beauty of the surroundings unfold before your eyes.

  9. Family Fun: Create unforgettable memories with your loved ones in the Cairngorms. Take the little ones on nature trails, where they can learn about the region's flora and fauna. Enjoy picnics by crystal-clear streams or venture on a treasure hunt in the woods. The Cairngorms are a playground for all ages.

  10. Unwind and Rejuvenate: After a day of exploration, treat yourself to relaxation and rejuvenation. Retreat to your cozy self-catering accommodation, where you can unwind amidst the tranquility of nature. Savor the evening breeze as you bask in the golden glow of the setting sun, reflecting on the incredible experiences of the day.


Accommodation Available in July

30th June - 3rd July

3rd July - 7th July

7th July - 10th July

Short stays in Druim an Lochain

Short stays in 10 Bynack House

Breaks in Pilmuir

Accommodation available in August

4th August - 7th August 

7th August - 9th August

7th August  - 11th August

18th August  - 25th August

21st August - 25th August

25th August - 28th August - Harley Davidson Rally


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