Aviemore and the Cairngorms
Scotland's Natural Adventure

Whether your sense of adventure is purely personal or you're motivated by the strictly professional, Cairngorms National Park, with Aviemore at its heart, is the perfect place for adventure in every sense.  Aviemore and the Cairngorms is one of Europe's last and most enduringly beautiful wild places, but with an energy, vitality and experience that makes a completely contemporary environment for work, play and everything in between. Aviemore and the Cairngorms are totally accessible by road, rail or air. Entirely accommodating in every sense.  And wonderfully familiar and new at the same time.  Aviemore and the Cairngorms is the place to find true adventure and discover that perfection really does exist.
The recently designated National Park together with exciting new developments at the Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort, all add to make the area of Aviemore and the Cairngorms ‘Scotland’s newest destination’.

Our hospitality is as legendary as our natural environment.  World Class accommodation, superb conference facilities, a wide range of activities and attractions …. name it, you’ll find it …. so read on to find out more:


Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort
The Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort is a holiday destination with so much to offer you, your partner, your friends and family more>
08451 255 455

The Boat Hotel, Boat of Garten
Imagine a Best Loved Hotel of the World, where the care and commitment to quality of professional owners combines seamlessly with a team working totally in harmony with customer values more>
01479 831258

Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore
The Cairngorm Hotel is Aviemore’s Premier Independent Hotel, offering a warm and friendly welcome more>
01479 810233

The Cross, Kingussie
A family run restaurant with rooms set in four acres of riverside grounds more>
01540 661166

Great North Lodges
Set amidst the spectacular scenery of the Highlands of Scotland, Great North Lodges, a group of eight luxury self-catering lodges, offers unique properties, with many personal touches more>
0870 241 6970

Hilton Coylumbridge, by Aviemore
Hilton Coylumbridge, the leading family resort hotel in the Highlands, is set in a 65 acre woodland estate at the heart of the Cairngorms more>
01479 811811

Muckrach Lodge Hotel and Restaurant, Dulnain Bridge, Grantown-on-Spey
This is a romantic and stylish small country house hotel in the Cairngorms National Park, right in the heart of the Scottish Highlands more>
01479 851257

Pine Bank Chalets, Aviemore
Providing accommodation in Aviemore, Pine Bank Chalets offers quality self catering, chalet, lodge and log cabin accommodation in one of the most visited parts of Scotland. more>
01479 810000

Scottish Youth Hostels Association
Aviemore Youth Hostel sits at the gateway of the Cairngorms National Park. "Upmarket Hostelling in a well equipped building” Lonely Planet Scotland. more>
0870 1 55 32 55

Cairngorm Lodge Youth Hostel
Situated in the heart of the Glenmore Forest Park, 7 miles from Aviemore and just 2 miles from the Cairngorm ski area. “This popular and well run hostel has a great location” Lonely Planet. more>
0870 1 55 32 55

Cairn Hotel, Carrbridge
Enjoy the country pub atmosphere-log fire,real ales, malt whiskies, affordable food in this small village centre hotel. more>
01479 841212

Ravenscraig Guest House, Aviemore
Ravenscraig is a 12 bedroom guest house situated on the main street of Aviemore, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, within easy walking distance of the numerous bars, restaurants and amenities the village has to offer more>
01479 810 278


Cairngorm Mountain
CairnGorm Mountain, with its fantastic funicular and the mountain top Ptarmigan Restaurant, offers the opportunity for everyone, regardless of age or physical ability, to enjoy an incredible mountain experience in comfort and safety. more>
01479 861261

The Fun House, at the Hilton Hotel, Coylumbridge, near Aviemore
Designed with families in mind the Fun House is a purpose built facility on site at Hilton Coylumbridge. more>
01479 813081

Highland Folk Museum, Kingussie and Newtonmore
In the heart of the Highlands, with great views of the Cairngorm Mountains, discover how Highland people lived, worked and played at the award-winning Highland Folk Museum. more>
01540 661307

Highland Wildlife Park, Kincraig
Discover Scotland’s wildlife, past and present, at this unique attraction in the spectacular setting of the Cairngorms National Park. more>
01540 651270

Landmark Forest Theme Park, Carrbridge
Where else in the UK can you rock climb, flume ride, meet red squirrels face to face, walk through the tops of tall pine trees, watch logs being sawn on a steam powered sawmill …and you have only just got going more>
0800 7313446

La Taverna Ristorante - Pizzeria & Bar, Aviemore
La Taverna is built with an Alpine flair, typically continental, where in a warm and friendly atmosphere you can party with your friends and enjoy a plate of pasta and a glass of vino. more>
01479 810683

Loch Insh Watersports & Skiing Centre, Kincraig
Open year-round for watersports and winter snow skiing. From April to October the many activities include sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, family river trips, rowing and salmon fishing plus archery, dry ski slope skiing and mountain biking. more>
01540 651272

Rothiemurchus, by Aviemore
Rothiemurchus is so beautiful, you feel good just being there - an inspirational place for relaxation and having fun. more>
01479 812345

Speyside Wildlife
The name says it all - Speyside Wildlife. For years we've been the number one guides to the famous wildlife of this place, our home ... now the core of the new Cairngorms National Park. more>
01479 812498

Strathspey Steam Railway, Aviemore to Boat of Garten
No one can resist the romance of steam and, even though the journey was considerably harder then, the Strathspey Railway between Aviemore and Boat of Garten gives a taste of how the journey to the north was in the days when Aviemore was a hub of railway activity. more>
01479 810725

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