Discover the Cairngorms National Park

The spectacular Cairngorms National Park is easy to reach from Inverness. You can travel to Aviemore on the west side of the park by train or car in around 40 minutes. This is the largest National Park in Scotland and the UK and there is so much to do here! Walking and cycling, watersports and outdoor activities, family attractions, historic landmarks and so much more.


Walk or cycle

Lots of paths and trails to explore in an exquisite part of the world

Cairngorms Walks and Cycle Routes

Walking and cycling are very popular activities in the Cairngorms National Park. The towns and villages across the park have several paths and trails, which are ideal for walkers and cyclists. Abundant wildlife, rich history and magnificent views are aplenty, with many walking and biking trails to choose from. If you’re looking for a challenge, you can take on one of the rugged Cairngorms Hill Tracks, climb a Munro, or venture on a long-distance route such as The Speyside Way or Deeside Way.

Outdoor Activities in The Cairngorms

The Cairngorms is the place to go for outdoor activities in Scotland. It has two excellent watersports centres at Loch Insh and Loch Morlich. Here, you can enjoy fishing, sailing, swimming, rafting, windsurfing and much more. Along with the Cairngorm Mountain activity centre, which offers snowsports, adventure play and guided walks. Other popular outdoor activities in the Cairngorms include dog sledding and bungee jumping. There’s everything from family adventure parks to extreme sports for thrill-seekers.


Stunning views

Snowcapped mountains, glistening lochs, moorland and so much more!

Cairngorms Scenery and Wildlife

The ranges of the Cairngorms National Park offer some of the most stunning views in the world. Snow-topped mountains, rugged hills, glistening lochs, crystal clear rivers, heather-clad moorlands and ancient forests make up this beautiful and diverse Scottish landscape.

And within this landscape live a multitude of wild trees, plants, animals and insects. Home to creatures such as the red squirrel, osprey, wildcat, golden eagle, badger, red and roe deer and pine marten. So a visit to the Cairngorms is a truly magical experience for wildlife lovers!

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