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Cairngorms National Park

PH22 1QH, Scotland
+44 1479 873535
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Welcome to the Cairngorms National Park in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. The Cairngorms National Park is the largest national park in the UK and is one of the country's most special and cared for landscapes with a wide variety of traditional and unique villages and communities.
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PH22 1QH, Scotland
+44 1479 873535
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice scenic drive through the northern part of the park, from Speyside/Aberlour back to Inverness. Just another of the great country in Scotland.

Thank MrSpiceMan
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you have just a few extra minutes to drive to Inverness from Edinburgh you have to take the scenic route furthest east. The route is probably the most beautiful single route I've ever been on. I will drive it again and again if I...More

Thank Dacw6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Cairngorms near the end of our trip. So we didn't do as much hiking here as we did elsewhere -- but not for lack of opportunities! We saw a big herd of deer on one hike near Deeside. Next time we will...More

Thank Yoga B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were making a drive from St. Andrews to Inverness. Our GPS suggested a fast route around the park. We elected to drive up into and through the park and we are so glad we did. I must mention, a clear day added to our...More

Thank Travelartgolf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our drive through the centre of Scotland. The highlands are absolutely beautiful. The Burren and all of the stone fences are completely amazing. Having been told that the heather turns the hills a beautiful purple in August, we will be planning our next...More

Thank Kelsey M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving through this park is like driving through time, or driving through a postcard. Beautiful green hills with sheep everywhere and not another soul in sight. It’s like going back in time, the scenery is so peaceful and serene. One of the nicest drives in...More

Thank SingaSwiss
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Blessed with amazing weather for Scotland, we walked and walked on a myriad of paths past lochs, through trees and all sorts of topography. Rarely saw another. Incredibly well maintained. With so much space and options, there is an adventure here for every interest. Get...More

Thank Kennellyadventure
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Spent a night in a small hotel (with ghost stories) and spent the days either side driving around. Truly incredible wildlife and beautiful lakes.

Thank lsgoldblatt
Reviewed 4 July 2017

You are going to see some amazing views and I only wish I was here when there was snow on the ground because I bet it would be amazingly beautiful. We landed at Edinburgh airport and started driving up to Inverness, this was a great...More

1  Thank GlobalPhotographer68
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Drove through the Cairngorms from Pitlochry to Inverurie. This is a very nice drive lovely scenery from ski fields, castles and small towns along the way. Balmoral is part way through as well. If you are on a driving tour you must do at least...More

Thank Lino L
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10 March 2017|
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Response from Ping P | Reviewed this property |
people will have their preferences but I would say each mountain area is different in character, due to the geology, weather patterns (east side is generally drier) and of course the history. Glencoe is more brooding and... More
27 February 2015|
Response from Ping P | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend the trails around Loch Morlich in the middle of Glenmore forest park, there is a good circuit of the loch that gives great views up to the mountains, Cairngorm & its neighbouring peaks, and the trail is... More