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CairnGorm Mountain

CairnGorm Ski Area, Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
+44 1479 861261
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Skiing In Need of Investment But Staff Are Brilliant

Whilst I'm from Scotland and have lived in the UK my whole life, I've always gone skiing in France... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
cr0ft
We walked up a mountain!

Friendly and helpful staff. Jaw-droppingly BEAUTIFUL scenery. We walked up on Boxing Day (in the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
AniramPetals
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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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  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CairnGorm Ski Area, Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Whilst I'm from Scotland and have lived in the UK my whole life, I've always gone skiing in France to date. Whilst they are in a different country, the alpine ski resorts are clearly direct competitors to the Scottish resorts and so I am going...More

1  Thank cr0ft
Reviewed 2 days ago

Friendly and helpful staff. Jaw-droppingly BEAUTIFUL scenery. We walked up on Boxing Day (in the snow!) up Windy Ridge, had a tasty hot chocolate in the restaurant at Ptarmigan and then walked down the other way (approximately following the funicular). GLORIOUS! Unequivocably one of the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tried to get on the mountain railway a couple of years back but it was closed for repair when we visited, managed this time and really enjoyed the experience. It was mobbed as it was snowing and a weekend so lots of skis and snowboards....More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was very beautiful on the mountain. The train goes up and down very few minutes. If you have to visit I would suggest to visit on a sunny day as it would give great views. We could not see much as it was snowing....More

Thank Neeraj K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great trip skiing, brilliant conditions and managed to get good snow days. The staff are extremely happy and helpful. Cafe was nice and a good selection of hot and cold foods! We will definitely return!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place staff were very nice and helpful, skiing was great not all runs open but skiing was good. The railway up was great. Staff at hire place were great as were the rest all over the mountain.More

Thank Paul H
NRCairnGorm_Mountain, Bookings Administrator at CairnGorm Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Paul. Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your great experience that you had yesterday. The skiing was great and with no wind. Our staff at ski hire are enthusiastic and very helpful. We hope you come back again soon for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our children up to the mountain for a pre birthday treat and visited the restaurant. The views are breathtaking and spectacular and the children loved the whole experience. Our four year old was in absolute awe of the place and loved every minute...More

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NRCairnGorm_Mountain, Bookings Administrator at CairnGorm Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Roseanne. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us and TripAdvisor. I am delighted that you had spectacular views and your children thoroughly enjoyed their time getting photos next to the Highest Post Box in the UK and sitting in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our recent visit to the highlands I took my mum up to the top of the Cairngorm mountain on the fenicular. She absolutely loved it. We enjoyed a cuppa at the top and even enjoyed a brief view ( once the clouds parted) from...More

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NRCairnGorm_Mountain, Bookings Administrator at CairnGorm Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us at CairnGorm Mountain and TripAdvisor. I am very pleased that you and your Mum enjoyed your coffee whilst taking in the stunning views. We do hope that you will return another day. Lorna

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out for the whole family loved the snowy mountain great time spent the day on top out in the snowMore

Thank themutchies
NRCairnGorm_Mountain, Bookings Adminsitrator at CairnGorm Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to sharing your experience with us at CairnGorm Mountain and TripAdvisor. I am glad that you all had a wonderful day up here in our beautiful "Winter Wonderland" . We do hope you will come back another day. Kind...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the top on the funicular railway on December the 30th. once at the top it was -16 degrees but was the most incredible views i had ever seen. Nice restaurant and bar at the top with a viewing platform..If you go in...More

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NRCairnGorm_Mountain, Bookings Administrator at CairnGorm Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Spencer for taking the time to write a review about CairnGorm Mountain. It certainly was cold on the 30th December and I hope you wrapped up well enough? We do have a lovely restaurant and as you say it has the most incredible...More

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Lindsey Y
25 September 2017|
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Response from Alohikea | Reviewed this property |
Can't go up unless guide dogs but if you hike up to the top from the bottom I believe you can take dog down if the signs were right.
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Neha R
13 August 2017|
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Response from Reiselustig58 | Reviewed this property |
Free parking and plenty of spaces but we were obviously out of season.
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scotartan
19 July 2017|
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Response from Foxynator | Reviewed this property |
It is so changeable you should be prepared for anything. We visited with perfect weather, the next day was cloudy at the top so would have been wet
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