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Address: CairnGorm Ski Area, Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1479 861261
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   CairnGorm Mountain is a great place to visit at any time of...

   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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Views,cafe and a Mountain Railway

You have to do it to say you have done it! we had good views though the area immediately around the centre 'looks better with snow over it' one member of staff said. Apparentally... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stunning views going up mountain, but facilities at the top are pretty shabby. Restaurant (bit of a stretch calling it that, canteen nearer the mark) was manky. Such a shame as an absolutely stunning location, all we wanted was a cosy hot chocolate. Instead we got a self service machine dishing out hot water & a sachet of cocoa powder.... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You have to do it to say you have done it! we had good views though the area immediately around the centre 'looks better with snow over it' one member of staff said. Apparentally in winter the railway takes twice as many people because they all stand up with their skis and goes twice as fast because they are keen... More 

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Thank rogerrobert98
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved our visit to the Cairngorm Mountain! A brilliant activity & a must do with families if in the area :)

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Thank NikkiEspiner
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First time up Funicular railway to the viewing platform (last time I had to walk up!). Good journey, great views of snow covered Cairngorms

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1 Thank Bob S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A wee bit pricey but a nice day out, the kids (and adults) loved the funicular, and the views from the err viewing platform were majestic.

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1 Thank scott s
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelled on the Cairngorm funicular railway at the weekend. Breathtaking views of the scenery from the viewing platform at the Ptarmigan cafe. The Ticket entitles you to unlimited travel that day if you wanted to experience the scenery in different light/times or want to walk two routes. My only criticism is the "hot" chocolate from the cafe was only lukewarm... More 

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1 Thank Brian C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First class experience,especially on the funicular railway, unfortunately the snow cover was thawing but this did not affect the enjoyment.

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1 Thank David G
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Awe inspiring, the view is simply stunning, the drive up alone is worth the visit, stop in the carpark and try not to get your camera out, not happening. We went to the top using the funicular railway which at £12 for a day ticket for an adult is great value, at the top the clouds were down but hey... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

SIX pound offer for two in the November what's on brochure. Well worth a visit. Stunning views and well organised but I would have liked to have had a wee walk at top.

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good experience. Easiest way to climb up and down. Fantastic views on both journeys. Good value - though look for a voucher in the Tourist books (What's On)/shops to get money off. In high season I can imagine there being quite a wait for a train. Viewing platform at top is fantastic, but go prepared for cold and wind. Great... More 

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