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Address: CairnGorm Ski Area, Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
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+44 1479 861261
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Sun - Sat 10:20 - 16:00
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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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CairnGorm ski area

Excellent place to visit , and if you are quite fit try the walk up to the top , and get the train down . I did it this week in the snow , wow ! what a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Gary W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent place to visit , and if you are quite fit try the walk up to the top , and get the train down . I did it this week in the snow , wow ! what a view , took some great photos on the way up .

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Thank Gary W
Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

whatever the weather if the funicular is open this is a must do activity. The café at the top offers good wholesome food and drink and even in the worst of weathers (blizzards etc) it is still a great experience.

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Thank Peter N
Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Have to visit here views are beautiful we went here in feb 2016 and there was snow up on the mountain.. There is a large cafe and lovely gift shops the train going up to the top of the mountain was good fun but very steep. You can ski and snow board or if you don't do these it's just... More 

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

We visited during October half term and were really lucky with the weather, it was bitterly cold, but the sun made an effort to appear and it was dry. It is well signposted from the town and there is plenty of parking. It was really quiet the day we visited so we were able to get on the first available... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

10-15 min drive from Rothimurcas centre. Public buses also offer a service that seems to tie in with Funicular rail service that operates every 20 mins up the mountain. Family passes available on the Funicular, took 8 mins to get up. Great views to be had. At the top views are even more spectacular. Gift shop also sells postcards so... More 

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If in the area a trip up the Funicular should not be missed but it can get very busy especially if there is Skiing. You may have to give way to skiers on the way to the top.Visitor Centre worth a visit. Cafe OK. If you do the trip beware it can be a lot colder at the top especially... More 

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Thank Peter H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even tho it was foggy the view from the top of the mountains was astounding, had a lovely coffee and saw some amazing scenes

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trip was ok and in the morning the funicular wasn't too busy - when we were leaving the queue was much larger. The exhibition is ok and has a cable car for the kids to play in but it doesn't take long to see it all. The shop is nice enough and has small trinkets for kids to buy.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a coffee in the restaurant. Not great but welcome. Restaurant a bit like a canteen but nice and warm. Visitor centre great and very informative.

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If only the rest of the uplift (for skiers) was as modern and fast as the funicular. First visit and a great way to get to the top. Fantastic views albeit the weather was very good. A visit to Scotlands highest restaurant is a must when you get to the top. My only complaint is that dogs are not allowed... More 

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