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CairnGorm Mountain

CairnGorm Ski Area, Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
+44 1479 861261
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Going downhill

Now run by a firm called "Natural Retreats" and it is getting worse month by month. Since my last... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ian S
A little shrouded in low cloud

A revisit made with new fiance. Cloudy but the Funicular Railway was its efficient best and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jeremy B
Ripon, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CairnGorm Ski Area, Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
+44 1479 861261
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Reviewed yesterday

Now run by a firm called "Natural Retreats" and it is getting worse month by month. Since my last review, January 2017, there has been no progress to repair and reopen the path to improve walking access from down the valley and there is a...More

1  Thank Ian S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A revisit made with new fiance. Cloudy but the Funicular Railway was its efficient best and the mountain in patches looks stunning.

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a must to do in Aviemore, lovely wee cafe at the top, and you can get a beer! The views are magnificent, great experience all round. The staff are great and very freindly

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What stunning views from the top. Nice cafe where you can eat whilst taking in the splendid vista. The finnicular broke down though so we decided to walk down the mountain. We were very lucky the weather was good as this would not be recommended...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the vernicular to the top and the view was amazing. The only downside was if you took the train you could not get out onto the mountain at the top. Apparently for safety reasons. You do have a small platform attached to the...More

Thank Gillian2214
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great location with wonderful views provided weather is fine. Travel up the mountain on the fenicular railway and enjoy the experience. If your lucky you may see the Reindeer introduced from Norway . You can take a four wheel drive in the park...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cairngorm Mountain has it all. Easily accessible via a B road to a high altitude car park at the Ski Centre. Here there is a cafe, toilets, tourist shop and Funicular Railway that takes visitors to the Ptarmigan restaurant and the Ski lifts and slopes...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a hike up to Cairn Gorm and The Northern Corries. We started South west toward Ben McGui and turned east and North east toward Cairn Gorm abaout a 12km hike and took the Cairn Gorm Railway Down from there after a Nice round...More

Thank Bjørn E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fun trip up the mountain for all the family regardless of fitness or mobility level. We were there on a clear afternoon and the views were fabulous! Highly recommend. Food also nice in the cafe at the top.

Thank Kirsten O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to walk up from the bottom of the Funicular train and then take the train down. There were very clear paths for walking however the first section is stone steps which is tiring on the legs. Once past this though a very easy...More

Thank Julie K
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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.
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
15 June 2017|
Response from dw2505 | Reviewed this property |
There is No access to the plateau from the funicular station unless you are booked on specific tours which may or not be available in winter