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Cairngorms National Park

The spectacular Cairngorms National Park is easy to reach from Inverness. You can travel to Aviemore at the west side of the park by train or car in around 40 minutes. This is the largest National Park in Scotland and the UK and there is so much to do here! Walking and cycling, watersports and outdoor activities, family attractions, historic landmarks and so much more.

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Things to do in the Cairngorms National Park

Walking and Cycling

From community paths and trails to hiking, biking and hill walking

Cairngorms Walks and Cycle Routes

Walking and cycling are very popular activities in the Cairngorms National Park. The towns and villages across the park have several paths and trails, which are ideal for walkers and cyclists. Abundant wildlife, rich history and magnificent views are aplenty, with many walking and biking trails to choose from. If you’re looking for a challenge, you can take on one of the rugged Cairngorms Hill Tracks, climb a Munro, or venture on a long-distance route such as The Speyside Way or Deeside Way.

Walking Trails Cycling Trails

Outdoor Activites

Watersports, Skiing, Adventure Parks, Extreme Sports and more ...

Outdoor Activities in The Cairngorms

The Cairngorms is the place to go for watersports in Scotland. It has two excellent watersports centres at Loch Insh and Loch Morlich. Here, you can enjoy fishing, sailing, swimming, rafting, windsurfing and much more. Other popular outdoor activities in the Cairngorms include skiing, dog sledding and bungee jumping. There’s everything from family adventure parks to extreme sports for thrill-seekers.

Activities and Attractions

Scottish Wildlife and Breathtaking Views

Some of the most amazing scenery you'll ever see and home to rare and endangered species

Cairngorms Scenery and Wildlife

The ranges of the Cairngorms National Park offer some of the most stunning views in the world. Snow-topped mountains, rugged hills, glistening lochs, crystal clear rivers, heather-clad moorlands and ancient forests make up this beautiful and diverse Scottish landscape.

And within this landscape lives a multitude of wild trees, plants, animals and insects. Home to creatures such as the red squirrel, osprey, wildcat, golden eagle, badger, red and roe deer and pine marten. So a visit to the Cairngorms is a truly magical experience for wildlife lovers!

Cairngorms Nature

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