Travelling to Aviemore Scotland

Aviemore is easily accessable by road (A9 north from Perth, or south from Inverness) and rail (Aviemore Station). The nearest airport is Inverness, which is under 1 hours drive from Aviemore. Edinburgh and Glasgow airports are about 2 hours and 30 minutes and 3 hours and 15 minutes drive respectively.

For detailed information concerning transport links to the Cairngorms, click here or on the picture below:

Travelling to the Cairngorms


Places to visit, things to do … 

There are lots of amazing things to do and places to see in the UK’s largest National Park. For inspiration, click here or on the picture below:

What’s on in the Cairngorms?


Skiing & Snowboarding…..

Free-Ski – based in Aviemore, Ski Instruction and Hire
The Lecht  – lies on the A939 between Tomintoul and Strathdon and has something for everyone.  It is good for families and beginners with excellent nursery slopes.
The Ski School – based at The Hilton, Coylumbridge near Aviemore offers Ski and Snowboarding lessons and equipment hire

Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) – 30 years of experience to enable those with a disability to experience the joy of skiing alongside the able-bodied.


Skiing in the Cairngorms



  • Highland Fishing
  • Fishing Guide – Rivers Edge:  Angling for all abilities for info please email –
  • Fishing Season is Salmon and Sea Trout – 11 February – 30 September.
    Brown Trout and Char – 15 March – 6 October.
    Pike – No closed Season.
    Fishing permits can be obtained the Post Office and fishing equipment can be hired here – Mortimers of Speyside.
Cairngorms fishing


From award winning Championship courses to 9-hole challenging tracks. The Cairngorms offers a wide variety.

Click here or on the picture below for further information.

Cairngorms Golf

Food & Drink & Private Chefs…..

The Cairngorms National Park is where excellent food and drink is grown, reared and produced.  We produce beef from Highland cattle and rare breeds, salmon and trout from pristine rivers and lochs and whisky from age-old distilleries.
Check out our blog for where the GNL staff like to eat . For more detailed information concerning local produce, click here or on the picture below:

Cairngorms food

Fitness, Beauty Therapy and Yoga…..

There is an extensive range of relaxing therapies in the area. Go on, treat yourself or a loved one, whilst enjoying the stunning views of the Cairngorms.
How about a Thai massage with Nicola?
Alternatively, how about a fitness retreat with Sam at “Fitness at 58 degrees”?

For more detailed information, click here or on the picture below:

Beauty and Fitness in the Cairngorms



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Dog Friendly Scene – Enjoy Life with your dog! Find great dog friendly places to stay, eat, or visit with your dog.
Strathspey Veterinary Centre – 01479 872252


Cairngorms Dogs

Local Bike Hire…..

Bikes in the Cairngorms

Mikes Bikes, Aviemore.  01479 816 212 / 01479 810 478. For 2018, hiring out a range of mountain, road and electric bikes from our hire shop in the Dalfaber Industrial Estate. We are also offering guided mountain bike trips around the area for all ages and abilities from the hire centre weekly throughout the summer season, prices starting from £35.00. Continue to offer free delivery and collection of rental bikes to Great North Lodges guests (must be booked in advance).

Bothy Bike, Aviemore
Basecamp Bikes

Useful telephone numbers…..

Click here or on the picture below, for useful telephone numbers during your stay in the Cairngorms.

Cairngorms telephone numbers