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Things to do in Cairngorms National Park

The largest National Park in the United Kingdom, and the second created by the Scottish Parliament in 2003. It includes the wild and remote Cairngorms mountains and hills, rich with spectacular scenery and wildlife. Ideal for outdoor enthusiasts of all types, with plenty of accommodation available in the small villages and towns throughout the area.

Are you looking for things to do in the Cairngorms? We've got plenty of great ideas for you and places to go in your leisure time.



Corgarff Castle FREE

Set in a barren moorland, Corgarff’s medieval tower house, built in the mid-16th century.
13km west of Strathdon on the A939
AB36 8YP


Mar Lodge Estate

Mar Lodge Estate occupies nearly 7% of the Cairngorms National Park, covering in total 29,380 hectares.
AB35 5YJ


Glenshee Ski Centre

Visit the largest ski resort in Scotland.
Old Military Road
AB35 5XU


The Glenlivet Distillery

Visit the home of this famous Scottish whiskey in a wild and remote glen.
Castleton Of Blairfindy
AB37 9DB



Braemar Castle

Impressive 17th century castle and museum, owned by the chief of Clan Farquharson.
AB35 5XR



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Carrbridge (16.7 miles)
Nairn (34.2 miles)
Inverness (37.2 miles)
Elgin (35 miles)
Dornoch (55 miles)
Thurso (100.3 miles)
Peterhead (67.2 miles)
Loch Ness (41.1 miles)
Fort Augustus (46.5 miles)
Fort William (66.5 miles)
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Banchory (36.4 miles)
Aberdeen (50.7 miles)
Oban (91.3 miles)
Renfrew (94.8 miles)
Pitlochry (32.2 miles)
Dundee (50.5 miles)
Perth (51.7 miles)
Ballater (16.6 miles)
Montrose (47.8 miles)
St Andrews (60.8 miles)
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