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There are many enjoyable places, too numerous to mention here, to visit all within easy reach of the estate. For an indepth guide of activities in our area visit http://www.visitscotland.com

Aviemore
Aviemore Kart Raceway

Karts to suit all ages with helmets and spectator stand provided! Open all yea. 01479 810722

Aviemore Rothiemurchus Highland Estate

Situated within the heart of the Cairngorms and offering a variety of activities for the whole family. Walking, 4x4 off-road driving, cycling, mountain biking, pathfinding, fishing, birdwatching, shopping and visitor centre.

http://www.rothiemurchus.com/

Aviemore Cairngorm Mountain Railway

The highest mountain railway in the UK and the only one in Scotland. Recommended.

www.cairngormmoutain.co.uk
Aviemore to Boat of Garten Strathspey Steam Railway

Take a journey back in time through Strathspey. Special services arranged throughout the year. 3 course dining available.

http://www.strathspeyrailway.co.uk/

Blair Atholl, Perthshire Blair Castle

Home of Atholl family. Last castle in Britain to have been besieged. The Duke of Atholl has the unique distinction of having the only remaining private army in Europe.

http://www.blair-castle.co.uk/

Carrbridge Landmark Forest Heritage Park

Fun, discovery and adventure for all ages. Activities include a wild water rollercoaster, the tallest timber tower in the country, wildlife feeding area. A 4 star visitor attraction

http://www.landmark-centre.co.uk

Dalwhinnie
Distillery
13 miles from Ardverikie close to the A9. Tours available
Fort William The Jacobite Steam Train

A spectacular journey along the West Highlands to Mallaig Operates from June to September

http://www.westcoastrailway.co.uk

Inverness Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

See Real Highland Heritage in displays, exhibitions and events, an extravaganza of archaeology, art, natural and local history.

http://www.invernessmuseum.com
Inverness Jacobite Cruises along Loch Ness

Round trips from Tomnahurich Bridge, Inverness Loch Ness to view Urquhart Castle from the boat. Operates from April to October

http://www.jacobitecruises.co.uk

Laggan Haflinger Pony trekking Hourly or two hour pony treks. 01528 544333
Laggan Wolftrax - mountain biking http://www.bothybikes.co.uk/laggan.html
Kincraig Leault Farm - Working Sheepdogs

A unique opportunity to watch real working dogs in action. Watch up to 8 dogs working as a team manoeuvering sheep and ducks through various obstacles. 01540 651310.

http://www.leaultfarm.co.uk

Kincraig Highland Wildlife Park

Wolves, bison, lynx, otters etc. Animal encounter sessions, shop, coffee shop. Open daily from 10-6

http://www.kincraig.com/wildlife

 

Kingussie Highland Folk Museum

An insight into the social and cultural history of the ordinary people of the Highlands, dramatically displayed through exhibitions and reconstructed buildings: black house, 'clack' mill and smoke house.

www.highlandfolk.museum.com

Nairn Cawdor Castle

A fairytale castle that has been the home of the Thanes of Cawdor since 1370, romantically linked to Shakespeare by Macbeth

http://www.cawdorcastle.com

Newtonmore Waltzing Waters An elaborate water light and music spectacular. 50 minute show every hour from 10am to 4pm. Evening Show 8.30pm. Open 7 days. 01540 673752
Newtonmore Highland Folk Museum

18th century reconstructed Highland township. Visit a working croft and early 20th century school. Good childrens play area.

www.highlandfolk.museum.com

North of Pitlochry House Of Bruar

The Home of Country Clothing. A must stop for anyone visiting or on their way to the estate. For a taste of what's in store visit

http://www.houseofbruar.com/
Combine this visit with a stop at Blair Castle.

 

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