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CairnGorm Mountain

CairnGorm Ski Area, Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
+44 1479 861261
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Majestic views

The bus from Aviemore is very convenient and only takes about 15-20 minutes. It stops right beside... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Irene V
via mobile
Always check time of last train down

The management might like to advise ticket sellers that when clients come in and the last train... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CairnGorm Ski Area, Aviemore PH22 1RB, Scotland
+44 1479 861261
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The bus from Aviemore is very convenient and only takes about 15-20 minutes. It stops right beside the main installation of the funicular. The funicular will transfer you to the top of the mountain. You can reach the top also on foot using the tracks...More

Thank Irene V
Reviewed 5 days ago

The management might like to advise ticket sellers that when clients come in and the last train back down is going to be in thirty minutes (change of usual time) they should charge a discounted price. Only after £51.00 had been paid for four tickets...More

Thank gypsy970
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a ride up the Funicular Railway to the Ptarmigan station on Sunday with a friend who had never been up before. Pretty clear view all the way up but began to clag in a bit at the top and it was COLD! The viewing...More

Thank 1804Ems
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit ,the view is fantastic ,tip take a coat or heavy jacket for at that height and a strong wind it can be quite cold.Again it depends on the time of year .

Thank charlesmilligan28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love a trip up the funicular when we visit aviemore. This time we couldn't see much more than 20 metres. Great to get our in the snow at the top. Staff all friendly

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic experience! The view is absolutely incredible and cannot be bettered. Traveled in the Funicular which is something I have wanted to do for a long time and loved it. Staff in the restaurant were great. Lots of snow and bitterly cold but...More

Thank Derek W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Children loved going up the mountain on the train. Understood at top why they had on so much clothing. Very cold big difference from car park temperature. Good exhibition and shops. Really nice view to get there.

Thank Brian_W_Reid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very fun trip up to the top of Cairngorm mountain and very cheap in November - just £5 each. We met a ranger who works for the company running the railway etc and he was very nice and offered a lot of advice regarding local...More

Thank Harith C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whatever time of year you visit, it's absolutely stunning scenery is not to be missed. I have done this twice now, first time 2016 early November and there was no snow and just now when there was snow and wow!! Both visits, the stunning view...More

Thank chezzieh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be the best place to ski in Scotland. Now it’s just a big queue and j any half decent day. Seems to be an obsession with the non-skiers so the ski infrastructure has been cut back (with a gas torch). Management seem to...More

Thank Morrison1984
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Lindsey Y
24 September 2017|
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Response from Alohikea | Reviewed this property |
Can't go up unless guide dogs but if you hike up to the top from the bottom I believe you can take dog down if the signs were right.
Neha R
12 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