Situated within the picturesque Cairngorms National Park, Aviemore is a popular all-season destination for travellers from near and far. It boasts a welcoming atmosphere that beckons to visitors of all ages, and this charming Scottish village is easy to reach via the Highland Railway. Whether you’re planning an active getaway full of fresh air or are looking for a quiet holiday in a spectacular setting, Aviemore will make you feel at home in the Highlands.
Admire views of the majestic Cairngorm Mountains from the comfort of your Aviemore cottage rental in the heart of the village, or choose a rustic log cabin in the midst of nature. Self-catering rentals in Aviemore provide all of the comforts of home while travelling in the Highlands of Scotland. Take advantage of amenities like gourmet kitchens, a washer and dryer, and wood-burning fireplaces. Staying in private Aviemore holiday rentals will surely enhance your trip to Scotland.
This resort town bustles with winter-enthusiasts during the colder months of the year, and it is home to one of the most-visited ski resorts in Britain. Clip into your skis and hit the slopes of the Cairngorm Mountains for an exhilarating ride along the various trails and through scenic backcountry terrain. Trade your ski boots for hiking boots and take a break to see the region’s only free-ranging reindeer herd in their natural habitat. Guided tours wind through the Cairngorm mountainside and give visitors the unique chance to pet and feed reindeer or simply walk amongst them.
The temperature rarely reaches 20-degrees Celsius, and this cool weather makes Aviemore a perfect place to explore outdoors all year long. The summer months bring endless opportunities for hiking, biking and climbing. Pack a picnic to enjoy at Loch an Eilein after strolling around Rothiemurchus, an absolute jewel within the Scottish Highlands. RSPB Loch Garten Nature Reserve also provides a breathtaking backdrop for woodland walks, challenging hikes, and quiet birdwatching.
With attractions that span every interest from history and culture to wildlife and conservation, there are lots of things to see and do in the thriving town centre all year long. The Cairngorm Sleddog Centre has activities that range from kennel and museum tours to safaris and sleddog experiences that everyone will love. Take a tour and sip on a traditional ale at Cairngorm Brewery or linger over a Scottish meal at Old Bridge Inn.