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  • Highlands

    Aviemore

    Aviemore, pronounced ‘An Aghaidh Mhor’ in the local Scottish Gaelic dialect, is nestled in the Cairngorms Mountain Range that can be found within the picturesque Cairngorms National Park. Its population of 2 397 makes it the largest town within a national park. Aviemore became famous in the early 1970s as the first established ski resort in the whole United Kingdom. Today visitors continue ...

  • Angus and Dundee

    Glen Isla

    Wouldn't you love to explore one of the most amazing destinations in Scotland? Glen Isla is one of four glens situated on the edge of Cairngorms National Park in Scotland.

  • Nature Reserves

    Cairngorms National Park

    As the largest and youngest national park in Britain, Cairngorms National Park has a lot to offer. This 3 800 square kilometer area was proclaimed a national park in September 2003 as part of efforts to care for the unique and diverse wildlife and countryside. Unlike other national parks across the world, Cairngorms National Park is home to some 16 000 people who had made their homes in the ...

  • Nature Reserves

    Abernethy Forest NNR

    Abernethy Forest National Nature Reserve is 5,796 hectares in size and contains the largest amount of native Scots Pinewood located in one area. These Scots Pinewoods are the last remains of the Caledonian Forest near Badenoch, Strathspey, Aviemore, and the Highlands, Scotland.

  • Golf Courses

    Boat Of Garten

    The whistle of the steam engine resounds through the dense silver birch forests adding a touch of nostalgia as you play. The western boundary of the Boat of Garten Golf and Tennis Club is adjoining the tracks of the Strathspey Steam Railway, well loved by vacationers. Popularly called “the Gleneagles of the North,” the delightful Boat of Garten Club is one of the most scenic in Scotland.