Loch An Eilein, Rothiemurchus

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You might wonder where Aviemore is. This popular holiday resort is surrounded by lush Highland scenery in the north west corner of the majestic Cairngorms National Park. Towering mountains, sparkling lochs and dense forests surround this bustling town, making it a popular year-round destination for a huge range of summer and winter activities.

Aviemore is an excellent base for exploring the wilderness of the Cairgorms National Park, covering the mountains, Glenmore, Rothiemurchus Forest and much more. This part of the Highlands is home to some of the most stunning scenery and wonderful wildlife such as eagles, capercaillies and ospreys, and a wide range of outdoor activities, from canoeing to skiing for all to enjoy.

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Aviemore and Cairngorms Travel Information

How to get to Aviemore

Aviemore is one of the easiest places to visit in the Cairngorms National Park. There is a well-connected train station in the heart of the village and regular bus services running from major cities such as Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. You could also arrive by plane in nearby Inverness or with the popular Caledonian Sleeper train overnight from London direct to Aviemore.

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How to get around Aviemore and the Cairngorms

Aviemore is a compact village and most of its pubs, restaurants, shops and attractions are all within easy walking distance. You'll also find a great local bus service, several taxi companies and a car hire service if you'd like to explore the stunning Cairngorms National Park further afield.

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