Discover a land of stories and a traditional highland welcome, amongst the hidden places of Badenoch.
Just south of Aviemore, Badenoch is a beautiful historic region of the Cairngorms National Park with fascinating stories and stunning scenery. Here you will find everything from ancient fortresses, wildlife and distilleries to some of the UK best attractions and museums.
Step back in time to the 1700s at the Highland Folk Museum in Newtonmore or see Scottish wildlife and endangered animals of the world's mountain and tundra regions in the spectacular setting of Highland Widlife Park in Kingussie. Or take the train to Dalwhinnie and enjoy a tour and tasting at the Dalwhinnie distillery which is also the highest in Scotland at 1164 feet above sea level..
Reconnect with nature on a walk around the impressive Ruthven Barracks and the beautiful birchwoods of Glen Tromie nearby, or get mountain biking on the purpose-built trails through Laggan Forest at LagganWolftrack.
Stay a little longer while you're here and explore the stories and hidden gems in this special place. Delve deeper into the history and heritage of Badenoch’s special places with this interactive map.