Rothiemurchus trail


Aviemore is a popular holiday resort located in the northwest 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.

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Travel to Aviemore

Getting to

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Getting around


Aviemore is a compact town and most of its pubs, restaurants, shops and attractions are all within easy walking distance.

Find walks in and around Aviemore

Bus and coach

A tip from your local expert

Loch an Eilein in Rothiemurchus Forest

© VisitScotland / Kenny Lam

It’s no wonder the walk at Loch an Eilein (Gaelic for Loch of the Island) was voted Britain’s best picnic area – red squirrels and birds of prey are regular visitors, whilst the ruined 13th century castle guarantees a stunning backdrop!


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