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Cairngorms & Speyside

One of Scotland's busiest tourist areas is Strathspey, the broad valley of the River Spey, Scotland's second longest river, which rises high in the hills above Loch Laggan and flows northeast to its mouth on the Moray Firth.

  • Activities

    • Arbuthnot Museum

      See how sea played a major role in the history, wealth and development of Peterhead.  Find out how people lived at sea, detailed models in one of Aberdeenshire's oldest museums.

    • Loch Insh Watersports

      Activity centre on Highland Loch that includes water activities as well as cafe and restaurant. Dry ski slope as well. Excellent fun for all the kids and adults.

    • The Highland Wildlife Park

      The Highland Wildlife Park is a 105-hectare safari park and zoo near Kingussie, Highland, Scotland. Drive around safari and walk meet the animals. Perfect for the kids!

    • Highland Folk Museum

      Brilliant outdoor museum that explore Highland heritage and how we used to live. free of charge


    • Loch Morlich to Lairig Ghru walk

      The famous Lairig Ghru is an ancient route through the Cairngorms which passes between Ben Macdui and Braeriach. It is a very strenuous walk and only for fit and experienced hikers. An easier proposition is a 12-mile loop which leads to the start of the Lairig Ghru pass, starting from Loch Morlich.

    • Badenoch Way Walk

      Easy walking from Insh Marshes towards Dalraddy along the Spey. Moderate and well trailed. Good for all ages. 

    Popular Visitor Attractions

    • Insh Marsh Reserve

      Very important wetland for nesting birds and home to Osprey's in the summer. If you are interested in nature and birds: a must. Lovely walks as well so ideal for the kids.