At Carrbridge, a pleasant little village seven miles north of Aviemore, is the Landmark Forest Heritage Park, a woodland theme park which combines entertainment, education and shopping. There's a raised Treetop Trail for viewing wildlife, a fire tower, maze and various nature trails and fun rides. It manages to avoid being tacky and it offers good fun for kids. Apr to mid-Jul daily 1000-1800; mid-Jul to Aug 1000-1900; Sep-Mar 1000-1700; Tel.01479-841613. In the village itself is the decidedly fragile-looking 18th-centuryBridge of Carr, which is not for vertigo sufferers. The nine-holed 2623-yard Carrbridge Golf Course. Tel.01479-841623.
Carrbridge Hotels & Accommodation
There are several places to stay in Carrbridge. Top of the range is the stylish Dalrachney Lodge Hotel, Tel. 841252, www.dalrachney.co.uk, a former Victorian hunting lodge with a good restaurant. Late Rooms Availability for Dalrachney Lodge in Carrbridge
A charming small luxury hotel is the Fairwinds Hotel. Excellent food. Recommended. Late Rooms Availability for Fairwinds Hotel in Carrbridge
There's also the much cheaper option of the Carrbridge Bunkhouse Hostel, Tel. 841250, at Dalrachney House, half a mile north of the village on the road to Inverness.
Self Catering Cottages in Carrbridge
- CARRBRIDGE - Inverness-shire Sleeps 5
- LOCHANHULLY WOODLAND CLUB (near Carrbridge) - Inverness-shire Sleeps 6
- CARRBRIDGE - Inverness-shire Sleeps 10
Travel Directions to Carrbridge
There are several buses daily (except Sun) to Carrbridge from Inverness and Grantown-on-Spey with Highland Country Buses, Tel. 01463-233371.