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Aviemore Activity Centre

Whilst we know everyone comes to Aviemore for the abundance of stunning scenery and outdoor activities you can also enjoy quality family time right here on the resort - especially with the changeable weather!

On the resort we have a variety of activities to choose from including a huge Aviemore Activity Centre featuring multiple activity rooms, leisure pool, soft play, gym and cafe plus a 650 seat Sony 4K cinema.

We also have an in-house Entertainment Team who work hard to bring families a wide range of enjoyable daily activities and evening entertainment during the Scottish school holidays. 

Take a look at our the activities below which are available all year round:   

Activities in Aviemore

Aviemore Activity Centre

Aviemore Activity Centre is home to our resort leisure pool, soft play and Costa Coffee in addition to multiple activity rooms featuring an endless array of resources from role-play to arts and crafts; with an X-Box and music equipment for more technologically minded youngsters. Our play rooms are suitable from babies as young as 6 weeks to children as old as twelve. 

cinema

Spey Valley 3D Cinema

Macdonald Aviemore Resort is home to Spey Valley Cinema, featuring all the latest releases and showing films every day of the week. Whether you're staying at the resort or you live locally, why not bring your friends & family to enjoy a night at the movies? Check out film times for this week on the Spey Valley Cinema website.

*Due to private functions the cinema may on occasion be closed, please check the website for up to date listings details.

Softplay

Soft Play

Located within Aviemore Activity Centre our large 3-storey soft play has multiple climbing areas, tunnels, slides to for children to enjoy.

We are open every day from 8am until 9pm and there is no charge for hotel guests to use the softplay.  For anyone visiting the resort there's a one off price of £4 per day for each child and Highlife members enjoy a 10% discount.

The soft play is conveniently located next to a Costa Coffee where parents can relax whilst supervising their children at play. Costa Coffee is open daily from 10am until 5pm (6pm in school holidays).

Leisure Pool

Located within our Aviemore Activity Centre, linked to Macdonald Highlands Hotel, you'll find our large family swimming pool. With a baby pool, large lagoon swimming pool, giant flume, wave machine, sauna and steam room there's something for everyone both young and old.  

Our pool is open daily 8am - 8pm and access is free for hotel guests and Highlife members. Weekly leisure memberships are available for non-residents which allow access to the pool and gym facilities for one full week. Please note that daily passes are no longer available. For more information visit our Activity Centre page.

Golf at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

Golf

The Macdonald Spey Valley Championship Golf Course offers the most breathtaking 18 holes of Highland golf you'll experience. Located only 1.5 miles from our resort why not take advantage of our residents discount on green fees and tell everyone you've played the course voted 'the most scenic in Scotland' and played the longest hole in Scotland (635 yards!). Visit our golf page for full details. 

Beauty Therapy

Want to take things a little slower or gIve your body a boost? We've onsite Beauty Therapy rooms with qualified therapists offering a large range of treatments. For more information including treatment list and prices please visit our Beauty Therapy page.

Gymnasium

Within the Aviemore Activity Centre we also have a small fitness gym offering guests a wide range of free weights, cardiovascular Technogym equipment and rowing machines plus space to warm up and stretch. 

The gym is open 8am-8pm daily and is free for hotel guests to use.

Hotels in Aviemore

Outdoor Activites

The resort has a delightful outdoor play area on-site and also benefits from direct access to Cragellachie Nature Reserve which features many woodland walks and stunning views over the Cairngorms.

Aviemore itself has an abundance of outdoor activities including cycling, hiking, horse riding, fishing, quad bikes, ropes courses, clay shooting and much more. If you need assistance in booking any offsite activities please contact reception or go to Visit Cairngorms for listings of all local activity providers.