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Family Breaks Made Easy This Easter in Aviemore

13 March 2020

Family Breaks Made Easy This Easter

With Easter just around the corner there is still time to book a memorable family escape that won’t break the bank. Avoid the cost and hassle of jetting off to Europe and simply pack the car for a staycation to the popular family destination of Aviemore.

Aviemore a thriving town in the Cairngorms is easily accessible just off the main A9 between Perth and Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. It also has direct train links to Glasgow, Edinburgh and beyond.

Whether it’s an adventure-packed break with teenagers or a fun filled break with toddlers Macdonald Aviemore Resort offers something to suit families of different ages and sizes.

Entertainment Programme as Standard

During the Easter holidays (and other school holidays) there’s a packed entertainment programme on at Macdonald Aviemore Resort. It’s a great way to spend quality time with your children without a lot of expense. Lots of activities are free or just a small cost for your kids to participate in.

Entertainment includes a professionally staged family panto, arts and crafts plus evening entertainment to allow mum and dad to enjoy a drink in the hotel bar.

Indoor Pool Complex

The indoor swimming pool complex in the resort is arguably the largest in the Cairngorms. It’s great for children and adults of all ages with a shallow end for little ones plus a deeper pool and to top it off a flume ride. There’s aqua jets that can be hired for children over 8, together with relaxing spaces for adults including a sauna, steam room and whirlpool bath. The indoor pool is free and unlimited for guests to use during their stay.

Aviemore Activity Centre

The purpose-built activity centre has a 4-storey soft play arena together with lots of different activity rooms to suit children of all ages and abilities including a sensory room, tumble room for toddlers and X-box / games room for older children. Parents can watch with a coffee in the café as their children play. This is also free for all resort guests to use during their stay.

Older Children Aren’t Forgotten

On resort you’ll also find a cinema. Punching above it’s weight you’ll be surprised how large this cinema is and it also shows all the latest releases including family and children’s movies. Next door there’s a designer shopping store stocking all the big names in fashion for all ages.

For more energetic teenagers the resort grounds is a base for Aviemore Activity Zone which offer a wide range of outdoor activities from quad treks and archery to Segway trails and more.

Family Rooms & Lodges

The resort has a choice of 4-star hotels however it’s Macdonald Aviemore Hotel that’s been designed for families. With lots of family rooms there’s also rooms with a separate zone with bunk beds and a separate TV for children giving parents a little privacy and little ones their own den. For larger families that aren’t the typical 2 adults and 2 children there’s interconnecting rooms and woodland lodges.

Kids Eat Free

Children aged 10 and under eat for free on the same meal plan as adults from the children's menu. All the restaurants at the resort are family friendly with a dedicated children's menu.

Activities and Attractions Galore

Located in the centre of Aviemore Macdonald Aviemore Resort makes the perfect base for an extended break. Once you’ve exhausted the things to do on resort, you’ll find a myriad of activities and attractions nearby. From roller coaster rides at Landmark Forest Adventure Park and polar bear spotting at Highland Wildlife Park to water-sports and zip lines there’s so much to see and do for children of all ages.

Inclusive family breaks during Easter start from just £219 per family per night... Easter Breaks at Macdonald Aviemore Resort. 

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