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Things to do around Aviemore

Located within the Cairngorms National Park this resort is close to the tourist centre of Aviemore, the UK‘s largest winter sports area, and only forty minutes from Inverness and Inverness Airport. Aviemore train station is also nearby with direct services to Inverness, Perth, Stirling, Glasgow and Edinburgh.


Nearby attractions include the Cairngorm Funicular Railway, one of Scotland‘s most popular visitor attractions offering magnificent mountain views. Other family attractions include Landmark Forest Adventure Park at Carrbridge, beautiful Loch Morlich with its famous sandy beaches and water sports, Strathspey Steam Railway, Rothiemurchus Estate, Highland Wildlife Park and the Highland Folk Museum.

Polar Bears at Wildlife Park

Macdonald Aviemore Resort

There's also Macdonald Aviemore Resort just a few miles away in the centre of town.  Here you'll find the Spey Valley Cinema, Aviemore Activity Centre and wonderful outdoor play area - perfect for families. 

Macdonald Aviemore Resort Exterior

Guest Offers

All guests staying at Spey Valley Resort receive the following offers at Macdonald Aviemore Resort, just a 5 minute drive (or 20 minute walk) away in the centre of Aviemore.

  • 10% discount on entry to the soft play and activity rooms in the Aviemore Activity Centre
  • 10% off purchases in Spey Valley Shopping
  • 10% off tickets to Spey Valley Cinema

Please show your Spey Valley lodge keys to obtain these special offers.

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