Things to Do & Attractions in Aviemore

Bustling all year round, Aviemore and the Cairngorms is an excellent base for exploring the National Park. From skiing, shopping, cycling, walking, watching wildlife or touring the many local distilleries, there are plenty of thing to do in and around Aviemore.

Nearby choose from tree top zip slides or quad bikes or hit Loch Morlich for some water sports. There’s walks, hikes and climbs all year round or visit CairnGorm Mountain, one of the UKs best ski resorts offering 30km of ski runs in the winter and a funicular to the top offering fantastic views all year round. 

For even more adrenaline filled activity visit nearby Landmark Forest Adventure Park, unmissable fun for all the family.

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Take in the view with safe cycle trails through ancient forests to stunning lochs. You can rent bikes at the resort too.


You’ll find Spey Valley Championship 18-hole course right next to the resort, open to everyone.


Take in a breathtaking walk direct from the resort to the nearby nature reserve.


With a choice of breathtaking lochs around Aviemore you could be canoeing on Loch Morlich or river tubing through rapids.


Not just a great place to ski during winter, you’ll find great walks and tubing on the mountain too.

Highland Wildlife Park

Get up close and visit polar bears, snow monkeys and leopards and red pandas

Cairngorms National Park

Walk along the beach at Loch Morlich, capture the island castle ruin at Loch an Eilien or visit the mystical Green Loch.

Strathspey Steam Railway

Hop aboard this traditional steam train and capture views of the Cairngorms.

Landmark Forest Adventure

Enjoy waterslides, a tropical hot house and the dinosaur kingdom.

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