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Drip, Drip, Drop…Little April Showers

Written by sarah on April 3rd, 2014

With summer on the horizon (okay maybe a little optimistic, but we can hope!) and a spring in our step we leap forward into April. It’s the time of year, in the Cairngorms National Park, when skis are exchanged for kayaks and bobble hats put away into the drawer as the wetsuit is hauled to…
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Mum’s Know Best…Activities for all the Family

Written by sarah on March 6th, 2014

Marching forward into Spring and Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Whilst it’s great to spoil and pamper Mum, it’s also the perfect opportunity for the family to get together to try out a new activity, bond or just simply spend some quality time together. The Cairngorms is one of the most fortunate places…
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Visit Aviemore

Written by sarah on February 7th, 2014

The Cairngorms Business Partnership has launched a new networked website for the village of Aviemore.  The website connects to Visit Cairngorms for all the business listings and What’s On information in Aviemore. To find out about Aviemore Accommodation such as Aviemore Chalets, Aviemore Log Cabins, Aviemore Hotels, Aviemore Bed and Breakfast’s, Aviemore Self-catering etc…
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Fall in Love with the Cairngorms

Written by sarah on February 6th, 2014

“Wherever I wander, wherever I rove,        The hills of the Highlands for ever I love.”   The iconic words of Robbie Burns are so easy to identify with when you have visited the Cairngorms; the region leaves an imprint on the soul and softens the hardest of hearts! So, with February being the month…
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Something Brewing in the Glen…

Written by sarah on January 9th, 2014

Think of the Cairngorms National Park and you probably have a long list of images that come to mind – stags, red squirrels, stunning views, mountaintops and lochs. Think food and drink and you probably enjoy dreaming of venison, salmon and a peaty whisky. Yet one of the area’s most loved beverages is rapidly building…
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Winter’s Top Ten Experiences

Written by sarah on December 3rd, 2013

With so much to see and do in the Cairngorms National Park this winter, compiling a top ten list has not been easy! However, when visiting, or living in, one of the best parts of the British Isles it’s always good to have a key list of exciting activities and places to visit to choose…
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Snowsport Stars on Scottish Slopes

Written by sarah on November 5th, 2013

Winter 2012 – 2013 saw the Cairngorms National Park have one of the most exceptional ski seasons in years; when the white stuff hits Glenshee, CairnGorm or the Lecht it is fair to say that it would be tough to find anywhere better. So on the back of that, and with the Winter Olympics back…
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Taste the Cairngorms…

Written by sarah on October 10th, 2013

  It has often been said that the Scotland is one of the biggest and best natural larders in the world. With many estates and farms across the Cairngorms National Park there is so much opportunity to taste some of the most delightful treats that are grown or reared in local lochs, hills, rivers and…
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Written by sarah on September 13th, 2013

  Ever fancied growing you own fruit trees? To celebrate 10 years of the Cairngorms National Park and the Year of Natural Scotland, the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) in partnership with the Soil Association – through the Cairngorms Food for Life Programme – has 10 Heritage Orchards to give away to community groups and organisations to plant…
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Scotland’s Leading Event Championship set to boost economy by £4.5million

Written by sarah on August 8th, 2013

  First time in 25 year history event expects to break £4.5million barrier Advance ticket sales up 20% on same period last year   High volumes of advanced ticket sales look set to see Scotland’s leading equestrian event, the Blair Castle Barclays International Horse Trials, bring a major boost to the Scottish economy by breaking…
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