The Cottage is situated on the outskirts of the village of Carrbridge, seven miles north of Aviemore. Situated in The Cairngorms National Park, the village has all the essential facilities you need, including a village shop, post office, petrol station, a number of pubs and hotels which serve food, and a coffee house. The popular Landmark Forest Adventure Park is also in Carrbridge, which is a fantastic day out for the family. For more information about Carrbridge, please visit the official village website at www.carrbridge.com
The Cairngorms National Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty containing some of the UK's highest mountains and rarest wild life. There are activities available to suit all tastes, from gentle walks to extreme adventure sports. For more information about the wide range of activities available, visit the official website for the area at www.visitcairngorms.com
In Aviemore, there is a supermarket, restaurants, pubs and bars and local shops. Several outdoor activity operators are also based there.
Just outside the park boundary in the lower Spey Valley is one of the most famous and prolific whisky producing areas in Scotland, containing such famous distilleries as Glenlivet, Glenfiddich, and Macallan. There are over forty in total, several of which are open to the public.
A little further away are the Moray Coast, The Black Ilse, Inverness and Loch Ness, all in easy driving distance. Enjoy the myth of the Loch Ness Monster or thrill to the experience of dolphin watching. www.moraydolphins.co.uk
There is more to do here than you will be able to fit in the time you have. Enjoy!