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From Insh the Isle of Skye and rugged west coast mountains are a pleasant day's excursion as is Braemar, Balmoral and the east coast.

There are many attractions within the Spey Valley and you can enjoy walking, cross country ski-ing or mountain biking through the endless forests behind the cabins.   Bird watch on the famous RSPB Insh Marshes or take in a round of golf at any of the scenic golf courses in the area.   Take advantage of touring the unspoilt Monarch of the Glen countryside and enjoy the stunning colours of the changing seasons.

There is lots to do all the year round including particular events which are mentioned below:

 

Annual Events

Kingussie is a village of festivals with one every month. Please visit Kingussie website
 

January      Ski-ing Cairngorm                                                         www.cairngormmountain.org

   New Year Celebrations in Aviemore Village Centre

February    Husky Dog Trials                                            www.siberianhuskyclub.org.uk/aviemore-rally

  Food & Drink Festival 3rd - 5th  February 2017 in Kingussie               www.kingussiefoodonfilm.co.uk

March               Enjoy watching the spring unfolding

April        Opening of the Golf Season  www.kingussie-golf.co.uk                       www.newtonmoregolf.co.uk
                                 
                                                       www.visitcairngorms.com/onthetee

May         Visit the Wildlife Park and see the new born wildlife                        www.highlandwildlifepark.org

June         Various cycle events

July         Corrieyariack Challenge                                                      www.badaguishevents.org/corrie

August         Harley Davidson Rally (Thunder in the Glen)   www.welcometoscotland.com/things-to.../aviemore.../thunder-in-the-glens

  Newtonmore Highland Games                                                 www.newtonmorehighlandgames.co.uk

  Big Splash Festival                             ‎                                               www.visitcairngorms.com/blog/tag/bigsplash

September  Cairngorm Cycling Festival     info on cycling in the Cairngorms              www.visitcairngorms.com/onabike.htm 

  Cairngorm Adventure Triathlon                                     www.triatlonscotland.org/events/cairngorm- adventure-triathlon 

October       Aviemore Half Marathon and 10K                      www.halfmarathonlist.co.uk/aviemore-half-marathon.php 

November     Enjoy the season and prepare for the ski  and winter climbing season

December     Santa Express Steam Engine Rides                                                  www.strathspeyrailway.co.uk

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Visit the
Cairngorm Sled Dog Adventure Centre

Aviemore Sled Dog Rally organised by the Siberian Husky Club of Great Britain takes place  at Glenmore by Loch Morlich
24th - 25th January 2015

www.sled-dogs.co.uk

 

Come and ski Cairngorm

www.cairngormmountain.com

Walk beside the loch at Kincraig
and enjoy the superb colours
of the changing seasons

http://www.kincraig.com/

Try our new experience in Aviemore

Aviemore Kart Raceway

aviemorekartraceway.co.uk

Loch Insh offers a choice of
watersports. orienteering and
dry slope ski-ing throughout the year

A restaurant is also available

http://www.lochinsh.com

Walk and walk and walk!  
There are information sheets for walks throughout the area or just walk from the garden for one hour to two days!

 

Landmark has lots to offer with a timberland trail, water coaster, adventure land, red squirrel shop and many other interests  

http://landmarkpark.co.uk

Adventure Land

Visit Ruthven Barracks and learn
about the history of the Spey Valley

www.kincraig.com/ruthven.htm

Play a round of golf at the scenic Kingussie Golf Course or buy a pass to play 8 golf courses in
Aviemore and the Cairngorms

http://kingussie-golfclub.co.uk

Laggan Wolftrax Mountain Bike Centre. Check their website for biking events
A  mountain bike hire delivery service direct to the door is also offered

www.lagganforest.com

Experience Scottish wildlife past and present, amur tigers, red pandas
and snow monkeys in the spectacular setting of the Highland Wildlife Park

www.highlandwildlifepark.org

Take the funicular - the highest and fastest mountain railway in Scotland - to the Ptarmigan Restaurant for lunch and see the mountain exhibition.   Why not try the Sunset Dining or Ceilidh evenings during the summer months and watch the sun setting.

www.cairngormmountain.org

Step back in time at the Folk Museums in Newtonmore

www.highlandfolk.co./newtonmore

demonstration of basket making at the Township

Tour the beautiful countryside where Monarch of the Glen was filmed

www.monarchcountry.com

Take part in the Corrieyairack Challenge - Fort Augustus to Aviemore - 17mile walk and 43 mile mountain bike race or be
at the finish in Kincraig to welcome the cyclists back!  First Saturday in July.

www.corrieyairackchallenge.co.uk

Welcome back

The  Speyside Way is a well known long distance walk through breathtaking countryside - take a break in Insh at the end of your walk!

www.rucsacs.com/books/ssw

Visit the Dell in Kingussie and watch a shinty match!

http://www.shinty.com

Take a trip on the Steam Railway from Aviemore to Broomhill (Glenbogle in Monarch of the Glen) and back admiring the scenery.  As a special treat enjoy lunch or watch the setting sun while dining in the evening. www.strathspeyrailway.co.uk Cross-over   

Bike hire:       Cyclelife  Aviemore:   www.cyclelife.com      email:  mikescyclelife@aol.com    tel:  01479 810478

      Mike's Bikes:    www.aviemorebikes.co.uk                                       tel: 01479 810478 / 01479 810284

     Climbing equipment:          Cairngorm Mountain Sports:  
www.braemarmountainsports.com      tel: 01479 810903

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