ACTIVITIES

 

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Take a look at the following links for information on a variety of outdoors and nature orientated activities for families, groups and children.

 

SCOTLANDS THEME PARK

WE HEART MORAY

TREE ZONE

GREATER SPEYSIDE

CAIRNGORM MOUNTAIN

NORTH 58

 

Canoeing and water sports.

GREAT GLEN WILDLIFE CANOE TRIP
BOOTS N PADDLES

LOCH INSH WATERSPORTS CENTER. With 14 acres of forested land and 700 acres of beautiful Highland Loch to enjoy, there are plenty of activities for everyone: Sailing, Windsurfing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Skiing, Fishing, Rowing, Biking, Archery, Rafting and Walking. Also, three adventure play areas perfect for ciildren. Restaurant and shop.

LOCH MORLICH Loch Morlich Watersports. Canoeing, sailing etc. Instruction available. Lovely loch beach and views. Coffee shop and boat house on site. Close to all Avimroe facilities and activites.
Take ski road on south end of Aviemore.
Open: May – Sept
Tel: 01479 861221

Spirit of the Spey.  Open canoe trips. Highly recommended. Arrange in advance.

 

Horse riding

CAORRULAIR TREKKING CENTRE

 

Estates and nature reserves

ROTHIEMURCHUS ACTIVITIES

Wildlife Safaris – Glenlivet Estate. Take a Landrover Safari through the estate and see all the wildlife in their natural habitat. Beautiful scenery and experience.

Revack Highland Estate. Adventure park and visitors center, gardens, guided walking trails, children’s play area etc. Also offers guided Landrover Tours with the opportunity to see the ancient Caledonian Pine Forest, highland cattle and red deer, as part of an exciting weekly programme of activities for all the family.

 

Nature activites

Wildlife Safaris – Glenlivet Estate.

SCOTTISH DOLPHIN CENTERDolphin watching and Eco tours. Trips to see Dolphins, grey and harbour seals, porpoise and minke whales

ECOVENTURE (http://www.ecoventures.co.uk). Take boat tours to view dolphins, porpoise, grey and harbour seals, and minke whales.

Abernethy Forest Osprey Centrete ( http://www.scotlandinfo.eu/nethy-bridge-abernethy-forest-loch-garten-ospreys/)

Watch live video feed and see views of the osprey nest. There are 3 nature trails with guided walks and summer

Highland Wildlife Park. Kincraig. (http://www.highlandwildlifepark.org.uk). Drive around the Main Reserve in your own car and then investigatep the walk-round area by foot. They have a mass of animals – highland cattle, red deer, bison, pine martens, pole cats, wolves, otters, snowy owl, golden eagle, badger, red fox but to name but a few. Take a look at their web site.
On B9152 seven miles south of Aviemore

Landmark Forest Heritage. (http://www.landmarkpark.co.uk)–. Fantastic place for kids and adults. Absolutely not to be missed. Magical forest walks include a walk through the tree tops, very tall viewing tower. Bird and squirrel feeding areas. Indoors Micro World – brilliant even if you’re not really into miniature life-forms. Kids activities include water raft and roller-coaster ride – all very green
Parents can sit in the outdoor cafe and have a coffee while keeping a close eye on the kids – thoughtful layout! Lots more for a great family day out.Carrbridge just off A95 north of Aviemore.

 

 

 

More …coming soon. Keep checking back.

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