The Cairngorms National Park is found in north east Scotland and is the largest national park in the UK covering 1,748 square miles. It incorporates the Cairngorms mountain range and Aberdeenshire, Highland, Moray, Angus and more recently Perth and Kinross.
Explore the Cairngorms
Adventures that you can do on your own, with the right knowledge, skills and equipment.
An CaistealAn Caisteal, Crianlarich FK20 8RL, UK
Beinn a' BhùirdBeinn a' Bhùird, Ballater AB35 5XR, UK
Beinn BhrotainBeinn Bhrotain, Ballater AB35 5YB, UK
Beinn MheadhoinBeinn Mheadhoin, Ballater AB35 5YJ, UK
Beinn UdlamainBeinn Udlamain, Pitlochry PH18 5UJ, UK
Ben AvonBen Avon, Ballater AB35 5TS, UK
Find local specialists who provide organised adventures in this area, great for those without experience or equipment.
Our favourite activities in the Cairngorms.
The United Kingdom boasts a huge variety of mountains and hills – rewarding tired legs with space, solitude and spectacular views across the country.
Often viewed as an activity reserved for expensive alpine resorts, there are several locations in the UK to ski on real snow, amongst beautiful landscapes powdered with glistening snow.
With many different variations, there’s a form of climbing to suit all abilities – both indoors and out, and great places to climb wherever you are in the UK.
Whether racing downhill, riding a single track or cross-country, there are few better ways to explore the UK countryside than by mountain bike and few better ways to get seriously muddy in the process.
Everyday Adventure stories from the Cairngorms.