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Dramatic peaks & pinesThe Cairngorms

Snow-capped mountains glisten in the Scottish sunshine, shadowy pine forests are filled with magic and mystery and the famous northern hospitality overflows from the pretty little towns dotted over this large expanse of north east Scotland. The Cairngorms are a paradise for wildlife and adventure-seekers alike. With mile-upon-mile of unspoiled habitat, lakes to canoe on, forests to mountain bike through and many hidden viewpoints from which to watch Mother Nature at work, this is an area of Scotland not to be missed.

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.

Local Guides

Find local specialists who provide organised adventures in this area, great for those without experience or equipment.

  • Gorge Walking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Climbing

    Adventure North West

    West View Hoghton Lane, Preston PR5 4ED

    Adventure North West is an outdoor adventure and activities operator located near The Lake District.

    They offer canyoning, climbing, canoeing and kayaking for groups of all abilities.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided alongside various accommodation, catering and transport options.

  • Gorge Walking, Coasteering, Mountain Biking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Climbing

    My Adventure

    MY Adventure, West Harbour Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    My Adventure is an outdoor adventure and activities operator located near Edinburgh in Scotland.

    They offer canyoning, coasteering, mountain biking, climbing, canoeing and kayaking for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided alongside catering and transport options.

  • Gorge Walking

    Mountain Rat Adventures

    Tigh Na Burn Brackenber Lodge Shap Cumbria CA10 3QB

    Mountain Rat Adventures is an adventure and activities operator located in the Lake District.

    They offer canyoning for groups of all abilities. Equipment and professional instruction are provided.

  • Gorge Walking, Rafting

    National White Water Centre

    The National White Water Centre - Canolfan Dŵr Gwyn Genedlaethol, Bala, United Kingdom

    National White Water Centre is an adventure and activities operator located in Snowdonia National Park in Wales.

    They offer canyoning and white water rafting for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided. They can recommend a range of accommodation options for your stay.

  • Gorge Walking, Coasteering, Climbing

    Hebridean Pursuits

    Oban PA34 9AN, United Kingdom

    Hebridean Pursuits is an adventure and activities operator located in Scotland.

    They offer canyoning, climbing and coasteering for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided.

  • Gorge Walking, Canoeing, Climbing, Mountain Biking

    In Your Element

    In Your Element Scotland, Inverness, United Kingdom

    In Your Element is an adventure and activities operator with various locations in Scotland.

    They offer canyoning, climbing, canoeing and mountain biking for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided.

Adventure Inspiration

Everyday Adventure stories from the Cairngorms.

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