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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.

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