Extraordinary experiences within our beautiful wilderness playground.

Activities and adventures designed to suit every interest and occasion from fishing and hiking to mountain biking, make a stay at Cairngorm Bothies truly unforgettable!

Winter Sports

During the colder months, skiing and snowboarding at The Lecht Ski Centre or Glenshee Snowsports Centre are popular activites for our guests.

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Cycling

Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms are regarded as the best in Scotland for cycling and mountain biking. From gentle cycling along flat and quiet country lanes to arduous mountain trails, the area has something to satisfy every level of cyclist.

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Castles & Estates

History is writ large here. Ancient sites and symbols mark this as a heartland of the ancient Picts. In the millennia that followed, no fewer than 300 castles were built here. Infact, there are more castles per square mile in Royal Deeside than in any other part of Scotland.

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Distilleries

The Speyside area is world famous for whisky and the Cairngorms’ six distilleries all offer something different, from iconic design, to Royal connections to personalised, hands-on tours.

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The beauty of Cairngorm Bothies lies in its seamless integration with the elements.

Walking Routes

Cairngorm Bothies have multiple forestry and woodland walks starting right outside your door with many more within a couple miles of the Bothies. The hillwalking routes in the area will really get the blood pumping with something for all levels of experience.

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Fishing

The River Dee and River Don, located near the bothies, are classed as Scotland’s great fishing rivers and well known for the world’s best salmon fishing beats. It doesn’t stop there as the area boasts a multitude of lochs teeming with life.

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Highland Games

Highland games are famous throughout the world and are a wonderful day out for all the family to enjoy.

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Golfing

The keen golfers among us will be impressed by the high standard of courses in the area and at a very reasonable price.

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Food & Drink

Celebrate Scotland's fantastic natural larder and exceptional natural produce, as well as the landscapes, people and culture that make our food heritage so unique.

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Horse Riding

We are animal lovers at Cairngorm Bothies and we welcome horses to stay because our surroundings are perfect for quality riding along the riverside, woodland and mountains. Don’t worry if you don’t have your own horse there are Equestrian centres in the area.

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Freedom and Tranquility

Explore our 6 bothies set in mature woodlands in the Cairngorms National Park

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