Aviemore | Caledonian Sleeper |



Situated within Cairngorms National Park, Aviemore is a dream destination for winter sports enthusiasts and summertime hikers alike. The Highland town is the perfect base for those keen on skiing and snowboarding during the colder months. The Cairngorms National Park is a recognised dark sky park making it perfect for stargazers.

So well suited are the slopes to the sports, that every March it hosts the Scottish Freestyle Ski and Snowboard Championships. The Siberian Husky Club of Great Britain’s annual Aviemore Rally is another spectacle worth making tracks for.

The end-season thaw in May sees the start of the Aviemore Walking Festival too, giving you the chance to see the Cairngorms at their best. Walks for experienced and novice hillwalkers mean there’s something for everyone to see.

There might be no snow in summer, but there’s always Thunder in the Glens – the August Harley Davidson motorcycle rally’s the title is more than accurate. Riders from across the UK gather for this annual vehicular spectacular.

A healthy range of restaurants, bars, clubs and hotels suit all tastes. So no matter how you spend your time in Aviemore, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy the scenery in your own way.

Landmarks and Attractions


Britain’s only free-ranging herd of reindeer, roaming the spectacular Cairngorms National Park and offering visitors the unique opportunity to see and learn about these animals up close.

Strathspey Railway

A Heritage railway line that runs through the stunning scenery of the Scottish Highlands, offering a nostalgic journey aboard vintage steam and diesel locomotives.


The Cairngorms mountain range is renowned for its rugged beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities, including hiking, skiing and wildlife watching.