Arts & Crafts in the Cairngorms

Arts & Crafts in the Cairngorms

The Cairngorms National Park is home to some stunning landscapes, tranquil lochs and a huge array of wildlife. It is also home to a vibrant and diverse arts & crafts scene. From painters to jewellery makers, from a long history in wool making to festivals – we are...
The Jacobites – A brief History

The Jacobites – A brief History

Ruthven and The Jacobites. If you have ever driven up the A9 from / to Inverness, you would have passed the ruins of Ruthven Barracks near Kingussie. Sitting on a mound at the southern end of Insh Marshes, this large roofless ruin takes us back to a time when the...
Skiing in the Cairngorms National Park

Skiing in the Cairngorms National Park

Skiing in the National Park Winter has finally arrived in the Cairngorms National Park!! There has been plenty of snow, followed by some thaw and high winds – but already keen skiers have been taking their skis for a walk to find some snow. It is just like when...
Holidays and Halloween!

Holidays and Halloween!

Crisp, dry days or wet and windy ones? Whatever weather October has in store for us this year, the Cairngorms National Park is a great place to visit for half-term! Walking with the weans The National Park offers many walks suitable for short legs – here are...
Tartans, Plaids and Philamhors

Tartans, Plaids and Philamhors

The Celts are known to have woven chequered or striped cloth for many thousands of years and a few of these ancient samples have been found across Europe and Scandinavia. It is believed that the introduction of this form of weaving came to the West of Northern Britain...

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