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Gardens & Nurseries

Only hardy plants thrive in this Highland valley, so its not surprising that you’ll find here some of the best nurseries from alpines, heathers, birches and maples.

Nurseries & Garden Centres in Aviemore and the Cairngorms

Highland Folk

Immerse yourself in the past at the Highland Folk Museum, one of the best museums of its kind, with an authentic 18th century township and a rich collection from across the Highlands.

Museums & Galleries in Aviemore and the Cairngorms

Speciality Shops

Local smokeries, giftwares plus a fine range of outdoor equipment shops are some of the specialities of the Cairngorms.

Shopping in Aviemore and the Cairngorms

Festivals & Events

Folk music sessions, Highland Games, sled-dog rallies, motor rallies, agricultural shows – lots to enjoy up and down the valley.

Festivals & Events in Aviemore and the Cairngorms

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The communities and little towns of the Cairngorms National Park have a variety of origins – but all welcome visitors and make excellent bases for further exploring.

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