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Wildlife Sites and Nature Reserves in Aviemore and the Cairngorms

Landmark Nature Trail

Carrbridge, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK

Britain's first nature trail, established in 1970, through old Caledonian pine forest, with tree top trail, wildlife…

Loch Garten, Abernethy Forest (RSPB)

Nethybridge, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK

This beautiful loch, surrounded by natural Scots pine forest is famous for ospreys. From the Osprey Centre you can observe...

Insh Marshes National Nature Reserve (RSPB)

Insh, Kingussie, Inverness-shire, PH21 1NT

This amazing wetland is one of the most important natural floodplains in Europe. A great place for wildlife and scenery.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Rothiemurchus Forest

By Aviemore, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK

Superb Caledonian pine forest with many miles of trails.

Creag Meagaidh

Kinlochlaggan, Newtonmore, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK

This varied reserve stretches from the native woodland by the shores of Loch Laggan to the summit of Creag Meagaidh. Path to...

RSPB Abernethy Forest National Nature Reserve

Forest Lodge, Nethybridge, Inverness-shire, PH25 3EF

The largest native Scots pinewood in Britain. Breeding birds include the Scottish crossbill, crested tit, capercaillie,...

Glenmore Forest Park

By Aviemore, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK

At the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, with Loch Morlich at its centre, Glemore has some superb stands of ancient...

1 Landmark Nature Trail Carrbridge, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK
2 Loch Garten, Abernethy Forest (RSPB) Nethybridge, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK
3 Insh Marshes National Nature Reserve (RSPB) Insh, Kingussie, Inverness-shire, PH21 1NT 3 stars
4 Rothiemurchus Forest By Aviemore, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK
5 Creag Meagaidh Kinlochlaggan, Newtonmore, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK
6 RSPB Abernethy Forest National Nature Reserve Forest Lodge, Nethybridge, Inverness-shire, PH25 3EF
7 Glenmore Forest Park By Aviemore, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK

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