Cairngorms cottage holidays Holiday rentals - country & mountain cottages to rent, Cairngorms

The Cairngorms are a mountain range in the eastern Highlands of Scotland spreading across 4,500sq km of pristine countryside. The area includes 5 of the UK's highest mountains, 43 munros and 9 nature reserves not to mention countless Caledonian Pine forests, lochs and rivers to explore from your cottage.

The main hub is Aviemore dubbed the adventure capital of Scotland. The village is a mecca for outdoor and sporting enthusiasts on and off the mountains. From skiing in the winter to swimming in the lakes and lochs during the warm summer months, the Cairngorms offer something for all ages and tastes.

At a glance...
Restaurants & bars 20+
Year round destination
Cycle paths & mountain biking
Family friendly
Car recommended
Nearest beach Loch Morlich -10kms from Aviemore
Local airport Aberdeen (125kms)
Nearest major airport Edinburgh (180km)
Nearest train station Aviemore

Things to see and do in the Cairngorms

The Cairngorms are full of interesting villages, dramatic mountains and countryside to explore.

A few suggestions...
Skiing during the winter season
Hire a canoe on Loch Morlich near Aviemore
Tour the nearby distilleries of Royal Lochnagar, Dalwhinnie and Glenlivet
Visit Balmoral Castle
White water kayaking on the grade 5 Falls of Muick
Hiking or mountain biking around the Cairngorms National Park
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Our view on the Cairngorms

Self catering cottage holidays in the magical Cairngorm mountains in the Scottish Highlands are the perfect escape to pristine natural beauty no matter what time of year you visit. Packed with things to see and do for the whole family, the Cairngorms will have you coming back time after time.