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Make a holiday cottage in Aviemore your home away from home

Located in the Cairngorms National Park in northeast Scotland, Aviemore is a popular holiday and resort town that attracts outdoor adventurers and enthusiasts from around the world. The town offers everything visitors need for an enjoyable stay and HomeAway has a wonderful selection of Aviemore holiday cottages to choose from. The beauty and wilderness of Cairngorms National Park is what draws most visitors to Aviemore. The park is home to ancient forests, snow-capped mountains, and tranquil lochs that are all worth exploring. There are also several major historic sites and other places of cultural interest which make Aviemore a very well-rounded holiday destination. Holiday accommodation is usually spacious enough to accommodate large families, having between 2 and 4 bedrooms. Most holiday cottages in Aviemore also come with added amenities like internet access and cable/satellite television.

Things to do

-Winter sports: Skiing is a popular activity in the Cairngorms from December to April each year. There is a skiing area just 9 miles from Aviemore, which offers 30 km of ski runs serviced by 11 ski lifts. There are a variety of runs to suit everyone from beginners to advanced skiers, and on-site equipment rental and lessons are available to those who require them. Outside of the ski season, the Cairngorms provide excellent walking, hiking, and mountain biking. Guided tours are available throughout the year.

-Historical attractions: Balmoral Castle is a bit of a drive from Aviemore holiday cottages, but well worth the trip. The castle is the Scottish holiday home of the royal family, who generally visit from August to October each year. The grounds and gardens are open to visitors in the winter, late spring, and summer. The castle is situated on the banks of the River Dee and beyond its manicured gardens is surrounded by beautiful and rugged landscapes.

-Cultural attractions: The Malt Whisky Trail is completely unique to Scotland and features some of the nation’s most famous distilleries. Those staying in a Aviemore holiday home are less than an hour’s drive from the popular route. Glenlivet, the first licensed distillery in the Scottish Highlands, is the closest distillery to Aviemore. From there, it’s an easy drive to the ever-popular Glenfiddich distillery and the eye-opening Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery. The Whisky Trail provides some insight into one of Scotland’s most famous exports and is a must for any fan of single malt whisky.

-Sightseeing: The Cairngorm Mountain Railway begins just a few miles outside of Aviemore and scales the Cairngorms. Stretching over a mile, it was opened in 2001 and is the UK’s only funicular railway. It is not only the easiest and most convenient way to ascend the mountain, but also offer fabulous views of the surrounding national park.

-Natural attractions: Loch an Eilen was recently voted the top picnic spot in Britain and has won praise from tourism experts and naturalists alike. Located in scenic Rothiemurchus, it is a 30-minute walk from holiday cottages in Aviemore and is not to be missed. Loch an Eilen is most famous for its romantic island castle, which appears to float in the water. Along with picnicking, visitors can partake in any number of activities including mountain biking, pony riding, wildlife watching, and wildlife photography.

Weather in Aviemore

The weather in Aviemore varies quite a bit from season to season. Without a doubt the best time to visit is from April to October. High temperatures in July and August can approach 20°C, which is ideal for leisure walking and enjoying the outdoors. Spring in Aviemore is chilly, but relatively dry. However, temperatures can dip below freezing in the autumn and winter, when heavy rain is also prevalent.

Travel to Aviemore

To reach Aviemore, most visitors will have to first drive, take the train, or fly to Inverness. From Inverness, Aviemore is a 40-minute drive or train ride away. Car hire is available from the Highlands and Islands Airport (near Inverness) as well as central Inverness. Trains depart regularly from Inverness to Aviemore every two hours.

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                                                        Bungalow #430791
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                                                              Cottage #1867420
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                                                                Cottage #1866606
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                                                                                Cottage #6823380
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                                                                                  Cottage #1867301
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                                                                                    Apartment #2145186
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                                                                                        Cottage #1966694
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                                                                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                                Recent Reviews

                                                                                                A luxurious & comfortable family stay - would love to come back!

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                Great house with everything you need & more! We had a super stay with all the family - the kids really enjoyed the table football in the annexe & the adults appreciated the warm, comfortable beds & walking distance to Aviemore restaurants & Rothiemurchus. We even managed to see a red squirrel in the garden. Am lucky enough to have stayed in many holiday homes in Aviemore, this is one of the best. Highly recommend.
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 23-Jan-2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                Aviemore holiday

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                Beautiful house and enjoyed it very much. Walking distance from town. Will definitely be back. Thank you.
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                Great property, lovely location

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                All better than I had hoped , clean well equipped and perfect!
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Dec 2016