Viewfield House, Viewfield Dr, Nairn IV12 4EE, UK
Nairn IV12 5NQ, UK
UK, Nairn IV12, UK
Cairngorms National Park, Aviemore Station, Dalfaber Rd, Aviemore PH22 1PY
Strathspey Steam Railway
All aboard Strathspey Steam Railway to explore the beauty of the Highlands and experience the magic of a steam railway, departing from Aviemore station. Enjoy a spectacular train journey through Boat of Garten and on to Broomhill, as the railway takes you on a nostalgic 20-mile round trip along part of the original Highland Railway. Pass over moorland, through woodlands and along great sweeps of the River Spey, with the Cairngorms National Park providing a dramatic mountain backdrop.
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Cairngorm National Park
Explore the Cairngorms National Park during your stay with us. The UK’s largest national park, and an area of outstanding natural beauty, the Cairngorms showcase the majesty and diversity of the serene Scottish Highlands, with ancient pine forests, breathtaking mountain-tops and mighty rushing rivers.
The ClubHouse hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the Cairngorms National Park, and there’s a wide array of family-friendly walks, trails and fun-filled activities to entertain kids of all ages.
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Invererne Rd, Forres IV36 3EB, UK
Whisky, Scotland's national drink, has been produced in Scotland for hundreds of years, and is one of the country's oldest industries. Uncover the process and sample the final product at a local distillery such as Benromach. Check out the Speyside region, home to the Speyside Single Malts. Or visit some of the best-selling single malt whisky distilleries in the world, including the homes of the world-renowned Glenlivet and Glenfiddich.
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Cawdor Castle Nairn Scotland IV12 5RD
A romantic fairy-tale castle that has been the home of the Thanes of Cawdor since 1370, Cawdor has evolved into a charming family mansion and the most outstanding of stately homes.
Opening details: 1st May to 4th October 2015. Opening times 10am - 5:30pm. (Last entry 5pm) 7 days a week
Admission details: Adults £10.50 | Children (aged 5 to 15) £6.50| Concessions £9.50
Culloden Battlefield, Culloden Moor, Inverness, Highlands, IV2 5EU
The last Jacobite rising battle took place on the field of Culloden in 1746. Today its visitor centre and tour offers a great insight to what actually happened – ideal for history boffins.
Opening details: 1 February - 31 March daily 10 – 4 | 1 April - 31 May daily 9 - 5.30; 1 June - 31 August daily 9 – 6| 1 September - 31 October daily 9 - 5.30; 1 Nov - 23 Dec daily 10 - 4; Closed 24 Dec - 1 Feb
Battlefield opens daily, all year
Admission details: National Trust for Scotland member – Free |Adult - £11.00| Family - £26.00, Concession - £8.50
For more information visit http://www.nts.org.uk/Culloden/Home/
Culbin Sands, Forest and Findhorn Bay
A stunning stretch of sand which is a remote and unspoilt RSPB nature reserve lying east of Nairn. Seaducks, bar-tailed godwits, oystercatchers can be seen. Culbin Forest is packed with pines and coarse ground cover offering marked trails. Findhorn Bay sits close to Culbin Forest, a stunning small bay with a pebbly beach.
For more information visit http://www.rspb.org.uk/discoverandenjoynature/seenature/reserves/guide/c/culbinsands/