THE CAIRNGORM LOOP

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THE CAIRNGORM LOOP

HEAD OFF INTO THE HILLS>

THE CAIRNGORM LOOP

HEAD OFF INTO THE HILLS>

THE CAIRNGORM LOOP

HEAD OFF INTO THE HILLS>

THE CAIRNGORM LOOP

HEAD OFF INTO THE HILLS>

DRINK

Gin Distilleries
Hotels
Cafes

EAT

Cosy Pub
Top of the World Cafe
Restaurants

EXPLORE

Castles
Museums
Wildlife

This route starts from Grantown on Spey, through into Perthshire, on to Blairgowrie, then continues through Perthshire and returns north along the route of the A9.  Passing through Tomintoul, Ballater, Braemar, Blairgowrie, Dunkeld, Pitlochry, Killicranke, Blair Atholl, Bruar, Dalwhinnie, Laggan, Newtonmore, Kingussie, Aviemore, Boat of Garten, Nethy Bridge and returning to Grantown on Spey, this route is around 190 miles, making it either one very full day or a relaxed two day drive with a night in Blairgowrie or Pitlochry.  The Snow Road runs from Grantown on Spey to Blairgowrie and takes in some of the most spectacular roads the Cairngorms has to offer.

If you are planning to do the Cairngorm Loop and would like us to help with the planning then please get in touch. Whether you are looking for some recommendations or would like us to plan out an itinerary in its entirety or something in between, we are happy to help.

Route Recommendations

Caorunn Balmenach Distillery at Cromdale, our closest gin distillery
Anagach Woods at Grantown on Spey, woodland walks and nature trails
Craggan Outdoors at Grantown on Spey, outdoor activities
High Street Merchants at Grantown on Spey, fantastic coffee and cakes
The Wishing Well at Grantown on Spey, the best card and gift shop in town (we might be biased as this is our shop). Also Grantown Post Office.
Grant Arms at Grantown on Spey, three star gold rated hotel.  Ask us about preferential rates
Craig Bar at Grantown on Spey, the best pies and the best insults in town
Grantown on Spey the local community website for all you need to know about the town
The Whisky Castle at Tomintoul, whisky shop
Corgarff Castle at Strathdon
AA Box 472 Mini Museum near Ballater
Rocksalt and Snails at Ballater, cafe restaurant
Old Royal Station at Ballater

Royal Lochnagar Distillery at Crathie
Braemar Castle at Braemar
Glenshee Ski Centre, ride the Cairnwell chairlift
Persie Gin Distillery at Bridge of Cally
Scottish Woodland Skills Centre at Alyth
Birnam Arts Centre at Dunkeld home to the Beatrix Potter exhibition
Dunkeld Cathedral at Dunkeld
Pitlochry Dam and Salmon Ladder at Pitlochry
House of Bruar at Blair Atholl, fantastic department store and restaurant
Highland Folk Museum at Kingussie
Cairngorm Mountain at Aviemore, ride the highest funicular railway in the UK
Cairngorm Brewery at Aviemore, our local brew
Landmark Forest Adventure Park at Carrbridge
The Osprey Centre at Boat of Garten, a chance to see ospreys in the place where their re-population in Scotland began and a great spot for a walk
1896 Cafe and Gallery at Boat of Garten, one of our favourite local cafes where the coffee and cakes are fantastic

Are you ready to explore the Cairngorm Loop?

WE SURE ARE

RDTRIP LTD

Ashleigh, Cromdale
Grantown-on-Spey
PH26 3LW

01479 872159
tour@rdtrip.co.uk 

Company No. SC597130

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