The Glas Maol Circuit is a group of four Munros (mountains over 3,000 ft or 914.4 m) to the east of the Cairnwell Pass. These have been developed for skiing but also offer hiking opportunities in the summer months.
In Grantown-on-Spey, a bustling high street boasts traditional architecture, quirky cafes and unusual shops. A beautiful setting next to the River Spey with many walking activities and views stretching as far as the Cairngorms.
Tomintoul is the highest village in the Cairngorms and the largest community on Glenlivet Estate. It is known for its abundance of sporting pursuits, including a vast network of biking and walking trails. Whisky also plays an important roll with many distilleries just a stone's throw away.
In the centre of Royal Deeside, and at the heart of the SnowRoads, is Ballater. As the largest village on the eastern side of the Cairngorms National Park, this thriving community makes for an ideal place to stop over with a range of accommodation options.
The mountainous village of Braemar, part of Royal Deeside, is a great base for adventure or relaxation on the SnowRoads. There’s an abundance of well-signposted, low-level walking which makes it a wonderful place for ramblers, who can look out at the many hills which surround the village and enjoy some sustenance in the cafes and restaurants.
Glenshee is known as the Glen of the Fairies due to its magical atmosphere and it caters for year-round sports against a rugged backdrop.
Alyth is a small and friendly village east of Blairgowrie which is home to walking routes, golfing, hidden gems and Alyth Museum which is open in the summer.
Sitting on the banks of the River Ericht, Blairgowrie offers access to year-round facilities and an ideal place to begin or end your SnowRoads adventure.
Salmon and Sea Trout Fishing The Estate offers first class salmon and sea trout fishing opportunities on the River Dee where you will be accompanied by an experienced fishing ghillie. Bookings can be made by calling this Office on 013397 41224... read more
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