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You will find artists, makers and designers in the communities all along the SnowRoads who are inspired by its landscapes, nature and history daily. 

The Watchers Art Installation and A Moment in Time

Corgarff Castle was originally built in 1550 by the Forbes clan and has been a site of great significance for several tumultuous events throughout its history.

Though small in scale, the white-harled Castle stands in stark isolation... read more

The Watchers Art Installation and A Moment in Time

One of three scenic route installation on the Snow Roads enticing you to discover new perspectives on stunning viewpoints. Four specially commissioned sculptural seats on the infamous A939 Lecht Road which sits at 637m above sea level offers spectacular views towards Corgarff Castle.

Still Art Installation

Still offers views overlooking Tomintoul reflected in its sides as it towers over the softly textured and colourful landscape.

The installation also uses the left over spoils of the quarry and uses the stone and Gabion baskets to... read more

Still Art Installation

One of three scenic route installation on the Snow Roads enticing you to discover new perspectives on stunning viewpoints.

Connecting Contours Art Installation

Located at the southern edge of the Cairngorms National Park, the Devil’s Elbow is a site of beauty and simplicity.  Connecting Contours seeks to enhance this dramatic setting by creating a subtle and respectful intervention, drawing on... read more

Connecting Contours Art Installation

One of three scenic route installation on the Snow Roads enticing you to discover new perspectives on stunning viewpoints. Connecting Contours offers a place of quiet contemplation surrounded by Glenshee hills.

Grantown-On-Spey

A traditional Highland town on the northern edge of the Cairngorms National Park, Grantown-on-Spey boasts a thriving high street, a gallery, and a museum .  It’s the perfect place to begin or round off your journey on the Snow... read more

Grantown-On-Spey

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.

http://www.grantownonline.com/

Tomintoul and Glenlivet

Tomintoul is the highest village in the Caingorms and the largest community on Glenlivet Estate.  It oozes history and rugged grandeur, having been founded by a Duke in the 18th century. 

Situated halfway between... read more

Tomintoul and Glenlivet

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.

Ballater

Queen Victoria fell in love with the area and built Balmoral Castle just outside the village. Today, the royal connection remains strong.  Many of the shop fronts proudly display the Royal Warrant and so you can try some local produce... read more

Ballater

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.

http://www.visitballater.com/

Braemar and Crathie

It’s a wildlife hot spot and views are often accompanied by the sound of roaring deer stag or sightings of deer, red squirrels and golden eagles.

There is the opportunity to take part in many sporting activities such as... read more

Braemar and Crathie

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.

http://braemarscotland.co.uk/

Alyth

Alyth is a small and friendly village east of Blairgowrie.  It is home to the Alyth Den, a great area for walking routes through forests and past the river. There is also great golf courses and Alyth Museum is open in summer featuring... read more

Alyth

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.

http://www.gateway-to-the-scottish-highlands.com/VisitAlyth.html

Blairgowrie

The busy town is the main start point for the 64-mile circular Cateran Trail which follows historic drove roads used by cattle rustlers, known as caterans, and offers a network of walking routes for all... read more

Blairgowrie

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.

https://www.discoverblairgowrie.co.uk/

Cafe

Clootie Dumpling Restaurant at the Speyside Centre

The Speyside Centre is family run and is currently being rebuilt after a devastating fire in 2016 so as well as watching the highland craftsmen at work on the new build visitors can also enjoy the following which are still available while work... read more