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.
Riding Centre offering Trekking and Hacking in the beautiful countryside of Alvie Estate. Children 3 years and over catered for and families welcome. Admission: 45 min ride £23.00 1 hour ride £28.00 90 min ride £38.00 PLEASE CONTACT INGRID BY... read more
At Alvie Stables we ride through the beautiful countryside of Alvie Estate which is part of the Cairngorm National Park. Our off road riding has spectacular views of the Cairngorm Mountain Range, Spey Valley and Loch Alvie with hillside and woodland rides. In addition to wonderful views there is a chance to see wildlife such as deer, rabbits, red squirrels, buzzards, herons and the occaisional osprey. Established in 1995, our staff are qualified, experienced and friendly. We place an emphasis on enjoyment and safety on horses and ponies that are well schooled and fit. Our horses and ponies range from 12.2hh to 17hh with a variety of breeds and colours. All have great temperaments and characters. Novice to experienced riders are catered for with trekking for beginners and first timers, intermediate rides for those that can trot and hacking for riders that can canter. We offer 1 or 1 1/2 hr rides. Children 4 years and over are welcome for mini rides, 1/2 hr lessons or 1 hr rides. Families are a speciality with discounts available. All our prices are competitive with equipment such as riding hats, boots, jackets and gloves available free of charge. Please note that there is a weight restriction of 15 stone (97kgs, 210lbs) Alvie Stables is located just 4 miles south of Aviemore off the B9152 between Aviemore and Kincraig. Please arrive 15 mins prior to your booking time.
Our friendly and experienced hire staff are all Salomon qualified and have many years of experience. We like to say that we offer a slick service and at the same time do not compromise on good fitting and safely set up equipment. We offer a range... read more
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.