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The SnowRoads and the Cairngorms National Park are world-renowned as one of the best locations to spot rare and endangered wildlife in Scotland.

Dinnet

A small village which packs a punch, Dinnet wows its visitors with idyllic vistas, rugged crags and luscious lochs.  It’s particularly popular with holiday-makers due to its ideal situation next to the Muir of Dinnet National Nature... read more

Dinnet

Dinnet will inspire you with a host of walking opportunities and stunning lochs and vistas.

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/

Glenshee

Glenshee is located in a very central position in Scotland, with all of Scotland’s major cities no more than two hours’ drive away. Offering some of the highest peaks in Scotland, fertile farmland and rolling hills, the rugged landscape of... read more

Glenshee

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.

http://www.glenofthefairies.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/

Bridge of Cally

The village has a hotel, an angling book shop, a village hall and a large holiday park.  Its post office and general store is historically one of the oldest in Scotland dating back to 1841.

The hotel was originally a... read more

Bridge of Cally

The Bridge of Cally is a small village centred round the bridge over the River Ardle and sits at the junction of three glens, Glenshee, Strathardle and Glenericht. It offers amenities as well as further access to walking and the The Cateran Trail.

Wildlife Watching

Deeside Nature Activities

Deeside Nature Activities offer a variety of wildlife watching excursions via Land Rover Discovery. Each excursion is tailor made for the interests, abilities and budgets of our clients. We provide half or whole day trips with special emphasis on... read more

Deeside Nature Activities

www.deesidenatureactivities.co.uk

Email

013397 42033

Knockanduie
Crathie
Ballater
AB35 5TP

Wildlife Watching

Balmoral Luxury Landrover Safaris

Accompany one of our guides on a fascinating tour of Balmoral Estate. The safari tour takes you through the manicured parkland and gardens in front of Balmoral Castle. You then travel through the Estate farm to enter the old Caledonian Pine... read more

Balmoral Luxury Landrover Safaris

www.balmoralcastle.com

Email

013397 42534

Balmoral Castle
Crathie
AB36 5BT

Wildlife Watching

Glenlivet Wildlife

Off road Land Rover Safaris and guided walks on the Glenlivet Crown Estate. Discover iconic wildlife, stunning landscapes and a fascinating cultural heritage on a safari that takes you where other tours just cannot reach. Many of the National... read more

Glenlivet Wildlife

Self catering wildlife holidays are also available from our converted Mill and Steading set in a secluded glen in the heart of Glenlivet. Stay with us and take advantage of our local knowledge to help you track down the wildlife you are interested in.

www.glenlivet-wildlife.co.uk

Email

01807 590241

Easter Corrie
Tomnavoulin
Tomintoul
AB37 9JB