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Cairngorms National Park

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Cairngorms National Park [1] is a mountainous national park in Scotland's Highlands region.

Understand[edit]

Receiving its National Park status in September 2003, the Cairngorms National Park is Britain's largest at 3800 sq km and offers breathtaking beauty filled with a magnificent array of wildlife. In 2011, the area was selected by the National Geographic Magazine as one of the top 20 places in the world to visit.

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Landscape[edit]

Flora and fauna[edit]

  • Flora

Mountainous areas of wild land, interspersed with lochs, rivers, woodland and moorland make the Cairngorms a spectacular place to explore.

  • Fauna

Scottish Crossbill, Osprey, Capercaillie, Golden Eagle are just a few of the species you might see here. There are also deer, rare red squirrels, wildcats and otters.

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Mountain biking, canoeing, climbing, walking, horse-riding, sailing, skiing, snowboarding, golf, clay pigeon shooting, canyoning, gorge walking, orienteering, yoga, shinty, wildlife and birdwatching, tennis, swimming, white water rafting, river tubing, archery, fishing.

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The Cross at Kingussie [2].

Muckrach Lodge Hotel and Restaurant [3]. Grantown on spey, tel: 01247 851 257, info@muckrach.com.

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There are plenty of guest houses, self-catering cottages and hotels throughout the park as well as a couple of Caravan & Camping parks. Why not chek the main Cainrgorms National Park site [4].

The Cross at Kingussie [5].

  • Muckrach Lodge, Dulnain Bridge, 01479851257, [6]. Boutique country house hotel  edit

Camping[edit]

You can camp out in the wilderness if you are in a small group for a couple of nights, although you must stay away from houses and not disturb any livestock.

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