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Kingussie - Little Town of Festivals

Kingussie - Little Town of Festivals

Kingussie is a small but picturesque Speyside town with a population of less than 2000 people. Something very special is happening in the town though… it’s transformed itself into the Little Town of Festivals! Keep reading to find out more!

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Experience the Thunder in the Glens

Thunder in the Glens Scotland

Since it was devised in 1993 and first held in 1994, the Thunder in the Glens (TITG) motorbike rally has become one of the biggest events in the UK motorcycling calendar. Thousands of bikers from across the UK, Europe and beyond will be descending upon Speyside once more this year and riding out in all their splendour. This year the event takes place over the weekend starting on Friday the 22nd of August and runs through to Monday the 25th of August.

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Experience Newtonmore Highland Games

Highland Games Scotland

This year’s Newtonmore Highland Games is taking place on Saturday the 2nd of August, from 10.30am to 5pm. As ever, it promises to be a spectacular and fun day, featuring track, field and heavy events as well as Highland dancing and the annual gathering of the Clan MacPherson!

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Aviemore's Top 10 Summer Activities

Family holiday activities in Aviemore, Scotland.

Looking for a family holiday destination with stunning scenery, a range of activities for big and small and a family friendly hotel? Look no more - Aviemore has it all. We promise. Just read this article and start planning your summer holiday!

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The Joys of Summer on CairnGorm Mountain

Summer on CairnGorm Mountain

CairnGorm mountain is not only all about skiing, it's also a fantastic place to visit in summer - offering a range of different activities. Read this article to find out more about what the mountain can offer!

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Visit the Highlands & Commonwealth Games!

Watersports at Loch Morlich in Perthshire.

Glasgow will be hosting the Commonwealth Games from the 23rd of July to the 3rd of August this summer. Are you planning on being there? If so, make sure you visit stunning Perthshire too and experience some of the sports first-hand!

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Aviemore for the Perfect Watersports Holiday

You may think of Aviemore as being the perfect winter sports destination (and in our opinion it is!) but it’s also a great location if you’re looking to enjoy a watersports holiday. The surrounding area offers great opportunities to try a whole variety of activities that you may already be an experienced hand at or that you may just be looking to cross off your list of things to try! Let us guide you through...

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Cairngorm Brewery - Speyside Success Story!

Speyside has long been famed for its whisky and almost half of all Scotland’s distilleries are located within the region. This includes the Glenfiddich distillery, the home of Scotland’s highest selling single malt. In recent years though, the distillers haven’t been the only people in Speyside producing award-winning alcoholic beverages. Aviemore’s Cairngorm Brewery has been going from strength-to-strength and has achieved national recognition for its ever-growing range of high quality ales. How was Cairngorm Brewery founded? Cairngorm...

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The History of Mountaineering

These days, mountaineering is a popular pursuit but it hasn’t always been the case. Before the 18th century, there aren’t many recorded accounts of people venturing up mountains for the sheer pleasure or for the challenge. Instead, journeying up a mountain tended to be more of a spiritual pursuit (sometimes to establish a shrine). Later on, the popularity of venturing into the mountains grew, but even then this initial surge was sparked more by the...

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Enjoy Whisky Month with Hilton Aviemore

As part of Homecoming Scotland 2014, this month is Whisky Month. As well as being located in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, one of Scotland’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty, the Hilton Coylumbridge in Aviemore is also located within Scotland’s most prolific whisky-producing region, Speyside. This means that there really is no better place in which to celebrate and enjoy this fantastic month. How can you sample Speyside’s finest in our Bistro? We have...

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