Winter 2015 Activities and Events Near Aviemore

Posted on: 27 January 2015

Cairngorm Funicular Railway

Take Scotland’s only funicular railway up Cairngorm to Top Station with breathtaking views from over 3,500ft up the mountain. Funicular passengers may exit the top station to go onto the mountain provided they are booked on a guided walk or a guided mountain bike descent.

Cairngorm Funicular Railway Timetable
Trains run every 20 mins.
First train up at 10.00.
Last train down at 16:30.

Visit the Cairngorm Mountain website for more information about the Cairngorm Funicular Railway.

Skiing and Snowboarding

Get on the piste for the 2014/15 season with a Snowsports pass for Cairngorm. Day tickets and Season Passes are available to purchase online and can be collected at the Cairngorm Base Station.

Visit the Cairngorm Mountain website for more information and to purchase Snowsports passes.

Highland Wildlife Park

Situated just 7 miles south of Aviemore, the Highland Wildlife Park is home to birds such as the famous capercaillie, Eurasian eagle owl and snowy owl, mammals including polar bears, tigers, wolves and the rare Scottish wild cat and a variety of other animals such as bison, reindeer, beaver and red panda. This huge variety of wildlife makes the Park a great place for taking the kids and there’s enough to keep them entertained for the whole day.

Guided tours are available in Land Rovers or coaches and there are daily feeding talks for snow monkeys, polar bears, wildcats, reindeer, tigers and lynx.

The Park is open from November to March 10.00 am – 4.00 pm.

For more details visit the Highland Wildlife Park website.

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