Plan Your Visit


We are so excited to be inviting visitors back to the Cairngorms with our friends across the tourism sector in the area. Not everything will be as it was for now and we want to make sure that through #CairngormsTogether we give you and our communities confidence.  

The Highland Wildlife Park is set in the Cairngorms National Park and there are lots of accommodation options in the nearby area to help enhance to your trip to see us.  The list below is not exhaustive please check directly on the status of each properties reopening.

Please check the Visit Cairngorms website for the most up to date news on the reopening of the Cairngorms


Highland Country Cottages

Situated next to the entrance to the Highland Wildlife Park, the Highland Country Cottages at Meadowside House, Kincraig, offer very comfortable self-catering accommodation with stunning views over Loch Insh to the Cairngorms (Tel: 01540 651467).

Macdonald Aviemore Resort

Located in the centre of Aviemore this large resort has 4 star hotels and luxury woodland lodges. The resort includes a choice restaurants and bars and lots to keep families amused from the large indoor swimming pool and outdoor play park to children’s activity rooms, soft play centre and outdoor activities. There’s also beauty treatment rooms, luxury department store and bike hire at the resort.

Macdonald Spey Valley Resort

Located on the banks of the River Spey, enjoy self-catering accommodation for those wanting a peaceful break within easy reach of Aviemore. The resort has an indoor swimming pool, tennis courts, Scottish Steakhouse Restaurant and bar. It’s also home to Spey Valley Championship Golf Course.

Macdonald Lochanhully Resort

Stay in traditional lodges nestled in woodland around a private loch, an ideal location for nature lovers just 15 minutes north of Aviemore. The resort has an indoor swimming pool, games room, Jakes Restaurant and Bar and is also just a few minutes drive to Landmark Forest Adventure Park in Carrbridge.

High Range Aviemore 

This scenic site, located in beautiful birch woodland in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, offers a selection of quality family holiday facilities, including Italian restaurant, lodge hotel, self-catering chalets and caravan park, tailored for all ages and ability.

The Cairngorm Hotel

The Cairngorm Hotel is Aviemore's Premier Independent Hotel, with the staff offering a warm and friendly welcome. An ideal choice for that short break in Scotland offering excellent hotel accommodation; 'The Cairn' is a renowned Scottish wedding hotel venue, also offering seasonal breaks and extensive function and business meeting facilities.

Crubenbeg Highland Holiday Cottages

Crubenbeg Highland Holiday Cottages offer luxury STB 4 star self catering holiday accommodation in the Cairngorms National Park, Scotland Nr Aviemore. We offer Free Trout Fishing, Golf Practice Area, Kids Games Room, Eco Friendly Wood Burning Stoves & Free WiFi Broad Band.

Aviemore Holiday Cottages

Situated just 10 minutes walk from the centre of Aviemore, these 3 bedroom log cabins offer luxurious self catering accommodation.

Ardlogie Guest House

Ardlogie is a friendly, all en-suite, STB 3 star guest house quietly situated beside the Spey yet within easy walk of Aviemore's shops, bars & restaurants. 8 miles to the Park. Check availablility on-line.

Feith Mhor House

Feith Mhor is a lovely Pet Friendly Georgian House offering self catering and B&B in Carrbridge. Sleeping 11 + 2 the house is set in mature gardens in a beautiful rural location within the Cairngorm National Park.

Badaguish Outdoor Centre 

Badaguish Outdoor Centre is set in a clearing in the pine forest just below Cairngorm Mountain. Mixed accommodation on offer, from large luxury Forest Lodges to a rustic bothy and scenic campsite. An exciting programme of outdoor activities, both on and offsite, can be arranged for guests or day visitors. The Centre also provides activity holidays for individuals with learning and/or physical disabilities in the purpose-built Lodge.

Ruthven House

Ruthven House offers luxury Bed and Breakfast accommodation together with two self catering cottages, close to Ruthven Barracks and the RSPB Reserve, just 1 mile from Kingussie and 10 minutes drive to the Highland Wildlife Park. 

Kirkstone Lodge

Kirkstone Lodge is only about 3 miles away and Hillview Cottage about 45 minutes away.

The Craiglynne Hotel 

The Craiglynne Hotel is set right in the heart of the Highlands in Grantown-on-Spey, only 14 miles from Aviemore with views over the Cromdale Hills, about 40 minutes away from the Park.

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