Lively youth hostel that's a great base for beautiful Cairngorm National Park.
25 Grampian Road Aviemore PH22 1PR 01479 810 345
Situated just nine miles from
the Cairngorm mountain funicular and snowsports area, Aviemore Youth Hostel
makes for a great base for outdoor activities or for visiting the local Landmark Forest Adventure Park, Highland Wildlife
Park or Loch Garten RSPB. The whole area is teeming with wildlife – the hostel
has a large lounge with stunning views of the Cairngorms and surrounding
woodland from where you can watch red squirrels at play –
and nearby you can visit the only freely grazing reindeer
herd in the UK, at Glen More. The hostel also hosts a Scottish
Natural Heritage visitor centre, including a peregrine nestcam – what other
accommodation can offer intimate feeding time with a bird of prey?
As for hostel facilities, there are multi-share dorms and private rooms, wifi, a well-equipped
self-catering kitchen and a spacious dining area that serves alcohol.
itself is Britain’s most popular skiing resort, but the area also offers a huge range
of year-round activities, including hillwalking, climbing, mountain biking,
pony trekking, sailing, kayaking, windsurfing, watersports and fishing.
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Places to eat & drink nearby
The Mountain Café
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An iconic Aviemore café, particularly for outdoorsy types, serving cracking coffee, epic cakes and fantastic food, with a view of the Cairngorm peaks
Old Bridge Inn
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Traditional pub with live music, open fires and gourmet food.
Ben MacDui's Inn
72 Grampian Rd Aviemore Inverness-Shire PH22 1RH
New and very welcoming pub serving restaurant-quality food .
Things to see & do nearby
13 Allt Mor Aviemore PH22 1QQ
Classic tours in classic cars.
Dalfaber Industrial Estate Aviemore PH22 1ST
Craft brewery where 12 awesome ales are made in the shadow of the Cairngorms.
Stewart Mountain Skills
A mountaineering instructor who can equip you with the skills to explore the Cairngorms in any weather.
Loch an Eilein
Loch an Eilein
Scotland's favourite picnic place - a beautiful loch with the ruins of an ancient castle on an island.
Aviemore - gateway town for the Cairngorms National Park, very popular with outdoorsy types
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Charming and affordable B&B and glamping pods right in the heart of things in Aviemore.
141 Grampian Road Aviemore PH22 1RP
Beautiful B&B close to the heart of Aviemore, with mega breakfasts and great hosts.
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