There are so many interesting things to see in the Spey Valley, you may need to extend your stay to see them all.
Below are just a few pleases for you to visit in the Spey valley.
The Highland Folk Museum is situated within the boundaries of the Cairngorms National Park on two sites: one in Kingussie; the other two and a half miles away (4 Km) at Newtonmore. The aims of the Museum include preserving and recording aspects of Highland life from the 1700s onwards, as well as interpreting the people’s lives through interactive living history and activities we keep our heritage alive and promise you a time to remember!
Landmark Adventure Park Landmark is a truly awesome day out and easily a whole day’s entertainment (educational too, but so fun you won’t notice). The vast majority of the attractions are included in the great value Admission Ticket so it is easy to see why Landmark is one of Scotland’s favourite family days out. Where else in the UK can you rock climb, ‘skydive’, flume ride, meet wild red squirrels face to face, walk through the tops of tall pine trees watch logs being sawn on a steam powered sawmill, wonder at the sheer strength of a Clydesdale horse and learn all the secrets of Scotland’s ancient Pine forest all in one day?
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre The U.K,s only herd of reindeer roaming freely in their own natural environment. You can join one of our reindeer herders on a hill trip and find out everything you need to know about reindeer or down at our Reindeer Centre we have a large exhibition in our paddocks.
The Highland Wildlife Park Discover Scottish wildlife and endangered animals of the world’s mountains and tundra, including Mercedes the polar bear, in the spectacular setting of the Highland Wildlife Park. We are open daily. Opening times in October are 10am – 5pm (last entry 1 hour before closing). Drive around the Main Reserve in your own car and then investigate the walk-round area.
Strathspey Steam Railway The Strathspey Railway which runs from Aviemore, through Boat of Garten ending at Broomhill and takes you on a nostalgic 20 mile round trip along part of the original Highland Railway main line from Perth to Inverness. The train passes through spectacular scenery running along side the River Spey with the Cairngorm Mountains in the background completing the picture. Broomhill Station features as Glenbogle in the BBC’s Monach of the Glen
The Cairngorm Funicular Railway The UK’s highest mountain railway journey offers spectacular views of an ancient Scottish mountain landscape and the viewing terrace at the top offers you the best weather watching opportunity in Britain. All seasons in 1 hour or less……The mountain is the most popular visitor attraction with the Cairngorms National Park. Visitors travel in safety and comfort on a 2km journey from the Base Station.