Category Archives: Aviemore

Lairig Ghru near Aviemore

Visit Speyside for walking and whisky

Speyside, or Strathspey, is an area in North East Scotland, surrounding the river Spey, and is also one of the famous Scotch whisky distilling areas. Speyside is known for its beautiful countryside, with everything from magnificent waterways and lush green landscapes, to quaint villages and mountains. But whisky lies at the very heart of the […]

Aviemore and Highland Wildlife Park

The Highland Wildlife Park in Kincraig, near Kingussie opened in 1972 as an offshoot of Edinburgh Zoo. ┬áBoth facilities are operated by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. The original remit of the park was to showcase native Highland species such as Polecats, Wildcats, Red Fox and Badgers. ┬áThe decision to move away from this […]