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The Weather in Aviemore
Check out the climate diagram for Aviemore. July is the warmest month in Aviemore with average maximum temperatures of 66°. Conversely, January is the coolest month in Aviemore, with temperatures going under 32° The rainiest month is July while the driest month is February.
Aviemore Vacation Rentals: Feel at Home in Scottish Highlands
Welcome to Aviemore, a picturesque town situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands. Here in this popular vacation destination you can enjoy a range of exciting activities, including hiking, biking and climbing in the summer and winter sports between November and February. The town itself also has some fantastic offerings, including great restaurants and cosy pubs. When you book a stay in an Aviemore vacation home, you have the chance to discover this wonderful destination with your own peaceful abode as a base.
Journey to Aviemore
There are a number of ways to get to Aviemore. If you are arriving by air, the nearest airport is Inverness International Airport. From the airport you can take public transportation to your Aviemore vacation home. Simply head from the airport into Inverness by bus, and from there take the train to Edinburgh, which will pass through the town of Aviemore. Trains and buses also connect a variety of other cities in the United Kingdom to Aviemore, so getting here shouldn't be a problem.
You also have the option of taking a taxi or coach from the airport, or you can rent a car, giving you greater comfort and flexibility. If you are driving to town, remember that Aviemore is situated just off of the A9 motorway, which passes from the north to the south of Scotland.
However you choose to reach the destination, with your Aviemore vacation rental, you can look forward to your own sanctuary amidst this gorgeous mountainous region.
Aviemore and its Cuisine
Enjoy traditional or modern Scottish cuisine in one of Aviemore's lovely restaurants and cafés. After all the outdoor pursuits, you can indulge in some of the region’s dishes, which are loaded with hearty ingredients including rich meats and game, fresh vegetables, and delicious fish. When it comes to eateries, the Winking Owl is a highlight in the area, serving up classic Scottish fare and offering views over the gorgeous mountain scenery.
If you are looking for something more than Scottish gastronomy, Aviemore does not disappoint. With a range of international restaurants serving delicious food you won't go hungry in this wonderful Scottish location.
With a fully-equipped Aviemore vacation rental, you of course have the option to pick up some fresh local ingredients and whip up a delicious meal at home.
Aviemore and its Sights
Aviemore is the best base from which to access the scenic Cairngorms National Park and all of its highlights. The region is all about the outdoors, so tailor your trip towards spending time enjoying the fresh highlands air. Check out some amazing locations, including the fantastic Cairngorms mountain range, which includes five of the six highest mountains in the country. This region is famed for its picturesque beauty and rewards exploration. Hiking and mountain biking are great ways to see the area, or you can take the Cairngorm Mountain Railway, the highest railway in Britain.
In winter, you can do a spot of skiing or snowboarding, or you can simply enjoy the stunning views of the snowcapped mountains. Visit some of Scotland’s famed Lochs, including the beautiful Loch Morlich and Loch an Eilein, where you will also find a 15th century castle ruin, located on an island in the middle of the loch.
To get up close and personal with the wildlife of the mountains and tundra, the Highland Wildlife Park is the place to be. Here you can see a variety of animal species, including polar bears and wolves.
Whatever you decide to do whilst here, an Aviemore vacation rental means you can explore this stunning region with a great base to call home.
Aviemore and its Night life
Aviemore is the perfect place to spend the day outside, but there are also great things to do when the sun sets. Head to some of the town’s welcoming pubs for a local ale or unbeatable Scottish whiskey, and enjoy some live music. A great spot is the Old Bridge Inn, located on the banks of the River Spey.
After long days spent exploring you may also just want to kick back and relax. Having your own Aviemore vacation rental means that you and your fellow travelers can recuperate in comfort, in time for the next day's action.
Discover lakes and mountains near Aviemore
Loch an Eilein
Resembling a glassy sheet of water, the loch reflects the surrounding Rothiemurchus Forest. A short hike will earn you views of a 13th c. castle on the island which gives the loch its name.
Aviemore's popular brewery lets visitors sample craft ales for a reasonable entry fee. Learn about the brewing process on a fun tour, and take home some mementos.
This scenic Highland freshwater loch lies nestled amid pine trees. While here, visit the Osprey Center and try to spot the eponymous large birds of prey in their natural habitats.
Take the funicular up CairnGorm Mountain and soak in views that reach as far as Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in Britain. In the winter, this is the ideal spot for skiing or snowboarding.
Located inside the Cairngorms National Park, Glenmore Forest is home to the Scottish crossbill, crested tit and red deer.
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