The mountain railway is currently out of service. We are open 7 days a week with a range of activities, experiences and dining.
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Spring Activities at Cairngorm Mountain

Have a fantastic spring break at Scotland’s favourite mountain destination, Cairngorm Mountain. We’re just a short drive from Aviemore with lots of offer for all ages. 

1. Mountain Bike Park

  • Lower zone re-opens in early May 2024, perfect for beginners and families
  • Mid-zone and upper trails open thereafter
  • Choice of trails from beginners through to advanced
  • Effortless conveyor uplift to the top of the beginners trails
  • Bike hire available on site


Mountain bike park at Cairngorm Mountain

2. Mountain Tubing Park

  • Open at weekends and school holidays in spring 
  • Wee slide suitable for ages 2 – 8
  • Big slides suitable for ages 4+ to grandparents!
  • 30 minute sessions
  • Picnic benches close by


Tubing park at Cairngorm Mountain

3. Wild Mountain Garden

  • Open every day (free entry)
  • Learn all about the local habitants, flowers and plants
  • Pick up the quiz at the Mountain Shop (£1 for prize on completion)
  • Get a photo at the highest phone box in the UK
  • Discover the camera obscura and viewpoint


Mountain Garden at Cairngorm Mountain

4. Join us for a Guided Mountain Walk

  • Explore the mountain landscape with an experienced guide
  • Visit the spectacular Northern Corries
  • Learn about the local wildlife, birds and plants
  • Stop for lunch watching the panoramic views
  • Available on Tuesdays and Thursdays subject to availability


Guided walks at Cairngorm Mountain

5. Refuel at the Cairngorm Café

  • Enjoy lunch on the terrace with mountain views
  • Sample a local gin, whisky or beer
  • Family friendly menu for all ages
  • Bring all the family (we’re dog friendly too)
  • Cosy up inside in front of the log fire on a rainy day


Cairngorm cafe balcony

6. Visit the Mountain Shop

  • Pick up your prize here for the Mountain Garden Quiz (£1)
  • Browse pocket money souvenirs and momentos
  • Cairngorm Mountain unique gifts
  • Outdoor clothing essentials
  • Toys, books and unique art


The Mountain Shop at Cairngorm Mountain

7. Stay Over

  • Park up your motorhome or campervan overnight
  • Enjoy panoramic views down to Loch Morlich and beyond
  • Feel at home at our secure, gated park
  • Only 5 minutes drive from our main facilities (during opening hours)
  • Waste and water facilities on site (vehicle must have an on board toilet)


Motorhome site at Cairngorm Mountain

8. Don’t Forget the Viewpoints

  • Head to the Mountain Garden for the Coire Cas viewpoint
  • Take a seat on our benches in the car park with views down to Loch Morlich
  • Follow one of our walking trails including the Northern Viewpoint
  • Join us for a guided walk to explore more into the mountain
  • Ride the upper mountain bike trails for the ultimate views!

Views from Cairngorm Mountain

Good to Know

  • Travel lighter by jumping on the Aviemore Adventurer bus which runs regularly from Aviemore centre to our front door, and leave a lighter footprint. 
  • Baby changing and disabled toilet facilities
  • Dog friendly
  • Cairngorm Mountain Railway currently out of service
  • Visit our Ticket Office for further information

Car park and bus travel at Cairngorm Mountain

We hope to welcome you soon!


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Book Your Cairngorm Mountain Experience

We recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment, especially during busy holiday periods. 

Mountain Tubing & Play Park

Open during school holidays and weekends. Book tickets online or choose a gift voucher, valid for 12 months. 


Guided Mountain Walks

Join us for a spectacular half day experience exploring the wild landscape of the mountain.


Cairngorm Motorhome Site

Book an overnight stay or longer with stunning views down to Loch Morlich. Open May – October.