The Cairngorms National Park is the largest national park in the UK and is one of the country's most special and cared for landscapes with a wide variety of traditional and unique villages and communities.
The National Park is home to ancient pine forests, arctic mountaintops, lochs, rivers and moorland as well as some of the most iconic wildlife, and a quarter of the UK's threatened species. The area was voted as one of the top 20 places to visit in the world by National Geographic Traveller Magazine. It contains four of Scotland's five highest mountains and is home to three of the country's ski areas.
Did you know?
The Cairngorms National Park was created in 2003 and extended in 2010
The National Park has Britain’s highest and biggest mountain range; its biggest and best ancient forests; vast moorlands; fields and villages; rivers and lochs and a host of wildlife.
The Cairngorms National Park covers an area of 4,528 km2 (1,748 sq mls)
18,000 people live and work in the Cairngorms National Park
The National Park welcomes over 1.5 million visitors each year
It is with immense pride that we can say we are part of the spectacular Cairngorms National Park.