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elcome to the Cairngorms National Park and your July edition of What’s On, the free events guide. With summer in full swing, there are lots of reasons to celebrate, not least Loch Garten Osprey Centre’s 60th birthday. To mark this occasion, on 20th and 21st, the centre is hosting a party complete with vintage Osprey fun, games and, naturally, cake. We are also well and truly into Highland games season, with the Braemar Junior Highland Games taking place on Saturday 13th and the Tomintoul Highland Games and Tom na Bat hill race on Saturday 20th. If you want even more of a sporting challenge, then duathlon the Corrieyairack Challenge on the 6th is always a popular competition. Or if you’re after something more sedate and relaxing, then there are plenty of chances to get crafty this month too, at events like the Ballater Craft Fair on 6th-7th. For culture vultures there are fantastic, atmospheric shows like Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing at Balmoral Castle on the 20th. Summer needn’t be a strain on your wallet, either, as there are so many great, free events. For instance, the Steam Weekend Miniature Steam Engines and Vintage Farm Machinery Rally at Grantown East on 20-21 July is bound to be a cracking family day out. Then, throughout the month, there are many free ranger events, as well as free live music at numerous venues throughout the Park. The Cairngorms National Park has something for everyone!

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ou are in an all year round destination with lots going Y on. Use the listings to plan your fun! The Events of Interest list outlines exhibitions and events of interest over more than one day, the Calendar section gives you a day by day list of events and Day by Day shows regular events. For more information on all the events below please refer to www.visitcairngorms.com/whatson

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12th June-31st July F Gerard Murphy l

Photography Exhibition Corgarff Community Hall, Strathdon. 10am-5pm. T: 07501 086882. www.gerardmurphy.co.uk

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Art Exhibition The Butterworth Gallery, Ballogie, Aboyne. 11am-4pm. T: 01339 886104. www.thebutterworthgallery.com

2nd July-28th August Chapel House Arts Summer Exhibition Chapel House Arts, Kingussie. 10am-1pm (Wed & Sat), 10am-4.30pm Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri. T: 01540 662438. www.chapelhousearts.co.uk F l

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‘Canadian Cousins Exhibition’ - The Story of Intrepid and Pioneering Highlanders Grantown Museum, Grantown on Spey. 5th-6th July 10am-5pm. T: 01479 872478. Tomintoul Motorcycle www.grantownmuseum.co.uk Gathering 2019 Mikes Bikes Aviemore LTD (Custom Bike Shows, Electric Bike Tours Ride Outs & Live Music) Come and join us on a tour of the best local forest tracks and trails! Tomintoul. www.facebook.com/pg/ Go faster, further and explore more by eBike! Every Wednesday at 10.30am in July and TomintoulMotorcycleGathering August. £45 per person including a bike.

6th-7th July Ballater Craft Fair Victoria & Albert Halls, Ballater. 11am-5pm. T: 07598 808018. BOOKING ADVISED | 01479 810 478

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Aviemore • PH22 1SB www.aviemorebikes.co.uk/electric-bike-tours

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Related Artwork created by the Artists in residence for the Camanachd Project The Iona Gallery, Kingussie. 1-5pm. T: 01540 662900. www.theionagallery.co.uk F Throw Up 2018 l Exhibition: Deirdre Nelson & Newtonmore Camanachd Highland Folk Museum Church. 10.30am-5.30pm.

13th-14th July Steam at the Boat Boat of Garten Station. www.strathspeyrailway.co.uk

15th-28th July ‘Soul Food Exhibition’ Art and Craft of David and Lena Fallows The Iona Gallery, Kingussie. 10am-5pm. T: 07543 643413. www.spiritofcairngorms.com F l

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Miniature Steam Engines and Vintage Farm Machinery Rally Grantown East, Highland Heritage & Cultural Centre, Grantown on Spey. 10am-5pm. T: 01479 816262. www.grantowneast.com The Loch Garten Osprey Centre 60th Birthday Bash Loch Garten, Boat of Garten. 11am-4pm. T: 01479 831476.

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Exhibition & Sale of Arts & Crafts Abernethy Old Kirk, Nethy Bridge. T: 01479 821952.

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Saturday 6th July

Tuesday 2nd July Glenmore 10-mile Cairngorm CC Time Trial Woodland Car Park, Aviemore. 6.30-8.30pm. www.cairngormcc.co.uk/events

Thursday 4th July

Ranger Guided Walk Calendar of Events Cairngorm Ski Area, Aviemore. 10.20am-4pm. T: 01479 861261. Saturday 29th June www.cairngormmountain.co.uk F Ramblers Walk l Glenmore to Bynack More Nature Nippers Ranger Event Meet Inverdruie Long Stay Mar Lodge Estate, Braemar. Car Park, Aviemore. 9.30am. 2-3pm. T: 01339 720164. T: 07933 993799. www.nts.org.uk/visit/events/naturebadenochandstrathspeyramblers.org.uk nippers-at-mar-lodge F Live Music with George l Ranger Event: Minibeast Gordon Hunt Bothy Bar, Winking Owl, Aviemore. Blair Atholl Estate. 2-3pm. 9pm. T: 01479 812368. T: 01796 481355. www.atholl-estates.co.uk/estateSunday 30th June activities/activities/ranger-activities F Santa Cruz Bikes l F Cairngorm CC Social l Demo Weekend Ride Laggan Wolftrax Centre, Museum Car Park, Grantown Strathmashie, Laggan. 10am-5pm. on Spey. 6.30-9pm. T: 01479 831729. T: 01479 873279. www.cairngormcc.co.uk/events

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to spend £300,000 in Argentina by Mike Dilger Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey. 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. www.bwwc.co.uk F Braemar Health Walk l Open to all Abilities Braemar Health Walk. Meet under the Mews. 10am-11am. T: 01479 870520. www.cairngorms.co.uk/discoverexplore/things-to-do/walking-trails/ health-walks

Friday 5th July Live Music with Headroom Live Food in the Park, Blair Atholl. 8-11pm. www.facebook.com/foodintheparklive F Cairngorm Music l The Winking Owl, Aviemore. 9pm. T: 01479 812368. F Live Music with Chris l Grant Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. Live Music in the Lounge Bar. 9.30pm.

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Corrieyairack Challenge 2019 Fort Augustus to Badaguish Outdoor Centre Run/Walk/Cycle Duathlon. T: 01479 861285. www.corrieyairack.org Strathdon 7-a-side Football Tournament 2019 Newe Pitch, Strathdon. 1-5.30pm. Lynbreck Croft Tour Lynbreck Croft, Tomintoul Road, Grantown on Spey. 1-4pm. Booking essential. T: 07970 716975. www.lynbreckcroft.co.uk/croft-tours Shamrackle and DJ Eddie Lonach Hall, Strathdon. 8pm-1am. Live Band ‘Journey North’ Food in the Park, Blair Atholl. 8-11pm. www.facebook.com/foodintheparklive F Live Music with Alfie l McQuade The Winking Owl, Aviemore. 9pm. T: 01479 812368.

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27th-28th July Lynbreck Croft Experience Weekend Lynbreck Croft, Tomintoul Road, Grantown on Spey. T: 07970 716975. www.lynbreckcroft.co.uk

Sunday 7th July Cairngorms Farmers Market The Square, Grantown on Spey. 10am-3pm. www.facebook.com/pg/ CairngormFarmersMarket Moth Trapping Ranger Event Glen Doll Ranger Base, Glen Clova, Kirriemuir. 11am-2pm. T: 01575 550233. www.ticketsource.co.uk F Free Entry to Event l

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Ranger Event: Shelter Building Blair Atholl Estate. 2-3pm. T: 01796 481355. Monday 8th July www.atholl-estates.co.uk/estateF Evening Talk: British l activities/activities/ranger-activities Orchids A Popular Quest F Cairngorm CC Social l by Dr Terry Moore Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey. Ride 112B High St, Aviemore. 6.30-9pm. 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. www.cairngormcc.co.uk/events www.bwwc.co.uk F Evening Talk: l Tuesday 9th July Yorkshire by author and F Cairngorm CC Hill l ex RSPB warden John Climb Miles Myrtlefield Car Park, Aviemore. Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown 6.30-8.30pm. on Spey. 8.30-10pm. www.cairngormcc.co.uk/events T: 01479 872526. www.bwwc.co.uk F Live Music with Scott l

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Ramsay Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 6-8pm.

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Monthly Lunch Bunch with transport Anderson’s Restaurant, Boat of Garten. 12.30-2.30pm. T: 01479 810004. www.ct4u.co.uk Craig Weir Acoustic Session Food in the Park, Blair Atholl. 8-11pm. www.facebook.com/foodintheparklive F Evening Talk: Getting l to Know British Reptiles by Dr Terry Moore Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey. 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. www.bwwc.co.uk

Thursday 11th July Heritage In Action Days Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore. 10.30am-5.30pm. T: 01540 673551. www.highlifehighland.com/ highlandfolkmuseum F Free Entry to Event l 6

Silent Disco Grantown East, Highland Heritage & Cultural Centre, Grantown on Spey. 7-11pm. T: 01479 816262. www.grantowneast.com Family Ceilidh Village Hall, Braemar. 7.30-11pm. www.braemarjuniorgames.com ‘Big Country’ Live at Food in the Park Food in the Park, Blair Atholl. 8-11pm. www.facebook.com/foodintheparklive F Live Music with Anne l & Calum Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30pm.

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Ramsay Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 6-8pm. Live Scottish Trad Music Live Music with Nico G with Paul Anderson Food in the Park, Blair Atholl. The Flying Stag, Fife Arms, Braemar. 8-11pm. www.facebook.com/ 8-11pm. www.facebook.com/fifearms foodintheparklive Live Music with Atlantic Monday 15th July Avenue F Evening Talk: Ugly l Food in the Park, Blair Animals by Nigel Marven Atholl. 8-11pm. Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown www.facebook.com/foodintheparklive on Spey. 8.30-10pm. F Live Music with Davy l T: 01479 872526. www.bwwc.co.uk Holt Singer Guitarist Tuesday 16th July Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30pm. Glenmore 10-mile Cairngorm CC Time Trial Saturday 13th July Woodland Car Park, Aviemore. Birds of Prey 6.30-8.30pm. Balmoral Castle, Crathie. www.cairngormcc.co.uk/events 11am-4pm. www.balmoralcastle.com Wednesday 17th July Braemar Junior Highland Games Live Music with Revival Duke of Fife Memorial Ground, Food in the Park, Blair Atholl. Braemar. 8-11pm. www.facebook.com/ www.braemarjuniorgames.com foodintheparklive

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Ranger Event: Outdoor Art - Hapa Zome! Blair Atholl Estate. 2-3pm. T: 01796 481355. www.atholl-estates.co.uk/estateactivities/activities/ranger-activities Speyside Brewery Beer & Food Tasting Grantown East, Highland Heritage & Cultural Centre, Grantown on Spey. 6.30pm. Booking essential. T: 01479 816262. www.grantowneast.com F Cairngorm CC Social l Ride 112B High St, Aviemore. 6.30-9pm. www.cairngormcc.co.uk/events

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Monthly Ceilidh Music, Dancing, Tea & Raffle British Legion, Grantown on Spey. F Live Music with Scott l 2-4pm. T: 01479 810004. Ramsay www.ct4u.co.uk Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30pm. Brian McFie ‘Works on Paper’ Exhibition Thursday 25th July Braemar Gallery. 2.30-5.30pm. Mar Lodge Mini Rangers: T: 01339 741681. Can You Survive? Live Music with Tenement Saturday 20th July Mar Lodge Estate, Braemar. & Temple 10am-1pm. T: 01339 720164. Tomintoul Highland Braemar Gallery. 7.30-10.30pm. www.nts.org.uk/visit/events/marGames & Tom na Bat lodge-mini-rangers-can-you-survive Dougie Maclean Intimate Hill Race Public Park, Tomintoul. 11am-5pm. Join our Ranger for a full Solo Concert Food in the Park, Blair www.tomintoulhighlandgames.co.uk day walk Atholl. 8-11pm. Cairngorm Ski Area, Aviemore. Strawberry Tea www.facebook.com/foodintheparklive St Columba’s Episcopal Church Hall, 10.20am-4pm. T: 01479 861261. www.cairngormmountain.co.uk Live Scottish Trad Music Grantown on Spey. 2-4pm. with Paul Anderson T: 01479 831272. Heritage In Action Days The Flying Stag, Fife Arms, Braemar. Highland Folk Museum, Outdoor Theatre Event: 8-11pm. www.facebook.com/fifearms Much Ado About Nothing Newtonmore. 10.30am-5.30pm. F Live Music with Chris T: 01540 673551. Balmoral Castle, Crathie. 7pm. l www.highlifehighland.com/ Grant T: 013397 42534. highlandfolkmuseum Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30pm. www.balmoralcastle.com Live Music with Keith Mair Boat Hotel, Boat of Garten. 7-11pm. www.boathotel.co.uk Live Band ‘Abandon’ Food in the Park, Blair Atholl. 8-11pm. www.facebook.com/foodintheparklive

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Live Band Cow Cow Boogie Heritage In Action Days Food in the Park, Blair Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore. 10.30am-5.30pm. T: 01540 673551. Atholl. 8-11pm. www.facebook.com/foodintheparklive www.highlifehighland.com/ F Live Music with Dave highlandfolkmuseum l Levon Ranger Event: Tracks & Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. Live Signs Music in the Lounge Bar. 9.30pm. Blair Atholl Estate. 2-3pm. T: 01796 481355. Sunday 21st July www.atholl-estates.co.uk/estateactivities/activities/ranger-activities F Live Music with Anne l F and Calum Evening Talk: Quest for l Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 6pm. Hummingbirds by Nigel Marven Live Music with Davy Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown Holt on Spey. 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. www.bwwc.co.uk Food in the Park, Blair Atholl. 8-11pm. www.facebook.com/ foodintheparklive Friday 19th July

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Ben Macdui Horseshoe Walk Mar Lodge Estate, Braemar. 9am-9pm. Booking essential. T: 01339 720164. www.nts.org.uk/visit/events/ ben-macdui-horseshoe Ballater Farmers Market Glenmuick Parish Church, Ballater. 10am-2pm. www.facebook.com/ ballaterfarmersmarket Simply Health Day for Parkinson’s UK: Relax Revive - Rejuvenate Restore (fitness sessions, massage treatments, cafe & more) Boat of Garten Community Hall. 11am-4pm. Live Music with Independence Food in the Park, Blair Atholl. 8-11pm. www.facebook.com/ foodintheparklive F Live Music with Anne l and Calum Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30pm.

Live Music with Doon at the Crossroads Food in the Park, Blair Atholl. 8-11pm. www.facebook.com/ foodintheparklive

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Grantown Health Walk Meet Anagach Wood, Curling Rink Car Park, Grantown on Spey. 10.30-11.30am. T: 01479 870520. www.cairngorms.co.uk/discoverMonday 29th July explore/things-to-do/walking-trails/ F Evening Talk: A Love l health-walks/ of Ospreys by Gary Jones F Nethy Bridge Health l Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown Walk on Spey. 8.30pm-10pm. T: 01479 872526. www.bwwc.co.uk Meet at Community Centre, Nethy Bridge. 1.30-2.30pm. Wednesday 31st July T: 01479 870520. www.cairngorms.co.uk/discoverLive Band ‘Hungrytown’ explore/things-to-do/walking-trails/ Blair Atholl Village Hall. 8pm. health-walks/ T: 01796 481310. F Live Music with George l www.blairathollvillagehall.co.uk Gordon Ian Forbes Acoustic The Duke of Gordon Hotel, Session Food in the Park, Blair Atholl. 8-11pm. Kingussie. 8.30-10.45pm. www.facebook.com/foodintheparklive www.dukeofgordonhotel.co.uk F Evening Talk: Shetland Quiz Night l Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. to Scilly, Birds of the 9.30-11.30pm. British Isles by Ashley Grove Every Wednesday Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown Abernethy Woodland on Spey. 8.30-10pm. Sunday 28th July T: 01479 872526. www.bwwc.co.uk Wander Loch Garten Osprey Centre, Nethy Eagle Watch Upper Glen Bridge. 9.30am-12.30pm. Clova T: 01479 831476. Every Day in July Glen Doll Ranger Base, Glen Clova, www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/ Kirriemuir. 11am-3pm. events-dates-and-inspiration/events T: 01575 550 233. Every Monday Community Cafe www.ticketsource.co.uk St Andrews Church Hall, Aviemore. Ballroom Dancing with ‘Top Dogs Day Out’ Races, 10am-4pm. Kenny Nairn Games, Obedience & The Duke of Gordon Hotel, Newtonmore Health Walk Agility Meet at Wildcat Centre, Hayfield, Glenmore. 11.30am-4pm. Kingussie. 8.30-10.45pm. www.dukeofgordonhotel.co.uk Newtonmore. 10.30-11.30am. Book in advance. F Live Music with T: 01479 870520. bookings@highlifehighland.com. l www.cairngorms.co.uk/discoverGraeme Mackay T: 01479 874696. explore/things-to-do/walking-trails/ Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. F Free Entry to Event l health-walks 9.30pm. T: 01479 810233. What’s On

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Walking Group Meet at Lonach Hall, Strathdon. 1.30-2.30pm. T: 01479 870520. www.cairngorms.co.uk/discoverexplore/things-to-do/walking-trails/ health-walks/ Mar Lodge Evening Stroll Mar Lodge Estate, Braemar. 5-7pm. T: 01339 720164. www.nts.org.uk/ visit/events/evening-stroll Rotary Club of Spey Valley Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 6-8.15pm. T: 01479 810233. www.speyvalley.rotary1010.org The Killiecrankies Cabaret Band Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie. 8.30-10.30pm. T: 01540 661302. F Live Music with Tweed l Winking Owl, Aviemore. 8.30pm. F Live Music with Davy l Holt Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30-11.30pm. T: 01479 810233. www.cairngorm.com

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Walk The Old Bridge, Carrbridge. 11am-12.00pm. T: 01479 870520. www.cairngorms.co.uk/discoverexplore/things-to-do/walking-trails/ health-walks/ F Cromar Health Walk l Outside Logie Coldstone Village Hall, Dinnet. 1.30-2.30pm. T: 01479 870520. www.cairngorms.co.uk/discoverexplore/things-to-do/walking-trails/ health-walks

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Meet Badenoch Centre, Kingussie. 10.30-11.30am. T: 01479 870520. www.cairngorms.co.uk/discoverexplore/things-to-do/walking-trails/ health-walks/ F Ballroom Dancing with l Kenny Nairn The Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie. 8.30-10.45pm. www.dukeofgordonhotel.co.uk F Open Mic Night l The Winking Owl, Aviemore. 9pm. T: 01479 812368. F Live Music with l Tweed Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30pm.

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Meet Tomnabat Court, Tomintoul. 10-11am. T: 01479 870520. Community Cafe YMCA Community Centre, Grantown on Spey. 10am-2pm. T: 01479 872262. www.grantowncommunitycentre.org

Live Music with Carl Wilson Singer & Guitarist Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie. 8.30-10.30pm. T: 01540 661302. F Live Music with Davy l

Holt Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30pm. T: 01479 810233.

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Walk Outside Boat Inn, Aboyne. 9.40-10.40am. T: 01479 870520. www.cairngorms.co.uk/discoverexplore/things-to-do/walking-trails/ health-walks/ F Glenlivet Health Walk l Meet Glenlivet Public Hall. 9.45-10.45am. T: 01479 870520. www.cairngorms.co.uk/discoverexplore/things-to-do/walking-trails/ health-walks/

5km timed walk/run Route 7 Cafe, Aviemore. 9.30am (run brief 9.20am). T: 01479 873918. www.parkrun.org.uk/aviemore Live Music with Nigel Dyson Singer & Guitarist Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie, 8.30pm. T: 01540 661302. F Live Music l Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30-11.30pm. T: 01479 810233. www.cairngorm.com

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Saturday 20th July

Live Music with Anne & Calum Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 6-8pm. T: 01479 810233. F Scottish Night with l Ceilidh Dancing Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie, 8.30pm. T: 01540 661302. F l

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Sunday 30th June Kincraig’s Festival Shinty Invereshie, Kincraig. 11am-2pm. www.facebook.com/ events/346543139291982/ Badenoch Ladies v Skye The Dell, Kingussie. Time TBC.

Saturday 6th July Kingussie 1sts v Kyles Athletic The Dell, Kingussie. 2.30pm. Newtonmore 2nds v Kinlochshiel The Eilan, Newtonmore. 12pm. Newtonmore 1sts v Skye The Eilan, Newtonmore. 3pm. Strathspey v Inverness Grantown Grammar. 1.30pm.

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Sunday 21st July Badenoch Ladies v Aberdour The Dell, Kingussie. Time TBC. Strathspey Ladies v Lochaber Grantown Grammar. Time TBC.

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Kingussie 1sts v Inverary The Dell, Kingussie. 2.30pm. Newtonmore 2nds v Inverness The Eilan, Newtonmore. 2.30pm.

Sunday 28th July Badenoch Ladies v Lochaber The Dell, Kingussie. Time TBC.

Golf Saturday 29th June Charity Mixed Foursomes Abernethy Golf Club, Nethy Bridge. 9am. T: 01479 821305. www.abernethygolfclub

1st July Senior Gents Open Ballater Golf Club. T: 01339 755567. www.ballatergolfclub.co.uk

7th-11th July Festival of Golf Week Kingussie Golf Club. T: 01540 661600. www.kingussiegolfclub.co.uk What’s On

Saturday 6th July Aberdeen Trophy Centre Gents Open Stableford Braemar Golf Club. T: 01339 741618. www.braemargolfclub.co.uk

Sunday 7th July Texas Scramble Open Boat of Garten Golf Club. www.boatgolf.com Mixed Foursomes Kingussie Golf Club. T: 01540 661600. www.kingussiegolfclub.co.uk 18 Hole Par 3 Open Braemar Golf Club. T: 01339 741618. www.braemargolfclub.co.uk

Monday 8th July Stableford Open Kingussie Golf Club. T: 01540 661600. www.kingussiegolfclub.co.uk Senior Ladies Open Ballater Golf Club. T: 01339 755567. www.ballatergolfclub.co.uk

Tuesday 9th July Texas Scramble 3 person Team Kingussie Golf Club. T: 01540 661600. www.kingussiegolfclub.co.uk

Wednesday 10th July Seniors’ Open Abernethy Golf Club, Nethy Bridge. 9am. T: 01479 821305. www.abernethygolfclub Gents Senior Open Spey Valley Golf Club, Aviemore. www.scottishgolf.org/coursedirectory/ listing/spey-valley-golf-course

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Sunday 14th July Mixed Pairs Open Spey Valley Golf Club, Aviemore. www.scottishgolf.org/coursedirectory/ listing/spey-valley-golf-course Badenoch Open Newtonmore & Kingussie Golf Clubs. T: 01540 673878. www.newtonmoregolf.com Braemar Mixed Open Greensomes Braemar Golf Club. T: 01339 741618. www.braemargolfclub.co.uk

Saturday 27th July Gents Open Spey Valley Golf Club, Aviemore. www.scottishgolf.org/coursedirectory/ listing/spey-valley-golf-course

Sunday 28th July Texas Scramble Abernethy Golf Club, Nethy Bridge. 9am. T: 01479 821305. www.abernethygolfclub.com Kilted Open Braemar Golf Club. T: 01339 741618 www.braemargolfclub.co.uk

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Tuesday 16th July PGA EuroPro Pro-Am Spey Valley Golf Club, Aviemore. www.scottishgolf.org/coursedirectory/ listing/spey-valley-golf-course

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Strokeplay Open Saturday 20th July Kingussie Golf Club. T: 01540 661600. The Millar Trophy Gents www.kingussiegolfclub.co.uk 18 Hole Open Grantown on Spey Golf Club. Friday 12th July www.grantownonspeygc.co.uk Gents Senior Open Sunday 21st July Carrbridge Golf Club. Ladies & Gents Mixed www.carrbridgegolf.co.uk Greensomes Par 3 Open Abernethy Golf Club, Nethy Bridge. Kingussie Golf Club. T: 01540 661600. 9am. T: 01479 821305. www.kingussiegolfclub.co.uk www.abernethygolfclub.com

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ook out for local produce & help reduce food miles within the Cairngorms National Park. We really are spoilt for choice. If you’re still stuck for ideas have a look at the next few pages and you’ll soon be inspired! THE CROSS AT KINGUSSIE

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RIVERSIDE RESTAURANT WITH ROOMS

Fine Dining in the Cairngorms Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner AA Three Red Rosettes Good Food & Michelin Guides 2019

Garth Hotel

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The Square (Castle Rd) Grantown 01479 872 836 n www.garthhotel.com

www.thecross.co.uk 01540 661166

Royal Tandoori Restaurant and Take-away OPEN 7 DAYS

Evening 5-10.30pm Authentic Indian Cuisines 10% Discount on Take-away Meals A La Carte Menu Freshly Prepared Coffees Private Function Room ~ Ideal For Stag, Hen Or Birthday Parties

Open daily 8am - til late serving Lunch and Evening meals Sunday Lunch served 12-2.30pm Enjoy our beer Garden with our Bar open all day Mid week Live Music Entertainment throughout the month

Cairngorm Hotel

Tel: 01479 811199 or 01479 811118

43 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH www.royaltandoori.uk.com We are a cheery, relaxed restaurant and bar serving up delicious freshly prepared food with a side of good drink. We prepare our dishes fresh in our kitchen with locally sourced ingredients. Book a table or wander in. Enjoy a cuppa, a Scottish Gin or Whisky, a family meal or take that someone special out for a special meal. We look forward to welcoming you.

HOUR 7 days S a wee 11am ti k ll late

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RESERVE A TABLE +44 (0) 1479 811 161 www.thehighlandline.com Book online

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The Place to Eat and Meet Opposite Aviemore Railway Station

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Great Freshly Prepared Food All Day Beers, Wines, Spirits & Malts In the lively Lounge, All Day ‘til Late with Regular Entertainment + Live TV Sports

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Bed & Highland Breakfast from £54 pppn Book Direct on 01479 810233 to Guarantee The Best Prices

Grampian Road Aviemore 01479 810 233 n www.cairngorm.com

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Aviemore Kart Raceway

• Families & Groups welcome, all year Around • Half a mile north of the centre of Aviemore turn right at Granish (red and white sign) • Designed for Wet Conditions • Designed for Maximum Speed • 500m Long

Quote Discount Code: WO19 on booking www.aviemorekartraceway.co.uk 01479 812079

Tel: 01540 670000

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HAFLINGER TREKKING CENTRE T: 07490 256454 Insta/Twitter: @haflinger_trek W: haflingertrekkingcentre.co.uk

Strathspey Highland Ponies

Luxury Land Rover Safaris

Rothiemurchus Aviemore

All levels of rider welcome Rides organised according to ability w Exhilarating hacks over varied terrain w Spectacular scenery and wildlife All on fit, fun, active and good mannered mounts Book at Rothiemurchus Visitor Centre T: 01479 812345 (daytime) M: 07884 276368 www.rothiemurchus.net w w

One of the Most Calming and Unique Experiences you will do this year

Accompany a ranger on a fascinating ‘behind the scenes’ tour of Balmoral Estate. An excellent opportunity to experience the stunning mountain scenery of the Cairngorms National Park

LOCH-AN-EILEIN POTTERY

from the comfort of a luxury Land Rover Discovery.

Rothiemurchus, Aviemore PH22 1QP

Hand thrown terracotta pottery by Penny Weir.

Safaris available April to July and late-October to December.

Open by appointment

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‘Throw Your Own’ on Thursdays, £16 a shot.

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Open Daily - Please phone Penny for opening times & workshop details. 01479 810837 info@penspots.co.uk www.penspots.co.uk

For further information visit our web-site at www.balmoralcastle.com

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What's On in the Cairngorms National Park July 2019  

Welcome to the Cairngorms National Park and the July 2019 edition of What's On, the free monthly events guide.

What's On in the Cairngorms National Park July 2019  

Welcome to the Cairngorms National Park and the July 2019 edition of What's On, the free monthly events guide.