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We have lots of sporting events happening throughout March including the start of the Shinty season and The Scottish Skier & Boarder Championships at Glenshee. On the 21st & 22nd why not head to Cairngorm Mountain and demo the top brands in Splitboarding and backcountry gear or take part in the ‘Upbattle’ race to the summit and back down. Celebrate Mother’s day aboard the Strathspey Railway with traditional Sunday Lunch on the 15th and finally remember to head to Nethy Bridge for their annual charity Shop week with lots of treasures to be found and homemade baking.

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elcome to the Cairngorms National Park and the March edition of What’s On, the free monthly events guide.

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To help you make the most of your time here we’ve put together an essential guide packed with what’s happening in the area. We’ve got some great ideas for things to do, places to see, where to eat and drink, and places to stay.

Produced by Landmark Press Carrbridge www.landmark-press.com Tel: 01479 841900. Available online at www.visitcairngorms.com Photo credits: Front cover image: Kirsten Henton. Photography: Lucy Shardalow, The Strathspey Railway, Community Transport Company, Inshriach Nursery, Great North Lodges.

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*Smartphone users*: Download a QR reader app from your iphone or android store and scan the QR code on the front cover to get even more information at your fingertips with the Visit Cairngorms App! Alternatively visit m.visitcairngorms.com with your mobile internet browser. The Cairngorms National Park has something for everyone. What’s On

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ou are in an all year round destination with lots going on. Use the listings to plan your fun! The Events 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. Enjoy!

Glenshee Ski Centre. Grab a seat for the skiing and boarding equivalent of wacky races, 4th & 5th March organised by Aberdeen Snowsports Scottish Schools Alpine Club. T: 013397 41320. Series www.aberdeensnowsportsclub.org CairnGorm Primary & Secondary Qualifier - Cairngorm Mountain, Be Creative Aviemore. www.sssa.co Aviemore Youth Hostel, 25 Grampian Road, Aviemore. 16th-21st March 10am-3pm. Come and have Nethy Bridge Annual a fun day being creative. Charity Shop T: 01463 710577. Nethy Bridge Church Hall. Mon www.weawomenatwork.org.uk 10am-4pm & 6pm-8pm, Tues-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 10-12noon. Nethy The Boy and The Bonnet On Tour - Iona Gallery, Duke Bridge Annual Charity Shop, with Street, Kingussie. A brilliant new tea, coffee, and baking. show for young people and lovers 21st-22nd March of great music! 2pm. Adults‚ £6 UpBattle Splitboard Conc. £4. T: 07786 454470. Demo/Derby www.ionagallery.co.uk Cairngorm Mountain, Aviemore. Après Ski at Pine Marten 9am-4:30pm. A chance to demo Bar the top brands in splitboarding and Pine Marten Bar Glenmore, backcountry gear, and to enter a Aviemore. Glenmore. 2.30-5.50pm. split boarding derby! Entry to the T: 01479 861253. Derby is £20 with a free goodie OBI Club: DARK ROOM, bag. T: 07867 771001. featuring Soukervalli, Mark Mackenzie, Darren Hamilton Calendar of Events The Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore. 9pm-1am. Alternative club night Saturday 28th February from Inverness & Aviemore based Scottish Skier and DJs & producers. T: 01479 811137. Boarder Cross www.oldbridgeinn.co.uk Championships

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Live Entertainment Keith Mair Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. Live Music in Lounge Bar. 9.30pm-12pm.

Sunday 1st March

Scottish Skier and Boarder Cross Championships Glenshee Ski Centre. Scottish Skier and Boarder Cross Championships. T: 01339 741320. www.aberdeensnowsportsclub.org

Tuesday 3rd March

Naturally Strathdon Art & Craft Exhibition Touched by Scotland Gallery, Oyne, Insh. 10am-5pm. Exhibition of art and crafts. T: 01464 851489. www.touchedbyscotland.com

Wednesday 4th March

Badger Watch Meet at The Boat Hotel car park, Boat of Garten. 6-8pm. The badger sett is yards from the comfortable hide, right on the river Spey. £10 per adult (for upkeep of hide and peanuts for Badgers!). Accompanied children (under 16) go free. T: 01479 831768 / 07787 323264. www.highlandbadgers.net Bagpiping: A Talk and Demonstration Alvie & Insh Church Hall. 7pm. Talk, demonstration, some history and the opportunity to see bagpipes in a whole new light! Raising funds for the Kiwoto hospital in Uganda. Donations welcome.

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The Bevvy Sisters The Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore. 8.30pm-12am. Sassy harmonious Americana trio of ladies (plus a token man). Brillzo! T: 01479 811137. www.oldbridgeinn.co.uk

Tuesday 10th March

Badger Watch Meet at The Boat Hotel Car Park, Boat of Garten. 6-8pm. The badger sett is yards from the comfortable hide, right on the river Spey. £10 per adult (for upkeep of hide and peanuts for Badgers!). Accompanied children (under 16) Saturday 7th March go free. T: 01479 831768 / Freedom Series 07787 323264. CairnGorm - Cairngorm Mountain, www.highlandbadgers.net Aviemore. Second stop on Scotland’s Inverallan Old Tyme freeride. www.freedomseries.co.uk Dancing Inverallan Church Hall GrantownSunday 8th March on-Spey. 7.30-10pm. Dancing to Ballater Boules Monaltrie Park, Ballater. 10.15am. live music. £3 includes tea and biscuits. T: 01479 851353. Ballater Boules (Petanque). Give it a try! No partner or experience Wednesday 11th March required. T: 01339 755345. Strathspey Thistle v www.ballaterboules.weebly.com Rothes Football Match Seafield Park, Grantown on Spey. Monday 9th March 8pm. Highland League fixture Ballater & Crathie (weather permitting). Adults £8, Community Council conc. £4 (Prices include seat Meeting when available). Mike Sheridan Room in the V&A www.strathspeythistlefc.co.uk Halls, Ballater. 7-10pm. All are welcome! T: 01339 755345. Saturday 14th March www.ballaterandcrathie.org.uk Strathspey Thistle v Nature In The Landscape Forres Mechanics Football Boat of Garten Community Hall. Match 7.30pm. £5, under 16’s FREE. Seafield Park, Grantown on www.boatofgarten.com Spey. 3pm. Highland League fixture. Adults £8. Conc. £4 (Price Evening Talk: Iolo Williams, a Life with includes a seat when available). Wildlife www.strathspeythistlefc.co.uk Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey. 8.30-9.30pm. An illustrated Sunday 15th March Mother’s Day Special evening talk by TV presenter Iolo The Strathspey Railway, Aviemore Williams. T: 01479 872526. Station. Treat Mum to a very www.bwwc.co.uk ­­www.visitcairngorms.com

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GOOD THINGS BREWING IN THE HIGHLANDS Brewery Shop • Open Monday – Saturday 10am – 5.30pm

Tour and Tastings • Monday – Friday 11.30am and 2.30pm (Duration up to 1-11/2 hrs) £3.00 per person • Groups and Weekend tours • Booking is essential for tours

Tel: 01479 812222 colleen@cairngormbrewery.com www.cairngormbrewery.com

special lunch served aboard our steam train! Please see website for details. T: 01479 810725. www.strathspeyrailway.co.uk OBI Jazz, with Fat Suit Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore. 8.30-11pm. A Sunday special from 13 piece jazz fusion band on their new album promo tour. T: 01479 811137. www.oldbridgeinn.co.uk

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Wednesday 18th March Whist Drive The Wade Centre, Spey Street, Kingussie. 7.15-10.30pm. Whist Drive organised by Badenoch Arthritis Support Group. £2.50 including refreshments. T: 01540 673020. 5

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Close the Curtains, with Salt House The Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore. 8.30pm-12am. Siobhan Miller led Scottish 4 piece. Contemporary folk at its best. T: 01479 811137. www.oldbridgeinn.co.uk

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Saturday 21st March

Hands On Conservation Glen Tanar Visitor Centre, Aboyne. 10am-4pm. Practical conservation work with the Ranger Service & John Muir Trust. T: 01339 886072. Cera Impala & The New Prohibition Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore. 9pm-12am. Graceful, eerie, simply stunning & fiery original acoustic roots. T: 01479 811137. www.oldbridgeinn.co.uk

Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore. 9pm-1am. Glasgow-based house & techno label, production team & DJs come to OBI Club. T: 01479 811137. www.oldbridgeinn.co.uk

Sunday 29th March

Step-into-Spring Ranger led walk Nethy Bridge Community Hall, Nethy Bridge. 9.30am-3pm. Ranger led walk along Explore Abernethy and Abernethy NNR trails. £5 per adult. Children FREE. T: 07710 387510.

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Braemar Health Walk Group Under the Mews, Braemar. Short, safe, social, local, low-level, led walk. 10am-11am. Sunday 22nd March T: 013397 41426. Ballater Boules Monaltrie Park, Ballater. 10.15am. Free Pool Night The Roundhouse Bar, Bridge of Ballater Boules (Petanque). Give it a try! No partner or experience Tilt Hotel, Blair Atholl, 4-10pm. T: 01796 481333. required. T: 01339 755345. Badenoch and Strathspey www.ballaterboules.weebly.com Novice Juvenile Pipe Band Practice Saturday 28th March Reception, Macdonald Aviemore Ghost Walk Resort, 7-9pm. New pipers Ellan Wood Community Wood welcome. piperspeace@aol.com Car Park, Carrbridge. 7.30-10pm. Celebrate Earth Hour by exploring Cash Bingo Ellan Wood with your head torch! Royal British Legion, Grantown on Spey, 7.50pm. Adults £4, conc. £3.00, Family Live Music £11.00. T: 01479 873914. Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore, www.outdoorhighlands.co.uk 8.30pm. OBI Club: The Nuclear Live Music with Raymond Family

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Chuchuk Ballroom & Latin Dancing Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie, 8.30pm. T: 01540 661302. Live Music with Graeme Mackay on Accordion Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore, 9.30pm.

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Grantown on Spey Health Walk Curling Rink Car Park, Anagach Woods, 10.30-11.30am. Short, safe, social, local, low-level, led walk. T: 01479 841233. Ballater Health Walk Group Glenmuick Church Hall, Ballater. 1-2pm. Short, safe, social, local, low-level, led walk. T: 013397 55634. Cairngorm Bridge Club St John’s Church Hall, Rothiemurchus. 6.45pm. All bridge playing pairs welcome, visitors’ table money £3. T: 01479 821435. Ballater Indoor Bowling Victoria Hall, Ballater. Mixed groups. 2-4pm & 7-9pm. Ballater Bridge Club Mike Sheridan Room in the Victoria & Albert Halls, Ballater, 7-10pm. T: 01339 755308. Badenoch & Strathspey Pipe Band Practice Reception, Macdonald Aviemore Resort. Novice Juvenile 6.307.30pm. Grade 3A Practice, 7.309.30pm. New pipers welcome. Prize Bingo Aviemore Legion. Prize Bingo. 8pm. T: 01479 810892.

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meeting. Not the 24th or 31st. T: 01479 810233. www.speyvalley.rotary1010.org Scottish Country Dancing Braemar Village Hall, 7.30-9pm. Donations welcome. T: 01339 741225. Woodshed Wednesday Woodshed bar, Coylumbridge, Aviemore. 10pm-1am. Live Acoustic hits followed by DJ set. T: 01479 810661. Live Entertainment with Every Wednesday Davy Holt Ballater Indoor Bowling Victoria Hall, Ballater. Mixed groups Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. Live Music in the Lounge Bar. 9.30pm. 2-4pm & 7-9pm. Live Music with George Boat of Garten Health Gordon Walk Boat Hotel. 1.30-2.30pm. Short, Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie. Live music with George Gordon. safe, social, local, low-level, led 8pm. T: 01540 661302. walk. Not the 24th or 31st. T: 01479 831502. Every Thursday Rotary Club of Spey Kingussie Health Walk Valley Badenoch Centre. 10.30-11.30am. Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. Short, safe, social, local, low-level, 6-8.15pm. Dinner & weekly led walk. T: 01540 661878.

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Carrbridge Health Walk The Old Bridge. 11am-12pm. Short, safe, social, local, low-level, led walk. T: 01479 841749. Aviemore Health Walk Papa Rock, Aviemore. 1.302.30pm. Short, safe, social, local, low-level, led walk. weather permitting. T: 01479 810519. Live Music Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore, 8.30pm. The Killiecrankies Cabaret Band Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie. 8.30-11pm. T: 01540 661302. Live Music with Band ‘Tweed’ Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore, 9.30pm. Dressmaking: Top & Trousers Kingussie High School, Kingussie. 6.30-8.30pm. A five week course for all ages with beginner dressmaking skills. £46.00. T: 01540 662 420. www.clp-online.net

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Live Music with Kenny Nairn Singer and Accordionist Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie, 8pm. T: 01540 661302. Live Music Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore, 8.30pm. Quiz Night Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.3011pm. Cash prize, £1pp includes FREE stovies.

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Glen Tanar Health Walk Glen Tanar Visitor Centre Car Park, Dinnet, 10am-11.30am. Easy, low-level ranger-led health walk. T: 013398 86072. Live Music Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore, 8.30pm. D.J. Jamie Music Night The Roundhouse Bar, Bridge of Tilt Hotel, Blair Atholl, 9-11.30pm. T: 01796 481333. Live Music with Carl Wilson Singer & Guitarist Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie. 8.30-11pm. T: 01540 661302. Live Music The Woodshed Bar, Coylumbridge, Aviemore, 9.30pm. Live Entertainment with George Gordon Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30-12.45pm. (not the 27th)

Every Saturday

Traditional Music Session The Suie Hotel, Kincraig. Featuring Ilona Kennedy on her fiddle, other musicians welcome, 7.30-9.30pm. Music in The Forest Pine Marten Bar, Glenmore, Aviemore, 7.30-11pm. Live acoustic folk and bluegrass. T: 01479 861253. Live Music Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore, 8.30pm. Live Music with Nigel Dyson Singer & Guitarist Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie, 8.30pm. T: 01540 661302.

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Karaoke Night The Roundhouse Bar, Bridge of Tilt Hotel, Blair Atholl, 8.30pm. T: 01796 481333. Live Music Woodshed Bar, Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore, 9.30pm. Live Entertainment with Anne Dickson Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.3012.45pm. (Not the 21st)

Every Sunday

Live Music Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore, 8.30pm. Live Music with Ronnie Douglas Accordionist Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie, 8.30pm. T: 01540 661302.

Shinty www.shinty.com Saturday 28th February Newtonmore Camanachd Open day and match The Eilan, Newtonmore. 1.30pm

Saturday 7th March Newtonmore 1sts v Kyles Athletic Shinty Match The Eilan, Newtonmore. 2.30pm. Kingussie 2nds v Glenurquhart Shinty Match The Dell, Kingussie. 2.30pm.

Saturday 14th March

Kingussie 1sts v Fort William Shinty Match The Dell, Kingussie. 2.30pm. What’s On

Newtonmore 2nds v Strathglass Shinty Match The Eilan, Newtonmore. 2.30pm. Strathspey v Boleskine Shinty Match Grantown on Spey. 2.30pm.

Saturday 21st March

Kingussie 1sts v Oban Camanachd Shinty Match The Dell, Kingussie. 2.30pm. Newtonmore 2nds v Lochcarron Shinty Match The Eilan, Newtonmore. 2.30pm. Strathspey v Inverness Shinty Match Grantown On Spey. 2.30pm.

Saturday 28th March

Newtonmmore v Lovat Shinty Match The Eilan, Newtonmore. 2.30pm.

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So what are the key benefits for the clients? his applies to every volunteer, “Well it’s a door to door service, so people in whatever area of society they don’t have to wait around in the cold or contribute. Here in the National wonder how they are getting back and it’s Park we have an army of wonderful open to anyone in a disabling situation; individuals who give freely of their perhaps someone who cannot time, friendship, compassion drive because of a medical and skills. Operating in “...it is a good way of condition.” John continues; so many capacities, they meeting people and doing “The drivers are happy to boost and enrich the public something useful for the go that extra mile (as it were) and private sectors as well for clients so they get the community...” as a host of charities and most from the service. It’s good causes. “What’s On” really rewarding to do something takes a look at two very different worthwhile and to realise the difference you organisations which rely on the enthusiasm make to a person’s life simply by driving and goodwill of their many volunteers. them to appointments and social events The Badenoch & Strathspey Community Car that otherwise they might not be able to Scheme (part of the Community Transport attend”. Unsurprisingly, invaluable friendships Company / Where 2 Today) was set up to are forged. serve the people in the community who, Any what do the clients think? For Nellie for various reasons, are not able to get Bruce, who lives in a remote location outside out and about or access public transport. of Grantown, the car scheme is a lifeline. But the service is much more than just Without it she would not “have a life”. A providing transport. Certainly the car scheme regular, Nellie uses the car scheme every helps meet essential needs, such as attending week, to attend the local health clinic, do medical appointments, but importantly, it shopping, visit the hairdresser and meet her embraces personal and social aspects such as friends. That social aspect is something going to church or meeting up with friends. very special. Nellie explains; “Once a week But, to provide transport, you need drivers. a group of us ladies go out for tea. We go One long term volunteer is John Anderson from Kincraig who has been a volunteer driver for over 10 years. So what motivates John and others like him to offer their services? “It is a good way of meeting people and doing something useful for the community.

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devote an average of two days a week to his passion; acting as Treasurer of the Association, together with his wife Helen, co-ordinating operations at Broomhill station.

involved. Nick continues “People are involved in different ways but what connects us all is our desire to contribute.” Nick is now able to

Strathspey Railway: Gill Kelly, Volunteer Co-ordinator: tel: 01479 810 725. www.strathspeyrailway.co.uk

Together they help man the station, organise rotas, take responsibility for maintenance, sell tickets and items from the shop as well as welcoming visitors and answering their Still in the realm of transport, a very different questions. Helen says; “We greet so many proposition is the assistance given to The kinds of people; railway enthusiasts, bus tours, Strathspey Railway by its network of families and visitors from home and abroad. volunteers. It’s quite astonishing how many overseas visitors know of the Glenbogle connection A heritage railway and a major visitor and come to have their photo attraction, the Railway calls on “...New taken under the Glenbogle over 100 regular volunteers volunteers would station sign.” The couple also from the Strathspey Railway be welcomed by both participate in fundraising for Association’s 900 members. Clearly not all volunteers are organisations. Go on, get out the Railway and help raise money for Broomhill by selling and make good things active at any one time but it is heartening to have this precious second hand books. happen... resource. So, as a volunteer what One thing for sure is that The could you be involved with? Anything from Strathspey Railway could not function, as it driving trains, engine and track maintenance to does at present, without the volunteers who selling tickets, being a conductor or manning come from all over Scotland and parts of one of three stations. Many of the volunteers England. The Railway even has its own hostel have had some connection or interest in which means that volunteers, who travel some railways while others have a background in distance, can stay overnight, or longer, while engineering or have valuable communication working for the Railway. and people skills. New volunteers would be welcomed by both “What’s On” spoke to Nick and Helen organisations. Go on, get out and make Thomson of Nethy Bridge who have been good things happen. If you feel there could staunch supporters and volunteers for over be a role for you, please contact: Community 10 years. Nick explained “Being a member Transport Company: Roslyn Munro, Volunteer of the SRS for over 25 years, I’ve always been Recruitment Officer: 01479 810 004, interested in the Railway. When I retired, www.ct4u.co.uk it meant I had more time to get actively

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The organisation has some 1400 clients on its database; 650 of whom are regular users. Are you able to spare some time and join the 160 volunteers who really do make a difference? There are so many activities to get involved with such as; befriending, assisted shopping in Aviemore and Grantown and the provision of minibus services between the various villages.

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Mother’s Day Sunday Lunch Special - 15th March

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First Steam Service of The Season - 14th March Book online www.strathspeyrailway.co.uk

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LATAVERNA

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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! F7 $

Pizzeria, Bar & Takeaway Italian all you can eat buffet Served all day Original Stone-Baked Pizza New takeaway menu available Tel: 01479 810 683

Boat of Garten - Tel: 01479 831 466 Local, Seasonal, Creative Food, Relaxed & Informal Dining Experience. WEDNESDAY NIGHT PIE NIGHT ~ A Delicious pie with mash or chips, and a beer or wine for only £12 CELLAR SUNDAY NIGHT ~ Traditional Sunday Roast £11.95. Bring your own wine. (Normal menu also available) T: 01479 831 466 or E: info@andersonsrestaurant.co.uk

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Garth Hotel

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Cairngorm Hotel THE Place to Eat and Meet Opposite Aviemore Railway Station

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Lunch served Monday-Friday 12-2pm, Evening meals served 6-8pm, Sunday 12-2pm Special winter accommodation rates from £35 B&Bpp available, call us for availability.

Great Freshly Prepared Food All Day Beers, Wines, Spirits & Malts

Early Bird Voucher - Sun-Fri until 7pm. 25% discount based on pre-booking & taking 2 Courses - booking essential.

Bed & Highland Breakfast from £40

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

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ROWAN TRE E COUNTRY HOTEL & RESTAURANT M Family run hotel with a warm and friendly atmosphere M Modern Scottish Cuisine using local produce created by Award-winning team M Good Selection of Wines and Local Beers M Over 70 malt Whiskies M Childrens Menu

In the lively Lounge, All Day ‘til Late with Regular Entertainment + Live TV Sports per person, per night

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

Royal Tandoori Restaurant

Est 2000

and Take-away OPEN 7 DAYS Lunch 12noon-2pm, Evening 5-10.30pm

Restaurant open Tues-Sun 6-8.30pm Reservations Recommended

Authentic Indian Cuisines Three course Business Lunch ~ £7.95 10% Discount on Take-away meals A La Carte Menu Freshly prepared coffees Private Function Room ~ ideal for stag, hen or birthday parties

Loch Alvie, by Aviemore - 2 miles S. on B9152 T: 01479 810 207 www.rowantreehotel.com

43 Grampian Road, Aviemore PH22 1RH www.royaltandoori.uk.com

Tel: 01479 811199 or 01479 811118

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Cairngorm Highland Bungalows

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e have a superb choice of quality accommodation in the area. Use the accommodation finder on www.visitcairngorms.com to help plan your trip and keep an eye on the special offers page for last minute deals and great savings. E5 $ E6 $ E7 $ F7 $ F7 $

Beautifully furnished and equipped 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroomed bungalows sleeping 2 - 8. Open fires. Mountain views, pets welcome, Leisure Club/Golf facilities available. Easy walking distance to Aviemore. S.T.B. HHHH Contact Linda Murray Tel: 01479 810653 www.cairngorm-bungalows.co.uk

accommodation

Great North Lodges

23 luxury self catering lodges. Set in fantastic locations, throughout the Spey Valley, within the Cairngorms National Park, Scotland. We cater for all tastes, budgets and party sizes from 1 guest up to 22 guests. (Pets Welcome). Most of our lodges have log fires and wonderful outside Hot Tubs, many have luxury extras, including Saunas, Sky TV, Wi-Fi Internet access and much, much more. www.greatnorthlodges.co.uk gnl@greatnorthlodges.co.uk “Book Online” or call our Aviemore Office on 01479 812266

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silverglades

holiday homes

tel: 01479 810165 email: info@silverglades.co.uk web: www.silverglades.co.uk

March Madness 33% off, prices from £195 Stylish self-catering bungalows in Aviemore. 3 & 4 star available. From 1-4 bedrooms. All have TV, DVD, free view channels & Wi-Fi. BBQ, own garden & drive. Some with sauna, wood burner, designer kitchen & flat screen TV. Pets welcome in allocated properties. Guests discounted golf & leisure nearby.

STB HHH & HHHH. Colour brochure & Virtual Tours.

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What's On - March 2015  

Your essential guide to What's On in the Cairngorms National Park! We've got some great ideas for things to do, places to see, where to eat...

What's On - March 2015  

Your essential guide to What's On in the Cairngorms National Park! We've got some great ideas for things to do, places to see, where to eat...