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elcome to the Cairngorms National Park and the May-June edition of What’s On, the free events guide. 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. May kicks off with the Cairngorms Nature BIG weekend, over 50 events are planned across the Park with fun events for all ages. Ballater and Grantown see the return of their popular farmers markets and Carrbridge celebrate the 300th year anniversary of their packhorse bridge with a series of music, art and activity based events which will continue throughout the year. The Iona gallery in Kingussie have a variety of exhibitions throughout May including a very exciting collection of works by jewellery artist Nora Fok. As we head into June Grantown launches a new festival - The Fiddler of Strathspey Festival, a musical extravaganza which is well worth a visit. Finally don’t forget to head along to MacDonald Spey Valley Golf Club in Aviemore from the 25th-28th June to watch the competitors of the SSE Scottish Hydro Golf Challenge with free admission! The Cairngorms National Park has something for everyone.

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what’s on in may-june ou are in an all year round destination Y with lots going on. Use the listings to plan your fun! The Events of Interest

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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

MAKE SURE ‘WHAT’S ON’ KNOWS WHAT’S ON! Contact Jolene at info@visitcairngorms.com or register your event online at www.visitcairngorms.com/whatson to get your events in Copy deadline 5th of June for July 2017 edition.

Events of Interest 26th April-1st May Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival (SOSWF) Various Locations. See daily listings. T: 07789 671635. www.spiritofspeyside.com

27th April-1st May SOSWF: The Art of Distilling Tour Tromie Mills, Kingussie. Booking essential. T: 01540 661060. www.spiritofspeyside.com SOSWF: Glenlivet Smugglers’ One Life Livet Tour Glenlivet Hill Trek, Blairfindy Keepers Cottage, Glenlivet. 10am-4pm. F Free Entry to Event l 4

Booking essential. T: 01807 590372. 8th-13th May www.spiritofspeyside.com F Reflections: Art l Exhibition by Bryn 29th April-27th May Thomas F Nora Fok Exhibition l Iona Gallery, Kingussie. New Threads 12.15-5.15pm. T: 07963 831461. Iona Gallery, Kingussie. 1-5pm. www.theionagallery.co.uk T: 01540 673422. 12th-14th May www.theionagallery.co.uk Cairngorms Nature Big 1st May-31st October Weekend (CNBW) Various locations. See daily Carrbridge Bridge 300 Celebration (CB300) listings. T: 01479 873535. Throughout Carrbridge. See daily www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend listings. www.carrbridge.com

5th-7th May Gin & Foraging Weekend Inshriach House, Aviemore. Booking essential. T: 01540 651341. www.bit.ly/2nMtk1S

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Exhibition Iona Gallery, Kingussie. 1-5pm. T: 01540 673486. www.theionagallery.co.uk

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Carving Trail Carrbridge Artists’ Studio, Carrbridge. T: 01479 841328.

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Festival Cairn Hotel, Carrbridge. 12pm-12am. T: 01479 841212. www.cairnhotel.co.uk

2nd-5th June Angus Glens Walking Festival Various locations. T: 01575 550233. www.angusglenswalkingfestival.com

16th-25th June Moray Walking Festival Various locations. www.moraywalkingfestival.co.uk/events

23rd-24th June The Fiddler of Strathspey Festival (FOSF) Throughout Grantown on Spey. See daily listings. www.thegrantownsociety.org

23rd-25th June

Challenge Golf Event Spey Valley Golf Course, Aviemore. www.europeantour.com/challengetour

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CB300: Horse & Carriage Rides Carrbridge. 12-5pm. T: 07534 753414. www.carrbridgecarriagedriving.com

FOSF: Fiddler of Strathspey Cafe YM Community Centre, Grantown on Spey. 2-4pm. T: 07709 270044. www.thegrantownsociety.org

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SOSWF: Caorunn Gin and Speyside Managers Tour Balmenach Distillery, Cromdale. 9am-5.30pm. T: 01479 872569. www.spiritofspeyside.com Callanetics The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 6-7pm. juliehpaterson@hotmail.com Yoga Class The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 7-8pm. juliehpaterson@outlook.com F Talk by Lecturer and l Wildlife Gardener Steve Lovell Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey. 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. www.bwwc.co.uk

Tuesday 2nd May Callanetics The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 10-11am. totalyoga@outlook.com Ranger Event: Nature Nippers, Sow the Seeds Mar Lodge Estate, Braemar. 10-11am. T: 01339 720164. www.nts.org.uk Beginners Yoga The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 11am-12pm. totalyoga@outlook.com Callanetics Tala Nan Ros, Kingussie. 6.15-7.15pm. juliehpaterson@hotmail.com

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Yoga Class Tala Nan Ros, Kingussie. 7.15-8.15pm. totalyoga@outlook.com F Talk by Conservationist l Rob Sheldon Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey. 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. www.bwwc.co.uk

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Rob Sheldon Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey. 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. www.bwwc.co.uk

Thursday 4th May Aerial Yoga The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 6-7pm. totalyoga@outlook.com F Talk: Wild Ocean l Watching by Steve Lovell Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey. 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. www.bwwc.co.uk F Live Music: Bryde, l with Support from Me For Queen Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore. 8.30pm. www.oldbridgeinn.co.uk

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Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey. 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. www.bwwc.co.uk F Live Music with Sons l O’The Soil Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30pm-12.45am. T: 01479 810233. www.cairngorm.com F Free Entry to Event l

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Dawn Chorus Walk Carrbridge Cemetery Car Park. 5.30-7.30am. T: 03437 705483. www.woodlandtrust.org.uk Beer Festival Royal British Legion Scotland Strathspey, Grantown on Spey. 5-9pm. T: 01479 873690. www.facebook.com/ legionscotlandgrantown Live Music: Western Centuries Glenbuchat Hall, Strathdon. 7.30-11pm. T: 01975 641303. www.glenbuchatmusic.co.uk Evening with Clairvoyant Deena McBride The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 8-10.30pm. T: 01479 873877. www.thepagoda.scot F Live Music with Alfie l McQuade Royal British Legion Strathspey, Grantown on Spey. 9pm. T: 01479 873690.

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CNBW: Scotland: the BIG picture with Pete Cairns St Columba’s Church Hall, Boat of Boat of Garten Community Garten. 11am-4.30pm. Hall. 7pm-9pm. dwalker@churchofscotland.org.uk www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend Callanetics Clothes Swap Party The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 6-7pm. juliehpaterson@hotmail.com The Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 7.30-11pm. Yoga Class apsparentcouncil@hotmail.co.uk The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 7-8pm. juliehpaterson@outlook.com

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Tuesday 9th May

Callanetics The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 10-11am. totalyoga@outlook.com Beginners Yoga The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 11am-12pm. totalyoga@outlook.com Callanetics Tala Nan Ros, Kingussie. 6.15-7.15pm. juliehpaterson@hotmail.com Yoga Class Tala Nan Ros, Kingussie. 7.15-8.15pm. totalyoga@outlook.com Inverallan Old Time Dancing Sunday 7th May Inverallan Church Hall, Grantown on Spreadsheets for Spey. 7.30-10pm. T: 01479 851353. Beginners F Folk Sessions at the OBI Cairngorms Learning Partnership, l The Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore. Kingussie. 10am-12.30pm. T: 01540 662216. www.clp-online.net 8.30pm-12am. T: 01479 811137. www.oldbridgeinn.co.uk F Cairngorms Farmers l Market Thursday 11th May The Square, Grantown on Spey. Aerial Yoga 10am-4pm. www.facebook.com/ The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. Cairngormsfarmersmarket 6-7pm. totalyoga@outlook.com F Nethy Bridge Spring l F Talk by l Gathering Conservationist Ronan Playing Fields, Nethy Bridge. Dugan 12.30-4pm. T: 01479 821400. Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey. www.nethybridge.com 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. F Free Entry to Event l www.bwwc.co.uk What’s On

CNBW: Lords of the Dance - Black Grouse Watch Glenfeshie, Kincraig. 5-7.30am. T: 01479 873914. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend CNBW: Dram at the Dam Experience Crathie, Ballater. 9.30-11am. T: 01339 742700. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F Nest Monitoring at l Insh Marshes Ruthven Barracks, Kingussie. 10am-12pm. T: 01540 661518. F CNBW: Willow’s l Deathbox Glen Tanar Visitor Centre, Aboyne. 10am-12pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Family Fun l Woodland Activities Glen Tanar Visitor Centre, Ballater. 10am-12pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: The l Mountains & The People Conservation Volunteering Ballater 7 Bridges Path, Old Line Road, Ballater. 10am-4pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Birds of the l Forest Walk Glen Tanar Visitor Centre,

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CNBW: River Dipping for Water Bugs and Beasties! Glen Tanar Visitor Centre, Aboyne. 10am-3pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Discovering l Nature Glenlivet Estate Visitor Centre, Tomintoul. 10am-12pm. T: 01479 870070. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend CNBW: Powerful Pollinators Glen Tanar Visitor Centre, Ballater. 10am-12pm. CNBW: Ollie & the Otter Wildlife Fun with Author Emily Dodd. RSPB Loch Garten Osprey Centre, Boat of Garten. 10.30am-12.30pm. T: 01479 831476. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend CNBW: Hidden Beasties at The Highland Wildlife Park Highland Wildlife Park, Kincraig. 11am-3pm. T: 01540 661518. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Cairngorm l Juniper - Thriving or Dying? Meet at Ranger Base, Cairngorm Mountain. 11am-1pm. T: 01479 861261. www.cairngormmountain.org CNBW: Wildlife Big & Small at the Highland Wildlife Park Highland Wildlife Park. 11am-3pm. T: 01540 661518. www.highlandwildlifepark.org.uk CNBW: Wildlife Big and Small - Pond Dipping Highland Wildlife Park, Kincraig. 11am-3pm. T: 01540 661518. www.highlandwildlifepark.org.uk

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Blair Atholl Information Centre. 1-2pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Birds of the l Forest Walk Glen Tanar Visitor Centre, Aboyne. 1-3pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Powerful l Pollinators Glen Tanar Visitor Centre, Aboyne. 1-3pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Tracks & Signs l - Who is out there? Glen Tanar Visitor Centre. 1-3pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Family Fun l Woodland Activities Glen Tanar Visitor Centre, Aboyne. 1-3pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Neolithic l Firemaking and Grow your Own Bonfire Glen Tanar, Aboyne. 1-3pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend CNBW: Secret Creatures of the Cairngorms Blair Atholl Information Centre, Blair Atholl. 1.30-4.30pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Hands on our l Nature Glenlivet Estate Visitor Centre, Tomintoul. 1.30-3.30pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Behind the l Scenes at Balmoral Estate Balmoral Castle Estate, Ballater. 2-4pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend

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Ballater. 10am-12pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Woolly Woods l Safari Blair Atholl Information Centre. 10am-5pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Behind the l Scenes on a Strathspey Estate Kinveachy Lodge, Aviemore. 10am-12pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend CNBW: Meet the Cairngorm Reindeer Herd Glenmore, Aviemore. 10am-5pm. T: 01479 861228. www.cairngormreindeer.co.uk F CNBW: Working with l Nature on a Highland Estate Ballater. 10am-12pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Lapwing l Nest Monitoring Ruthven Barracks, Kingussie. 10am-12pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: A Question of l Balance Wildlife & Land Management Allargue Estate, Corgarff, Strathdon. 10am-12pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Pine Martens l & Red Squirrels - How to Survey Them Glenmore Forest Park, Aviemore. 10am-12pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Tracks & Signs l - Who is out there? Glen Tanar Visitor Centre, Ballater. 10am-12pm.

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Management of a Bronze Age Hut Circle Rothiemurchus Visitor Centre, Aviemore. 2.30-4pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Foraging Walks l Blair Atholl Information Centre. 3-4pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend CNBW: An Evening with Nick Baker Blair Atholl Village Hall. 7-9.30pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Tales from the l Taiga - Boreal Forest talk with Ronan Dugan Boat of Garten Community Hall. Boat of Garten. 7.30-9.30pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend CNBW: Evening Mammal Watching Hide Rothiemurchus, Aviemore. 8-10.30pm. T: 01479 812498. enquiries@speysidewildlife.co.uk F CNBW: Evening l Ramble: Beasties, Bats and Birds Glen Tanar Visitor Centre, Ballater. 8-10pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Night Time on l the Nethy Nethy Bridge. 9pm-9am. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend Live Music at the OBI Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore. 10.30pm-1am. www.oldbridgeinn.co.uk

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Rothiemurchus Fishery, Aviemore. 6-9am. T: 01479 812345. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend CNBW: Black Grouse Lek Safari Blair Castle Caravan Park, Blair Atholl. 6-8.30am. T: 01796 481355. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend King of the Mountains Sportive Starts & Finishes in Aboyne. www.komsportive.co.uk Spreadsheets for Beginners Cairngorms Learning Partnership, Kingussie. 10am-12.30pm. T: 01540 662216. www.clp-online.net F CNBW: Woodland l Trust Tree Planting Ballater Car Park. 10am. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: The l Mountains & The People Conservation Volunteering Glen Tilt Car Park, Blair Atholl. 10am-4pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Woolly Woods l Safari Blair Atholl Information Centre. 10am-5pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Moorland l Management on a Highland Estate Phoines Lodge, Dalwhinnie. 10am-4pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: The Nature l of Farming Tomintoul Village Square. 10am-12.30pm. Booking essential. T: 01479 870070. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend

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CNBW: Meet the Cairngorm Reindeer Herd Glenmore, Aviemore. 10am-5pm. T: 01479 861228. www.cairngormreindeer.co.uk Walk in Aid of Marie Curie The Grill, Old Perth Road, Newtonmore. 10am. T: 01540 673608. CNBW: Ollie & the Otter Wildlife Fun with Author Emily Dodd. RSPB Loch Garten Osprey Centre, Boat of Garten. 10.30am-12.30pm. T: 01479 831476. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend CNBW: Hidden Beasties at The Highland Wildlife Park Highland Wildlife Park, Kincraig. 11am-3pm. T: 01540 661518. insh@rspb.org.uk F CNBW: Trolls & Fairies l Glenmore Glenmore Forest Park, Aviemore. 11am-3pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend CNBW: Wildlife Big and Small - Pond Dipping Highland Wildlife Park, Kincraig. 11am-3pm. T: 01540 661518. www.highlandwildlifepark.org.uk Ladies Day Out at The Pagoda The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 12-6pm. T: 01479 873877. www.thepagoda.scot F CNBW: Nature and l History Walk - Life Cycle of the Salmon Memorial Car Park, Blair Atholl. 12 -2pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Wee Beasties In l The Big Woods Cambus o’May, Ballater. 1-3pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend

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Yoga Class CB300: Vinyl Night at the Carrbridge Kitchen The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 7-8pm. juliehpaterson@outlook.com Carrbridge Kitchen, Carrbridge. 6-11pm. Booking essential. Tuesday 16th May T: 01479 841442. kate@theoldschoolcarrbridge.com Callanetics The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. Mountain Cafe Cookbook 10-11am. totalyoga@outlook.com Workshop Elephants in the Pantry, Grantown Beginners Yoga on Spey. 7-9pm. T: 01479 258070. The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 11am-12pm. totalyoga@outlook.com www.elephantsinthepantry.co.uk F CB300: Bridge 300 Callanetics l Tala Nan Ros, Kingussie. 6.15-7.15pm. Opening Ceremony Old Packhorse Bridge, Carrbridge. juliehpaterson@hotmail.com 7-8.30pm. www.carrbridge.com Yoga Class F CB300: Live Music Tala Nan Ros, Kingussie. 7.15-8.15pm. l Carrbridge 300 totalyoga@outlook.com Cairn Hotel, Carrbridge. 9pm-1am. Wednesday 17th May T: 01479 841212. www.cairnhotel.co.uk Workshop: Birdsong for Saturday 20th May Beginners F Insh Marshes, Kingussie. l CB300: Exhibition 4am-7.30am. T: 01540 662216. of Church Artefacts www.clp-online.net Carrbridge Church. 10:30am-3pm. T: 01479 841749. Book Signing - Chris Brookmyre F CB300: Craft Fair l The Grant Arms, Grantown on Carrbridge Village Hall. 11am-2pm. Spey. 7.30pm. T: 01479 872526. T: 01479 841758. www.grantarmshotel.com CB300: Family Ceilidh Carrbridge Village Hall. 5.30-9.30pm. Thursday 18th May T: 01479 841758. Aerial Yoga F CB300: Ceilidh at the l The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. Cairn 6-7pm. totalyoga@outlook.com Cairn Hotel, Carrbridge. 10pm-1am. F Talk by Ecologist l T: 01479 841212. www.cairnhotel.co.uk Andrew Clarke Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey. Sunday 21st May 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. F All the Fun of the Fair! l www.bwwc.co.uk Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore. Monday 15th May 10.30am-5pm. T: 01540 673551. Friday 19th May Callanetics www.highlandfolk.com F Mountain Cafe l The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. F Carrbridge 300 Church l Cookbook Signing 6-7pm. juliehpaterson@hotmail.com Elephants in the Pantry, Grantown Service on Spey. 2-4pm. T: 01479 258070. School Playing Fields, Carrbridge. F Free Entry to Event l 11:30am-12:30pm. T: 01479 841749. www.elephantsinthepantry.co.uk

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Garden Edinburgh Mosses and Lichens Feshiebridge Sculpture Trail, Kincraig. 1-3pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Camp Fire l Capers Curling Pond, Ballater. 1-4pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: The Gift of Trees l Curling Pond, Ballater. 1-4pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: More than a l Moor Tomintoul Village Square. 1.30-4pm. T: 01479 870070. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Wild l Inhabitants of the Mountain Garden Cairngorm Mountain Ranger Base. 2-4pm. T: 01479 861327. www.cairngormmountain.org F CNBW: A Walk, l Talk and Dram to Ryvoan Bothy Glenmore Lodge. 2-5pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend CNBW: Scotland: The BIG Picture with Pete Cairns Balmoral, Ballater. 7-9pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend F CNBW: Love Thy l Nature - Film Boat of Garten Community Hall. 7.30-9.30pm. www.cairngorms.co.uk/big-weekend

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Exhibition Glen Tanar Ballroom, Glen Tanar Estate, Aboyne. 12-4pm. T: 01339 886451. www.glentanar.co.uk/weddings F CB300: Carrbridge l Carvery Carrbridge Hotel, Carrbridge. T: 01479 841202. www.carrbridgehotel.com

& Tour Guide Ashley Grove Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey. 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. www.bwwc.co.uk F Folk Sessions at the OBI l The Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore. 8.30pm-12am. T: 01479 811137. www.oldbridgeinn.co.uk

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Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore. 10.30am-4pm. T: 01540 673551. www.highlandfolk.com Three Pistes Cycle Event Cairngorms, Aviemore. www.3pistescycle.co.uk

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Wednesday 24th May

Callanetics Talk by Shropshire Birder Jim Almond The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey. 6-7pm. juliehpaterson@hotmail.com 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. Yoga Class www.bwwc.co.uk The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 7-8pm. Thursday 25th May juliehpaterson@outlook.com Aerial Yoga F Talk by RSPB l The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. Conservation Scientist 6-7pm. totalyoga@outlook.com Dr Mark Eaton Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Saturday 27th May Spey. 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. F Ballater Farmer’s l www.bwwc.co.uk Market Tuesday 30th May Glenmuick Church Green, Ballater. 10am-2pm. Callanetics www.facebook.com/ballaterfarmersmarket The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 10-11am. totalyoga@outlook.com Laggan 10k Laggan Village Hall. 11am. Beginners Yoga www.laggan.com/laggan-10k-road-race The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. Atholl Highlanders Parade 11am-12pm. totalyoga@outlook.com Blair Castle, Blair Atholl. 2.30-3.45pm. Callanetics T: 01796 481207. Tala Nan Ros, Kingussie. 6.15www.blair-castle.co.uk 7.15pm. juliehpaterson@hotmail.com Yoga Class Sunday 28th May Tala Nan Ros, Kingussie. 7.15-8.15pm. F Wolftrax Open Day l totalyoga@outlook.com Laggan Wolftrax. 10am-4pm. T: 01528 544366. Wednesday 31st May support@lagganforest.com Live Music: The East Atholl Gathering Pointers Blair Castle and Gardens, Blair Atholl. Glenbuchat Hall, Strathdon. 8-11pm. 10am-5pm. T: 01796 481207. T: 01975 641303. www.blair-castle.co.uk www.glenbuchatmusic.co.uk

Monday 22nd May Callanetics The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 6-7pm. juliehpaterson@hotmail.com Yoga Class The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 7-8pm. juliehpaterson@outlook.com F Talk by Shropshire l Birder Jim Almond Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey. 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. www.bwwc.co.uk

Tuesday 23rd May Callanetics The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 10-11am. totalyoga@outlook.com Beginners Yoga The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 11am-12pm. totalyoga@outlook.com Callanetics Tala Nan Ros, Kingussie. 6.15-7.15pm. juliehpaterson@hotmail.com Yoga Class Tala Nan Ros, Kingussie. 7.15-8.15pm. totalyoga@outlook.com F Talk: John Barton l on his book ‘Exploring Badenoch’ Talla Nan Ros, Kingussie. 7.30-10pm. T: 01540 673020. basg@mybtinternet.com

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Conservation Scientist Callanetics with Julie Dr Mark Eaton The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey. www.thepagoda.scot 8.30-10pm. T: 01479 872526. www.bwwc.co.uk Sunday 11th June F Cairngorms Farmers l

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Market The Square, Grantown on Spey. 10am-4pm. www.facebook.com/ Cairngormsfarmersmarket

Race the Train 2017 Route 7 Cafe, Dalfaber Industrial Estate, Aviemore. 8am-2pm. T: 01479 861272. www.disabilitysnowsport.org.uk

Monday 12th June

Sunday 4th June Ballater Duck Festival Church Green, Ballater. 10am-4pm.

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Tuesday 6th June Ranger Event: Nature Nippers - Feathered Friends Mar Lodge Estate, Braemar. 10-11am. T: 01339 720164. www.nts.org.uk/Property/Mar-LodgeEstate

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Callanetics with Julie The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 6pm. T: 07707 174314. www.thepagoda.scot Gentle Yoga with Julie The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 7pm. T: 07707 174314. www.thepagoda.scot

Tuesday 13th June Gentle Yoga with Julie The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 11am. T: 07707 174314. www.thepagoda.scot Callanetics with Julie Tala Nan Ros, Kingussie. 6.15pm. T: 07707 174314. juliehpaterson@hotmail.com Gentle Yoga with Julie Tala Nan Ros, Kingussie. 7.15pm. T: 07707 174314. juliehpaterson@hotmail.com Inverallan Old Time Dancing Inverallan Church Hall, Grantown on Spey. 7.30-10pm. 01479 851353.

Friday 16th June Callanetics with Julie The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 10am. T: 07707 174314. www.thepagoda.scot

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Anniversary Highland Horse Fun, Kingussie. T: 01540 670000. www.highlandhorsefun.com Summer Solstice Party Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore. 6pm-1am. www.oldbridgeinn.co.uk F Loch Morlich Sailing l Club: Open Day/Come & Try LMSC Clubhouse, Loch Morlich, Aviemore. 12-4pm. T: 01479 841270. www.lochmorlichsailingclub.org.uk

Sunday 18th June Garden Workshops Glen Tanar, Aboyne. 2-5pm. T: 01339 886451. www.glentanar.co.uk

Wednesday 21st June Mar Lodge Evening Stroll Mar Lodge Estate, Braemar. 5-7pm. T: 01339 720164. www.nts.org.uk/Property/Mar-LodgeEstate Creag Choinnich Hill Race Braemar Castle, Braemar. 8-9pm. T: 01339 741675. www.entrycentral.com/creag-choinnich

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Market Glenmuick Church Green, Ballater. 10am-2pm. www.facebook.com/ ballaterfarmersmarket FOSF: Fiddle Competition St Columba’s Church and Hall, Grantown on Spey. 10.30am-12.30pm. www.thegrantownsociety.org FOSF: Fiddler of Strathspey Workshops & Master Classes Ben Mhor Hotel & Community Centre, Grantown on Spey. 10.30am-6.30pm. T: 01479 873216. www.thegrantownsociety.org FOSF: Fiddlers’ Rally Ben Mhor Hotel, Grantown on Spey. 6.30-8.30pm. T: 01479 873216. www.thegrantownsociety.org Live Music: The Danberry’s Glenbuchat Hall, Strathdon. 8-11pm. T: 01975 641303. www.glenbuchatmusic.co.uk FOSF: Fiddler of Strathspey Ceilidh Ben Mhor Hotel, Grantown on Spey. 9pm-11.30pm. T: 01479 873216. www.thegrantownsociety.org

Callanetics with Julie The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 6pm. www.thepagoda.scot Gentle Yoga with Julie The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. 7pm. www.thepagoda.scot

Cairn Bar Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30pm. T: 01479 810233.

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Grantown Health Walk Group Curling Rink Car Park, Anagach Tuesday 27th June Wood. 10.30-11.30am. Gentle Yoga with Julie T: 01479 872142. The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. F Ballater Health Walk l 11am. www.thepagoda.scot Group Yoga with Julie Glenmuick Church Hall. 1-2pm. Tala Nan Ros, Kingussie. T: 01339 755634. 6.15pm. T: 07707 174314. F Nethy Bridge Health l juliehpaterson@hotmail.com Walk Group Meet by Community Centre, Every Day in May-June Dell Road. 1-2pm. T: 07519 569005. Every Monday Grantown-on-Spey Slimming World F Glenlivet Health Walk l Glenlivet Public Hall. 9.45-10.45am. Royal British Legion, Grantown on Spey. 3.30, 5.30 & 7.30pm. T: 01807 590689. T: 07545 399160. F Braemar Health Walk l Yoga in the Dome Group Under the Mews, Braemar. 10-11am. Loch Insh Outdoor Centre, Kincraig. 6.30-7.30pm. T: 01540 651272. T: 01339 741426. office@lochinsh.co.uk F Glass Fusing Studio l Open Afternoon Senior Youth Club The Trove, Newtonmore. 2-4pm. Grantown YMCA Community Centre, Not the 15th May or 5th & 12th Grantown on Spey. Sunday 25th June June. T: 07921 729249. 6.45-8.45pm. T: 01479 872262. www.fusedandlight.co.uk www.grantowncommunitycentre.org The Bikeathon 2017 Kingussie High School, Kingussie. F Live Music & Dancing Cash Bingo (18+) l 10.30am-4.30pm. T: 01463 701198. Royal British Legion, Grantown on with Kenny Nairn www.bikeathon.scot Spey. 7.50pm. T: 01479 873690. Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie, F FOSF: Open Air Service 8pm. T: 01540 661302. l F Live Music l F Braemar Local History Grant Park, Grantown on Spey. l Hilton Coylumbridge, Walks 11am-12.15pm. Aviemore. 8.30-10.30pm. Invercauld Arms Hotel, Braemar. www.thegrantownsociety.org www.hiltonaviemore.com 8pm. T: 01339 741985. Aerial Yoga with Julie F Live Music & Dancing l F Live Music l The Pagoda, Grantown on Spey. with George Gordon Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore. 12pm. T: 07707 174314. Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie. 8.30pm. www.thepagoda.scot Live Music. 8.30pm-10.30pm. www.visitcairngorms.com

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Quiz Night F Carrbridge Health l Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30pm. Walk Group T: 01479 810233. Meet by the Old Bridge, Carrbridge. 11am-12pm. T: 01479 841749. Every Wednesday F Aviemore Health Walk l Community Cafe Group St Andrews Church Hall, Aviemore. Myrtlefield Car Park, near 10am-4pm. Mike’s Bikes. 1.30-2.30pm. Newtonmore Health Walk T: 01479 810519. Wildcat Centre, Newtonmore. Junior Youth Club 10.30-11.30am. T: 01540 673172. Grantown YMCA Community F Boat of Garten Health l Centre, Grantown on Spey. Walk Group 6.30-8pm. T: 01479 872262. Boat Hotel. 1.30-2.30pm. www.grantowncommunitycentre.org T: 01479 831562. F Live Music & Dancing l F Braemar Local History l with Ronnie Douglas Group Guided Walks Duke of Gordon Hotel, Invercauld Arms Hotel, Braemar. Kingussie. 8.30-10.30pm. 3pm. T: 01339 741985. www.dukeofgordonhotel.co.uk dougbruce_2000@yahoo.com F Live Music with Tweed l Rotary Club of Spey Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30pm. Valley F Live Music l Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore. 6-8.15pm. T: 01479 810233. Live Music. 8.30-10.30pm. www.speyvalley.rotary1010.org T: 01479 810661. Pilates in the Dome www.hiltonaviemore.com The Ptarmigan Dome, Loch Insh, Kincraig. 7:30-8:30pm. Every Friday T: 01540 651272. www.lochinsh.com F Glen Tanar Health Walk l The Killiecrankies Cabaret Glen Tanar Visitor Centre. Band 10-11.30am. T: 01339 886072. Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie. F Tomintoul Health Walk l 8.30-10.30pm. T: 01540 661302. Tomnabat Court. 10-11am. F Live Music l T: 01807 590689. Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore. 8.30pm. Y-Engage F Live Music l YMCA Community Centre, Grantown Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30pm. on Spey. 7-9pm. T: 01479 872262. www.grantowncommunitycentre.org Every Thursday F Live Music l F Kingussie Health Walk l Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore. 8.30pm. Group Live Music with Carl Badenoch Centre. 10.30-11.30am. Wilson Singer & Guitarist T: 01540 661878. Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie. F Free Entry to Event l 8.30-10.30pm. T: 01540 661302. What’s On

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Entertains Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30pm. T: 01479 810233. F Glass Fusing Studio l Open Afternoon The Trove, Newtonmore. 2-4pm. Not the 13th, 30th May or 3rd, 10th June. T: 07921 729249. www.fusedandlight.co.uk Community Cafe Grantown YMCA Community Centre, Grantown on Spey. 10am-2pm. T: 01479 872262. www.grantowncommunitycentre.org

Every Saturday Live Music Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore. 8.30pm. Live Music with Nigel Dyson Singer & Guitarist Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie, 8.30pm. T: 01540 661302. F Live Music l Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore. 9.30pm. F l

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Saturday 24th June Kingussie 1sts v Kinlochshiel/Lovat The Dell, Kingussie. 2.30pm. Newtonmore 1sts V Fort William/Glenurqhuart The Eilan, Newtonmore. 2.30pm.

www.shinty.com Saturday 6th May Kingussie 1sts v Oban Camanachd The Dell, Kingussie. 2.30pm.

Saturday 13th May

Newtonmore 2nds v Beauly The Eilan, Newtonmore. 12pm. Newtonmore 1sts v Kingussie The Eilan, Newtonmore. 3pm. Starthspey v Boleskine Grantown Grammer School. 1.30pm.

Saturday 3rd June

Open Texas Scramble Blair Atholl Golf Course. www.blairathollgolf.co.uk

Saturday 10th June

Tuesday 16th May Seniors Strokeplay (55+) Open Kingussie Golf Course. T: 01540 661058. www.kingussie-golf.co.uk

Saturday 27th May

Wednesday 7th June

Ladies’ Greensomes Abernethy Golf Club, Nethy Bridge. 10am. T: 01479 821305. www.abernethygolfclub.com

The Williamson Primary School 6s The Eilan, Newtonmore. 6pm.

Sunday 28th May

Saturday 10th June Strathspey v Lochcarron Grantown Grammer School. 1.30pm.

Gentleman’s 4 Man Open Texas Scramble

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Senior Gentleman’s Open 55 Grantown on Spey Golf Course. T: 01479 872079. www.grantownonspeygc.co.uk

Friday 16th June

Sunday 21st May Kingussie Spring Open Kingussie Golf Club. 7am-4.30pm. www.kingussiegolfclub.co.uk

Newtonmore 1sts v Kilmallie The Eilan, Newtonmore. 2.30pm.

Mixed Open Boat of Garten Golf Course. T: 01479 831282. www.boatgolf.com Campbell Cup Mixed Foursomes Carrbridge Golf Course. T: 01479 841623. www.carrbridgegolf.co.uk

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Newtonmore 2nds v Lovat The Eilan, Newtonmore. 2.30pm.

Grantown on Spey Golf Course. T: 01479 872079. www.grantownonspeygc.co.uk

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Saturday 17th June Ladies Charity Texas Scramble Ballater Golf Course. T: 01339 755567. www.ballatergolfclub.co.uk

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here is a huge network of paths, trails and waymarked routes that cross-cross the different Cairngorm regions with a wealth of easily accessible choices. Here ‘Fiona Outdoors’ shares her five favourite longer walks in the Cairngorms National Park. Lairig Ghru

One of Scotland’s best known hill passes, the Lairig Ghru starts in Coylumbridge, near Aviemore, and journeys almost 20 miles to Linn of Dee, west of Braemar. Walkers climb to a highest point of 835m as they traverse the wild and remote, yet atmospheric and beautiful, landscape of the central Cairngorms. There is a path for a lot of the route although not always clear and because of its distance, walkers should be prepared for a challenging hike of up to around 10 hours. Walk Highlands offers a detailed guide to walking the Lairig Ghru.

The East Highland Way

The unofficial long-distance walk, the East Highland Way, travels 82 miles (132km) from Fort William to Aviemore, in the Cairngorms National Park. The route links other long-distance walking trails, the West Highland Way & the Great Glen Way, with the Speyside Way. The East Highland Way enters the Park at Arverikie Estate, Laggan and journeys further east to Newtonmore, Kincraig before finishing at the outdoors town of Aviemore. A 15.4-mile section between Newtonmore and Kincraig offers a great day of walking through beautiful moorland and past the southern shore of Loch Gynack. You’ll also walk past Ruthven Barracks, which were built in the early 18th century after the first Jacobite uprising, and across Insh Marshes, an RSPB reserve where you should keep your eyes peeled for a variety of birds. Close to Kincraig you might like to visit Loch Insh, which is home to a watersports activity centre. 20 20

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The Ryvoan Pass

Another classic longer walk near Aviemore, the Ryvoan Pass starts at Glenmore Lodge and heads north to Nethy Bridge. Walkers will enjoy the atmospheric woodlands of Abernethy Forest and stunning views of Lochan an Uaine, the “Green Lochan”, during the nine-mile outing. It’s easy to see why the lochan is so-called because on a sunny day the water glistens a lovely aqua green. The nine-mile route will take most people up to five hours hours to complete. To return you will need to organise your own transport or coincide with a local bus.

Another long-distance path, the Speyside Way, is waymarked all the way from Buckie on the north-east coast, into the Cairngorms National Park at Mains of Dalvey and south to Kincraig. There is an optional spur from Cragganmore to Tomintoul. An 11-mile (17.5km) section from Grantown-on-Spey to Boat of Garten provides the ideal outing for a longer but still fairly easy-going walk. The route is mostly flat and travels through pretty countryside to give a flavour of spending time outdoors but rarely far from civilisation. Allow at least four hours for the walk along the Speyside Way and add extra time if you want to visit some of the attractions on the route, such as the Osprey Centre at RSPB Loch Garten.

Glen Tilt Loop

To the south of the Park and close to the historic settlement of Blair Atholl, a waymarked walk of some nine miles (15km) heads up one side of picturesque Glen Tilt and then returns down the other side. The route, which starts and finishes at Old Bridge of Tilt car park, is on easy-to-find paths and tracks, as well as quiet roads. You enjoy a peaceful stroll and the chance to stare down at the river as you cross it on old stone bridges. Keep your eyes and ears alert for wildlife, too.

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There are so many longer walking routes to choose from in the Cairngorms National Park and it’s likely we will return to this subject in future articles. For further information about any of these walks visit our blog www.blog.visitcairngorms.com Ryvoan Bothy

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to do Strathspey Highland Ponies Rothiemurchus Aviemore

All levels of rider welcome w 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

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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!

Garth Hotel

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THE CROSS AT KINGUSSIE

Fine Dining in the Cairngorms Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Dinner AA Three Red Rosettes Good Food & Michelin Guides 2017 www.thecross.co.uk 01540 661166

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Restaurant open 7.30am-9.30pm Lunch served Monday-Sunday 12-5pm Evening meals served 5-9:30pm Early Bird Voucher - Sun-Fri until 6.30pm 15% discount based on pre-booking & taking 2 Courses - booking essential

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

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RIVERSIDE RESTAURANT WITH ROOMS

Boat of Garten - Tel: 01479 831 466

Restaurant Open Tues - Sun 6 - 8:30pm Reservations recommended

Family Run hotel with a warm and friendly atmosphere. Freshly prepared food using local and seasonal produce. Large selection of Wines, Malts and Gins. Now serving coffee, scones and cakes. Loch Alvie, by Aviemore - 2 miles south on B9152

T: 01479 810 207

www.rowantreehotel.com

Royal Tandoori Restaurant and Take-away OPEN 7 DAYS

Lunch 12noon-2pm

Evening 5-10.30pm

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

Tel: 01479 811199 or 01479 811118

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

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 £13 * CELLAR SUNDAY NIGHT ~ Traditional Sunday Roast £12.95. Bring your own wine. * LUNCH SPECIAL ~ Monday to Saturday, daily changing blackboard menu, 2 courses £11.99, 3 courses £14.99 (Normal menu also available. Closed Tuesdays.)

T: 01479 831 466 or E: info@andersonsrestaurant.co.uk

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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.

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

Cairngorm Highland Bungalows 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. 3H - 4H Contact Linda Murray Tel: 01479 810653 www.cairngorm-bungalows.co.uk

Rothiemurchus, Aviemore PH22 1QP

here are lots of specialist shops throughout the area where you can find everything you need from outdoor kit to gifts for friends, or even a treat for yourself! What’s On

STB HHH & HHHH. Colour brochure & Virtual Tours.

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2 nights 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.

Hand thrown terracotta pottery by Penny Weir. Open by appointment ‘Throw Your Own’ on Thursdays, £15 a shot. Open Daily - Please phone Penny for opening times & workshop details. 01479 810837 info@penspots.co.uk www.penspots.co.uk

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What's On in the Cairngorms May/June 2017  
What's On in the Cairngorms May/June 2017  

Welcome to the Cairngorms National Park and the May/June edition of What's On, the free monthly events guide.