A colourful autumn view of a country house  in open country against a back deop of low mountains in The Cairngorms. Biallid House in the foothills of The Cairngorms

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For lovers of the great outdoors with a taste for the wilderness, self-catering holidays in the Cairngorms are a must. Cairngorms holiday homes offer visitors miles and miles of unspoiled mountain ranges and long, virtually unexplored valleys carved out by glaciers in a pre-historic age. Plan your route before you go, and walk the wonderful Lairig Ghru from Aviemore to Braemar, with high peaked mountains and the ancient forests and waterfalls at Rothiemurchus.

Sleeps
19
Bedrooms
9

Alvey House is a pet-friendly holiday home in the Cairngorms National Park. It is a Victorian Highland Villa in Newtonmore. This large property sleeps nine guests in nine bedrooms (eight en-suite) above the River Spey, fifteen miles from Aviemore—a superb location for cycling, walking and fishing holidays in the Highlands.

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A large detached, Victorian Gothic house surrounded by spacious lawns.
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5

Nuide Farmhouse is a charming, large, pet-friendly 5-bedroom farmhouse in rural surroundings that sleeps 10. Set in rambling grounds, the house is ideal for self-catering holidays in the Cairngorms and has access to fishing on The Spey. Horse riding can be arranged locally in Newtonmore.

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Exterior of a Newtonmore holiday cottage in a restored railway signal box.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

Enjoy a holiday in a thoroughly modern property converted from a historic signal box. The Signal Box is a rural holiday cottage for couples in Newtonmore with stunning views of the Cairngorms and all of the comforts of home. It was chosen as one of the 50 best UK holiday cottages by The Times Newspaper.

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A large inverness-shire holiday cottages and two double garages surround a large block-paved courtyard.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Set in the Cairngorms National Park, Dunstaffnage Cottage is a converted stable packed with thoughtful, modern features. This rural cottage near Grantown-on-Spey sleeps six in three bedrooms with three bathrooms. Book today for a relaxing holiday in a naturally beautiful Highland setting.

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The Cairngorms is not only a paradise for walkers. Some may say golf spoils a pleasant walk, but there are plenty of excellent golf courses to enjoy walking and golfing holidays at the same time to dispute that belief. This part of Scotland is full of historical places of interest, such as Balmoral and Blair Castle. Visiting distilleries such as Glenlivet, Dalwhinnie or Royal Lochnagar is recommended for those who enjoy a dram of the hard stuff. Once you have explored the mountains, there are some incredible rivers to meander alongside or fish. For the more adventurous, there is Aviemore and Cairngorms Park, where you can ski or mountain bike down some exhilarating runs.