Kincraig is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where vast forests, lochs and heather-covered moors flank the River Spey, with the towering Cairngorm hills in the distance. Kincraig is a sleepy village surrounded by snowy hills, ancient forests and glistening lochs. It lies on the banks of Loch Insh, between Kingussie and Aviemore, in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Located within the wild and remote Cairngorms National Park, Kincraig offers tranquillity and easy access to some of the Highlands’ most spectacular scenery. Take a stroll from your Kincraig holiday cottage and you will discover a tightknit, friendly community with a post office, grocery and village hall. For a dram of local whisky, head to the Suie Bar, a rustic pub with roaring fires and traditional live music sessions on the weekend. The bar serves good food, too, and is a great place to get to know the locals.
Kincraig is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where vast forests, lochs and heather-covered moors flank the River Spey, with the towering Cairngorm hills in the distance. As you explore this enchanting area, look out for red squirrels hiding in the trees and golden eagles soaring over craggy hilltops. The wild landscapes which surround Kincraig holiday cottages are dotted with historic ruins, ancient monuments and battle sites. Listed churches can be found on the bank of Insh and Alvie lochs. Loch Insh Outdoor Centre offers a variety of activities, including kayaking, sailing, mountain-biking and skiing during the winter months. Nearby, the Highland Wildlife Park is home to tigers and polar bears. Other attractions which can be enjoyed on self-catering holidays in Kincraig include the Alvie Stables, offering horse-rides through some of the Cairngorms’ most dramatic scenery, and Inshriach Nursery, home to stunning gardens and woods, and an excellent tearoom. The Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail, Strathspey Railway and sheepdog trials at Leault Farm are also nearby.