The Local Area
The Local Area
Nestling above the flood plain of the River Spey, in Britain’s largest National Park, between the magnificent Cairngorms, and the mystical Monadhliath Mountains, you arrive at the wonderful Highland village of Kingussie, famed as a major filming location for the hit BBC TV series Monarch of the Glen.
The ancient village of Kingussie is a wonderful place to stay or visit, with an array of facilities to suit all. Conveniently located just off the A9 you can be sure of a warm welcome in this friendly Highland village.
Kingussie offers its visitors a range of activities and attractions alongside shops, cafes and restaurants. Local leisure activities include fishing, golf, adventure parks, hill walking, mountain biking, riverside walks, sailing, skiing, and horse riding.
Kingussie is an excellent base for those wishing to explore the delights of the Highlands. Towns such as Aviemore, Fort William and Grantown on Spey are only a short drive away.
To See & Do
Kingussie is located within the Cairngorm National Park where a wealth of attractions and activities can be found.
Locally you will find an array of shops and restaurants, a short drive or brisk walk will take you to Newtonmore, a village similar to Kingussie where you will find further activities and attractions.
If you are looking to explore a little further we recommend you visit towns such as Aviemore, Grantown on Spey, Fort William and the capital of the Highlands, Inverness.
For your convenience, we have included a selection of links below to help you plan your visit.
Horse Riding – https://highlandhorsefun.com/
Mountain Biking – https://lagganwolftrax.co.uk/mountain-biking
The Highland Wildlife Park – http://www.highlandwildlifepark.org
Highland Folk Museum – https://www.highlifehighland.com/highlandfolkmuseum/
Loch Morlich Watersports – https://www.lochmorlich.com/
Loch Insh Watersports – http://www.lochinsh.com/
Kingussie Golf Club – https://kingussiegolfclub.co.uk/
Newtonmore Golf Club – https://www.newtonmoregolf.com/
Insh Marshes – http://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/i/inshmarshes/
Cairngorm Mountain – https://www.cairngormmountain.co.uk/
Landmark Adventure Park – https://www.landmarkpark.co.uk/
Speyside Distillery – https://speysidedistillery.co.uk/
Dalwhinnie Distillery – https://www.malts.com/en-gb/distilleries/dalwhinnie
Ruthven Barracks – http://www.castlesfortsbattles.co.uk/highland/ruthven_barracks.html
The Iona Gallery – http://www.theionagallery.co.uk/