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Around the Great Glen Sights

Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

  • B970 Map It
  • Aviemore
  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Updated 11/01/2013

Fodor's Review

On the high slopes of the Cairngorms, you may see the reindeer herd that was introduced here in the 1950s. The reindeer are docile creatures that seem to enjoy human company. Ranger-led visits to the herd are offered at least once a day from February to December, weather permitting. From June to August you can also accompany rangers on gentle half-day treks through the mountains. Bring waterproof gear, as conditions can be wet and muddy.

Sight Information


Glenmore Forest Park, B970, 6 miles east of Aviemore, Aviemore, Highland, PH22 1QU, Scotland

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Sight Details:

  • £12
  • Visitor center Feb.–Dec., daily 10–5. Visits to herd Feb.–Apr. and Sept.–Dec. at 11; May and June at 11 and 2:30; July and Aug. 11, 2:30 and 3:30

Updated 11/01/2013


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