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With over 50 munros (what we call mountains that are at least 3000ft high) in the Cairngorms National Park, the scenery is breathtaking and wild. The NE250 takes drivers up on the high ground for the most spectacular views of the wildest environment Scotland has to offer.

Even though driving through The Cairngorms makes for an incredible experience, the best way to see them is on foot or cycle. There are numerous routes that one can opt for whether on foot or bicycle, or a special day trip itinerary might be your cup of tea, with everything planned from breakfast in Aviemore to afternoon tea at the The Potting Shed at the famous Inshriach Nursery.

For those that enjoy a challenge, a hike up Ben Macdui might suit. With most of the trek above the treeline, clamber up exposed rock to the summit for a panoramic view of the National Park and The Cairngorms’ other giants: Lairig Ghru, Cairn Toul and Braeriach. It’s not for the faint-hearted, though, and there are plenty of other memorable vistas everywhere you go!

Along with the stretch of the route that goes through Deeside, there are lots of castles to visit along the way. Braemar Castle is a compact 17th-century fortification that survived three Jacobite uprisings. The castle is now managed and maintained by the community, and preserved to appear as though still occupied by the Chief of a clan. There are plenty more castles and other historic sites; too many to list here!

LISTINGS IN THE CAIRNGORMS

North Coast Convertibles

41 Moss Street, Elgin, IV30 1LT
Specialist car hire and rental for modern, high performance, convertible sports cars serving The Highlands and Islands, Grampian, Moray, Cairngorm National Park, North Coast 500, North East 250, Inverness, Aberdeen, Loch Ness, Scotland and beyond!

Highland Defenders

Aviemore, UK
We hire Land Rover Defenders fitted with industry-leading hardshell roof tents and equipped with all the camping kit you’ll need for your Scottish road trip.

Granite Adventures

Kingswells, Aberdeen AB15 8QL, UK
A range of fantastic activities to get you out and enjoying the adventurous side of the NE250

Corgarff Castle

Corgarff Castle, A939, Strathdon, UK
Originally a noble residence, Corgarff became an army base for hunting down Jacobite sympathisers and, later, whisky smuggler

Walkers Shortbread Aviemore

Walkers Shortbread Bakery Shop, Myrtlefield, Aviemore, UK
We are renowned across the world as a true Scottish classic, baking an extensive range of pure butter shortbread, cakes, tarts, biscuits, oatcakes, meringues and more using our founder’s original recipes.

Walkers Shortbread Grantown on Spey

Walkers Shortbread Bakery Shop, High Street, Grantown-on-Spey, UK
We are renowned across the world as a true Scottish classic, baking an extensive range of pure butter shortbread, cakes, tarts, biscuits, oatcakes, meringues and more using our founder’s original recipes.

Craggan Outdoors

Craggan Outdoors, Grantown-on-Spey, UK
An award-winning outdoor activity centre with 60-bed bunkhouse accommodation & a licensed café venue.

The Whisky Castle

6 Main Street Tomintoul AB37 9EX
The Whisky Castle has been selling the finest malt whiskies of Scotland from its premises in the quaint village of Tomintoul for over 100 years.

4X4 Hire Scotland

89-91 Station Road, Newbridge, Edinburgh EH28 8QP, UK
4×4 Hire (Scotland) Ltd established in 2000 is a Bespoke, Prestige self-drive vehicle hire & chauffeur drive company.

Old Pine Yurt

The Barn, Fodderletter, Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, AB379HL
The Old Pine Yurt is situated under an ancient Scots Pine tree on the east side of Tom Beag, one of the foothills of the Cairngorms.

The Smugglers Hostel

Main Street Tomintoul AB37 9EX
Welcome to The Smugglers, a four star, 20-bed hostel is surrounded by stunning countryside.

Time Exposure Travel

5 Westfield Terrace, Aberdeen, UK
Time Exposure Travel offer both bespoke and pre-set tours around Aberdeen and the North East of Scotland. From tours of historic castles and battlefields where you can explore the countries turbulent past, to a distillery tour where you can see where our famous drink is made and much more.

Northern HighLights Pass

North East Scotland
Available as a mobile download or hardcopy card and wallet, the Northern HighLights Pass offers discounted sightseeing providing savings and discounts when visiting some of the “must see, must do” attractions and activities in the region.

Waterside Cottage – Glenlivet

Waterside Cottage, Glenlivet, Bridgend, Ballindalloch, AB37 9BT
Situated in the heart of Speyside on the North East 250 route and on the edge of the Cairngorm National Park, Waterside Cottage is the perfect base for exploring many attractions the Highlands offers.

Tomintoul & Glenlivet Discovery Centre

43 The Square, Tomintoul, Ballindalloch AB37 9ET, UK
Tomintoul & Glenlivet Discovery Centre is your one stop gateway to the Tomintoul & Glenlivet area, you'll find information and inspiration to make the most of your visit. We have a free heritage exhibition including a Virtual Reality exhibit and fun activities for children, local crafts and souvenirs, self service tea and coffee and free WIFI and toilets.

The Glenlivet

The Glenlivet Distillery, Ballindalloch, AB37 9DB
The Glenlivet Distillery sits in a wild and remote glen, its history laced with drama and intrigue.  So in every bottle of whisky we make, we capture as much of the spirit of the glen as we can.

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