Author: Rothiemurchus

Family biking at Rothiemurchus near Aviemore

October holiday activities in Aviemore

October holiday activities in Aviemore Set in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park just 5 minutes from Aviemore, Rothiemurchus is the ideal destination for a family holiday.  With a whole host of outdoor activities on offer, whether you are looking for an exhilarating experience or a relaxing family outing we offer something for everyone. … Read more »

Summer at Loch an Eilein, Rothiemurchus

Summer at Rothiemurchus

The temperatures have dipped and the colours are beginning to change, sadly summer is coming to and end, but what a glorious summer it was! Here’s a quick look back at our top social media posts from a long hot summer at Rothiemurchus. June The last bit of snow hangs on to the mountains as… Read more »

Rothiemurchus Head Ranger puts out High Fire Risk signs

Keeping an eye out keeps fire out

Keeping an eye out keeps fire out NO FIRES (however small!) We have had 4 months without any heavy rain as well as extremely high temperatures. The forest and the peat that lies underneath is like a tinderbox – so a still smouldering cigarette or even resting a BBQ on the ground is setting light… Read more »

Spring at Rothiemurchus

Spring is a fantastic time to visit the Cairngorms, the days are getting longer and there’s new life and vibrant colours everywhere you look. We’ve also been blessed with some fantastic weather of late making for some great days out at Rothiemurchus. We’ve put together a round up of our favourite social media images from… Read more »

EGGcellent turnout on Easter Sunday!

EGGcellent turnout on Easter Sunday! As I write this from inside the Rangers’ Hut, with hail falling outside, it’s hard to believe that not 24 hours ago we were hunting for Easter Eggs in the warmth of the Spring sunshine at Loch an Eilein. Not that hail would stand in the way of children (or… Read more »

Healthy, delicious and home-produced: Rothiemurchus venison

Healthy, delicious and home-produced: Rothiemurchus venison Health benefits of venison At Rothiemurchus we have long known about how great venison is, however it is just recently that the rest of the nation have caught on with sales of the meat soaring over the past few years.  So why the sudden increase in popularity? Well, it’s… Read more »

Best things to do in Rothiemurchus, near Aviemore

The best things to do in Rothiemurchus, near Aviemore Whether you are looking for an exciting outdoor activity, a relaxing walk or simply want to know where to get the best coffee and cake this is the list for you!   Best outdoor activities near Aviemore Just a 5 minute drive from Aviemore, Rothiemurchus has a… Read more »

Happiness in the Highlands

Today is the international day of happiness and while there’s no quick fix for happiness there are certainly things we could all do to make our lives our lives a bit happier and as the saying goes “You may as well be happy while you’re living, because you’re a long time dead.” So with that in mind here’s… Read more »

Highland Cows on a Highland Estate

Want to know more about Highland Cows? Well, you’ve come to the right place! The Highland Cow, or ‘heilan coo’ as it is affectionately known is one of Scotland most iconic animals.  With its flowing red coat and long pointed horns, Highland Cattle have long been a part of everyday life at Rothiemurchus.  Highland cattle… Read more »

Highland Beef – from Estate to plate.

Most of you are possibly unaware, but at the minute there’s a storm raging in farming press over the quality of beef. John Elliott is a farmer from the Borders who has built a reputation over the decades as Scotland’s top beef breeder and has been at the forefront of many new ideas and management… Read more »