Month: January 2022

Shona Rothiemurchus Ranger

Meet our newest Ranger recruit, Shona

  Meet our newest Ranger recruit, Shona Our newest Ranger recruit, Shona Keith, has been working in visitor roles at Rothiemurchus for almost eight years, and is currently studying a Countryside and Environment diploma, supported by Lantras Scotland’s Women in the Rural Economy Training Fund. Shona works three days per week within the Farm Shop,… Read more »

The Barn at Rothiemurchus, Cafe and Takeaway Aviemore

The Barn – 2.0

The Barn – 2.0 We are excited to share some news about the development of The Barn at Rothiemurchus. We’re also going to answer some of your questions and feedback that we have received over the last year on the developments so far. We’ve also provided some of the background and reasoning to the decisions… Read more »

Harvest on Rothiemurchus

Rothiemurchus Farm Through the Seasons

Rothiemurchus Farm Through the Seasons   In farming, weather is crucial and often dictates day-to-day decisions. Winter 20/21 saw truly exceptional weather and snowfall week after week, with temperatures hitting an incredible low of -18 at farm level. Snow fell into early May which meant that spring barley was later sown. Thankfully the farm team… Read more »

Ollie Mackay, Head Ranger Rothiemurchus

Meet our Head Ranger, Ollie

Meet our Head Ranger, Ollie Mackay If you’ve visited us in the last few months, you may recognise our new Head Ranger, Ollie Mackay, who took over the role in June. In 2019 Ollie was on student placement here from Harper Adams University in Shropshire where he was completing a countryside and environmental management degree…. Read more »