Month: December 2022

Festive Opening Hours

Festive opening hours for the Farm Shop and The Barn cafe at Rothiemurchus    

Tree species at Rothiemurchus

Growing to their limits – tree species at Rothiemurchus

A few common trees species at Rothiemurchus push at the boundaries of what we might know as woodland; rowan, downy birch and Scots pine reach altitudes where few other species can survive due to the harsh winds and freezing temperatures. Recently staff from Cairngorms Connect went looking for seed from birch growing in remote Coire… Read more »

Lochan Deo 1964

Lochan Deo, Regeneration of the Caledonian Pine Forest – progress pics

Lochan Deo, Regeneration of the Caledonian Pine Forest The photographs below show regeneration of the Caledonian pine forest between 1964-2022, centered around Lochan Deo at Rothiemurchus. The dates of each photo are 1964, 1974, 1979, 1994, 1999, 2007, 2022.     The Lochan Deo area was subject to a forest fire in the 1930s. Sometime… Read more »