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Rothiemurchus Falconry Aviemore

Welcome to Rothiemurchus Falconry

  Rothiemurchus Falconry near Aviemore From 1st July 2022, a new and exciting falconry-based activity opens on Rothiemurchus! Come and fly a selection of majestic birds of prey with Rothiemurchus Falconry, near Aviemore. This family-friendly activity is a must for anyone wanting a truly unique experience. Run by husband-and-wife team, Jonny and Daisy Ames (with… Read more »

Jon Henderson clay shooting Rothiemurchus

Meet Jon, Instructor at the Rothiemurchus clay shooting ground

  Meet Jon, Instructor at the Rothiemurchus Clay Shooting Ground I have been shooting since I was a teenager. Growing up in Cheshire, I regularly visited this area on family holidays and moved here in 1990. A long-time member of Rothiemurchus shooting club before joining as an instructor, I am passionate about introducing beginners to… Read more »

A new feeder at Rothiemurchus Farm

Our new TMR feeder at the Farm By Grant Mackenzie, Farmer, Rothiemurchus Farm Here at Rothiemurchus Farm we are always looking at ways to improve our practices and continue to work alongside our delicate environment. Recently we introduced a TMR (total mixed ration) feeding system to our cattle which means I now have complete control of… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Alp Blossom Cheese at Rothiemurchus Farm Shop

Rothiemurchus Farm Shop near Aviemore champions Scottish and local producers

Rothiemurchus Farm Shop near Aviemore champions Scottish and local producers with an exciting new range of food and drink for Autumn Autumn has arrived on Rothiemurchus, and at the Farm Shop, that means a new season of tasty produce. Through the summer we’ve been sourcing and tasting lots of incredible new food and drink and… 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 an extraordinarily dry few weeks this Easter. Lack of rain, coupled with high temperatures and strong winds mean that we are only one misplaced BBQ, a casually tossed aside cigarette or one careless campfire away from a forest or moorland fire… Read more »

Highlands: Ospreys in flight over Rothiemurchus

You cannot help but be mesmerised to the skies during March to September. For many that is simply longing for the sun to break through the cloud but for others it is the chance of seeing the Ospreys pass above as they search from height for their next prey. The BBC series “Highlands: Scotland’s Wild… Read more »

Top 5 things to do in Aviemore in the snow

Top 5 things to do in Aviemore in the snow Whatever the weather there’s always something to do at Rothiemurchus, a year-round playground just 5 minutes from Aviemore we offer a variety of activities suitable for the whole family.  With winter fast approaching and snow on the forecast in the Cairngorms this weekend, now is… Read more »