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Red Squirrel peaking out from behind a tree

Springwatch is back in the Cairngorms

BBC Springwatch is back on our screens on Monday, broadcasting from The Dell of Abernethy, right here in the Cairngorms National Park! Presenters Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Gillian Burke will be discovering more about the fascinating wildlife of Strathspey and the Cairngorms, from little bugs and beasties to predators like osprey that occupy the top… Read more »

Smoked Trout Open Sandwich

Smoked Trout Open Sandwich This week is British Sandwich Week and we are celebrating with a Scandi inspired open-face sandwich featuring Rothiemurchus own hot smoked trout.   Rainbow Trout The open sandwich is a Scandinavian staple, called smørrebrød in Danish and smörgås in Swedish. It is traditionally served on whole grain rye bread with a… Read more »

Family Fun at Rothiemurchus Fishery

Family Fun at the Fishery Yesterday was International Day of Families and to celebrate we have compiled a list of the most family-friendly things to do at the fishery. Young and old, there is something for everyone… Bait Fishing Our attractive smaller lochs are perfect for the novice angler and have been the starting point… Read more »

Cairngorms Nature Big Weekend: Events at Rothiemurchus

Cairngorms Nature Big Weekend – Events at Rothiemurchus May 10th – 13th 2019 is all about celebrating what makes the Cairngorms National Park special. Here at Rothiemurchus, we have two very special events that will open your eyes to the secrets of the forest and reveal what trees can tell us about the past. Secrets… Read more »

Loch an Eilein Gallery

Loch an Eilein Gallery We explore the history of the gallery and meet some of the artists who are exhibiting there this year. Open from early April to the end of October, Loch an Eilein Gallery showcases local artists and craftspeople. The History of Loch an Eilein and the gallery Loch an Eilein (pronounced loch… Read more »

Crème of the Crop

Crème of the Crop  Egg Hunters on fine form Rarely is humankind’s innate skill and expertise in ‘hunter-gathering’ more fully on display than at the annual Rothiemurchus Easter Egg Hunt, which took place last Sunday amidst record Spring temperatures. Across a morning and an afternoon session, about 150 extremely eager (and extremely hungry) youngsters put… 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 »

Roast Beef with Chimichurri Sauce

Roast Beef with Chimichurri Sauce Rothiemurchus Highland beef is the star of this dish that puts a fresh Spring twist on a classic dish. There are few things that feel more special than sitting down to a roast dinner with family or friends. The first thing you will need to do is select the size and… Read more »

Easter Holidays at Rothiemurchus

Easter Holidays at Rothiemurchus Set in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park just 5 minutes from Aviemore, Rothiemurchus is the ideal destination for a family holiday over the 2019 Easter break. With a whole host of outdoor activities on offer, whether you are looking for an exhilarating experience or a relaxing family outing we offer… Read more »

A photograph of a snow covered Lochnagar

Solace in Landscape

Solace in Landscape Gerard Murphy explores landscapes across the United Kingdom in his new series of work titled ‘Four Corners’. Photographs from the series are currently on display in The Druie Cafe, Rothiemurchus. Here he describes how he became a photographer and how his new project helped him find solace in uncertain times.   On Discovering… Read more »