Category: Uncategorised

The Rolling Rail at Rothiemurchus

Welcome back to The Rolling Rail

Welcome back to The Rolling Rail We’d like to welcome back The Rolling Rail, a wonderful pop-up shop that can be found here at Rothiemurchus, next door to The Barn.  The Rolling Rail is run by Nancy McKenna, Nancy has curated a fabulous collection of contemporary and vintage clothing, gifts and beauty products chosen with… 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 »

The survey site

How many fish are there in our rivers?

How many fish are there in our rivers?  And how do we find out? Well, that was the goal of a recent survey that Rothiemurchus took part in, Rothiemurchus participated in the The National Electrofishing Scotland Programme which is run by Marine Scotland with their partners in the local fishery organisations.  The good news is… Read more »

Using the soil auger

Relationship between soils and surface vegetation

Rothiemurchus participates in a study looking at the relationship between soils and surface vegetation Rothiemurchus has recently been poked and prodded by a team of Nottingham University PhD students who are looking across the Cairngorms at the relationship between soils and surface vegetation, plus other factors that affect the diversity of the species growing on… Read more »

Investing in Visitor Services at Rothiemurchus

Enhancing visitor services thanks to your contributions

Thanks to your contributions we were able to invest £124,000 in enhancing visitor services on Rothiemurchus in 2020. Money raised came from your support at the Loch an Eilein car park, alongside donations and our Friends of Rothiemurchus scheme. Further funding came from the Cairngorms National Park Authority, with a significant contribution from Rothiemurchus. This… Read more »

Seedling growing

Planned Timber Harvesting Operations

Planned Timber Harvesting Operations Am Beannaidh (Refer to map for details) January- March 2021   Operations will involve: o Removing some areas of trees to enable the forest to regenerate naturally o Thinning (removal of individual trees) to give the remaining trees room to grow o Removing some of the non-native tree species This is… Read more »

Capercaillie at Rothiemurchus

Cairngorms Capercaillie Project

Rothiemurchus, Glenmore and Abernethy Forests together enjoy over 1 million visits a year – but they’re also home to capercaillie. Rothiemurchus and our Biodiversity Manager Peter Ferguson will play a key role in this project over the next 2-3 years. There may now be fewer than 1,000 capercaillie left in the UK – almost exclusively… Read more »

The Barn at Rothiemurchus

The Barn – our new cafe and takeaway is now open!

The Barn at Rothiemurchus  The Barn is a cafe and takeaway that is situated opposite Rothiemurchus Farm Shop, within easy distance Aviemore. The Barn is currently open 7 days from 9.30am – 4.00pm. The Barn is a cafe and takeaway serving breakfast, daily specials, warming stews, soup, sandwiches, cakes, coffee tea and more! Dogs are… Read more »

Rothiemurchus Farm Shop near Aviemore

Rothiemurchus Farm Shop, Aviemore – now open at weekends

Rothiemurchus Farm Shop, Aviemore – now open at weekends with an expanded range of delicious food and drink During difficult times, at the Rothiemurchus Farm Shop we’re doing our best to support the local community by offering an alternative to supermarket shopping. Our new one-way system allows customers to social distance and we’re encouraging everyone to wash… Read more »

Highland Cattle

Plan your perfect Sunday lunch with Rothiemurchus traditional Highland Beef from our estate Farm Shop

With Mothers’ Day nearly here and Easter coming soon, plan your perfect Sunday lunch with Rothiemurchus traditional Highland Beef from our estate Farm Shop near Aviemore “Born and bred here with Rothiemurchus running through their veins”– Grant Mackenzie Rothiemurchus farmer When you buy your Highland beef from Rothiemurchus Farm Shop, you’re getting so much more… Read more »