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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 »

Neil Dakin, donation to Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team

Our wonderful volunteer, Neil Dakin, has raised £635.78 for charity

Our wonderful volunteer, Neil Dakin, raised £635.78 for Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team and Cancer Research UK   Earlier this year our wonderful volunteer, Neil Dakin, shaved his head… all in the name of charity!  His chosen charities were Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team and Cancer Research UK and he raised a fantastic total of £635.78 in… Read more »

Soil biodiversity surveys

Soil Biodiversity Surveys

Soil Biodiversity Surveys on Rothiemurchus   Earlier this month a team from Naturemetrics, commissioned by Forest Research were on Rothiemurchus to collect soil samples from different woodland and nearby non-woodland habitats. With advances in DNA analysis scientists are exploring the means of monitoring biodiversity change, over time, by analysing DNA extracted from different soils. So,… Read more »

Rothiemurchus Farm Shop Food Festival

Rothiemurchus Farm Shop Food Festival Our Farm Shop celebrates the very best of local produce every day. From our own home-reared beef and venison and Rothiemurchus honey to local gins and beers, sweet delights, berries and coffee – you are in for a treat! Following on from the success of our Jubilee food and drink… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Queens Platinum Jubilee Food Festival at Rothiemurchus

Platinum Jubilee Food Festival

We are delighted to be hosting a fabulous event for everyone to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on Friday the 3rd of June from 11am – 3pm. The event will take place at Rothiemurchus Farm Shop near Aviemore. Our family food festival will have a range of brilliant stalls of food and drink produce from… Read more »

Cairngorms Capercaillie Project

Cairngorms Capercaillie Project Update

Rothiemurchus, Glenmore and Abernethy Forests together enjoy over 1 million visits a year – but they’re also home to capercaillie. The Cairngorms Capercaillie Project aims to secure a future for the species in the UK and Rothiemurchus and our Biodiversity Manager Peter Ferguson have been playing a key role in this project over the past… Read more »

Cairngorms Capercaillie Project

Forest to Fork – stalking experience

We recently launched “Forest to Fork” – an accessible stalking experience right here in Rothiemurchus to take you behind the scenes of many different parts of the estate. Led by our bio-diversity manager, Peter Ferguson, you’ll learn more about why and how wild deer numbers are kept in balance in a humane way. You’ll assist… 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 »