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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 »

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 »

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 »

Harvest on Rothiemurchus

Rothiemurchus Farm Through the Seasons

Rothiemurchus Farm Through the Seasons   In farming, weather is crucial and often dictates day-to-day decisions. Winter 20/21 saw truly exceptional weather and snowfall week after week, with temperatures hitting an incredible low of -18 at farm level. Snow fell into early May which meant that spring barley was later sown. Thankfully the farm team… Read more »