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Weddings in the Tipi at Rothiemurchus near Aviemore

Weddings at Rothiemurchus

New Wedding Partnership with Wide Sky Weddings Rothiemurchus is thrilled to announce its partnership with Wide Sky Weddings, wedding planner, to provide an exceptional experience to couples tying the knot at the Tipi. As an independent Destination Wedding Planner located in Nethy Bridge, Wide Sky Weddings will extend their Full Wedding Planning service to all… Read more »

Family Activities near Aviemore

Family Fun at Rothiemurchus this Summer!

Family Fun at Rothiemurchus this Summer We are thrilled to share just a few of the exciting things happening at Rothiemurchus near Aviemore this summer in this blog! While it’s impossible to cover everything here, you can find more detailed information on each of our activities on the Outdoor Activities pages of our website. The… Read more »

Rothiemurchus upgrades to path network

Paths to the Future

  Rothiemurchus’s core path network has always been well used and is absolutely integral to our conservation efforts. It’s important that the paths are kept in optimal condition so that we’re all able to minimise disturbance to the wildlife refuges around them. However they also need to provide safe and comfortable access routes for our… Read more »

Rothiemurchus Carbon Capture - Peatland Restoration

Capturing Carbon: harnessing the power of natural regeneration

Capturing Carbon: harnessing the power of natural regeneration In our continual effort to reduce carbon emissions across Rothiemurchus estate, we are using some innovative long-term approaches to capturing carbon. Woodland renewal and expansion We recently assigned 170 hectares (equivalent to 317 football pitches) for woodland creation, using natural methods to expand the ancient Caledonian Pine… Read more »

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 »