“Heated, well-designed eco pods in heart of the Cairngorms” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Aviemore is a well known outdoor enthusiasts’ hotspot, attracting tourists throughout the year for hillwalking and climbing in the Cairngorms, watersports at Loch Morlich and Loch Insch and skiing in the winter. Aviemore Glamping is a bit of a hidden secret, located in the landscaped grounds of the owner's home just a short walk from the town centre. The four wooden eco-pods are beautifully built and luxuriously equipped with quality fittings and excellent en suite shower rooms; ideal for couples who are looking for something unique at a sensible price. The eco-pods are available all year and are heated to insulate against the chilly Scottish climate. Guests have access to free WiFi and a communal lounge, and cooked breakfasts inside the house can also be arranged (subject to availability).
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Facilities – at a glance
- Ice pack facility
- Picnic Area
- Wifi available
- Open all year
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About the area
Apart from the Orkneys and the Shetlands, Highland is Scotland’s northernmost county. Probably its most famous feature is the mysterious and evocative Loch Ness, allegedly home to an ancient monster that has embedded itself in the world’s modern mythology, and the region’s tourist industry. Monster or no, Loch Ness is beautiful and it contains more water than all the lakes and reservoirs in England and Wales put together. The loch is 24 miles long, one mile wide and 750 feet deep, making it one of the largest bodies of fresh water in Europe.
At the very tip of the Highlands is John o’ Groats, said to be named after a Dutchman, Jan de Groot, who lived here in the early 16th century and operated a ferry service across the stormy Pentland Firth to Orkney. In fact, the real northernmost point of the British mainland is Dunnet Head, whose great cliffs rise imposingly above the Pentland Firth some two miles further north than John o’ Groats.
The Isle of Skye is the largest and best known of the Inner Hebrides. Its name is Norse, meaning ‘isle of clouds’, and the southwestern part of the island has some of the heaviest rainfall on the whole of the British coast. Despite this, it’s the most visited of all the islands of the Inner Hebrides. It’s dominated from every view by the high peaks of the Cuillins, which were only conquered towards the end of the 19th century.
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