Things to do: events in the Cairngorms National Park
There are many events on offer throughout the year within the Cairngorms National Park. Here are a few that have caught our eye for the forthcoming months...
|9- 10 March||Ski Competition||
Scottish Children's Champs and Bairns Bucket
|March-April||Phillipa Mitchel Exhibition||Chapel House Art Gallery will be showing Phillipa's work, and the gallery will continue to show work by other gallery artists including David Fallows, Ann Vastano, Douglas Spalding, and a range of local crafts including glass, tweed, wood and jewellery.|
|3 April||Highland Folk Museum||The museum reopens for the summer season! The Highland Folk Museum gives visitors a flavour of how Highland people lived and worked from the 1700s up until the 1950s!|
|11 April||Inverness Whisky & Gin Festival||The organisers promise that the Big Day OUT will be an adventure from start to finnish, with live music and a pop up restaurant.|
|2 May||Distillery Production 'Hands On'||A unique behind the scenes experience of distilling at Speyside Distillery, Kingussie. Part of the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival.|
|2 May||Tormore Distillery Manager's Tour||Manager's tour followed by a dram of Tormore Single Cask whisky, Grantwon-on Spey.|
|10-12 May||Cairngorm Nature BIG Weekend||The Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend is a celebration of the fantastic natural heritage of the Cairngorms National Park.
With over 60 activities taking place across the National Park there is something for everyone, from families to the more seasoned nature lover
|11 May||Golden Eagle Treasure Hunt||Enter the magical world of these magnificent soaring birds of prey on this self guided trail in the forests of Glenmore. Drop into the Glenmore Visitor Centre & pick up your treasure trail pack, then following the yellow trail, discover the amazing life of a Golden Eagle. With many fun activities and challenges to do along the way.
Trail takes approximately 1 hr. in total and is suitable for motorised buggies and pushchairs.
|26 May||Laggan 10k||An “out and back” course from Laggan Hall with spectacular scenery along the road leading to the beautiful Corrieyairack Pass, as featured in the hit BBC drama “Monarch of the Glen”.|
|20-22 September||The Aviemore Big Mix Festival||A three day festival showcasing the region's finest food and drink, venues and arts & crafts.|