Day 5: Exploring Cairngorms National Park by Public Transit

Date: 2nd July 2016 Day 5 Destination: See some more of the Northwest part of the Cairngorms National Park including it's main city Aviemore & the town of Grantown-on-Spey Day 5 Travel Map Costs: £5.5 (Aviemore train) + £6 (return bus ticket Aviemore - Grantown) + £5 (Brewery tour) + £4 (breakfast/brunch) + £6 (tent) … Continue reading Day 5: Exploring Cairngorms National Park by Public Transit

Day 4: Finally entering Scotland (Cairngorms National Park)

Date: 1st July 2016 Day 4 Destination: Spey Bridge campsite, Newtonmore on the western edge of the Cairngorms National Park (was supposed to be Galloway Forest Park). My 1st Scotland destination of many. Day 4 Travel Map Costs: £179.70 (Spirit of Scotland 15 day pass) + £14.50 (WDM-GLC trail tix) + £13.16 (4x Boots meal deals) + … Continue reading Day 4: Finally entering Scotland (Cairngorms National Park)

Visiting Cairngorms National Park: Newtonmore & Aviemore

Best time to visit: Summer (the Scottish variety) Location: The Cairngorms National park is situated in northern Scotland, just south of Inverness. This post focuses on the west & northwest parts of the park, which are well connected by bus & rail, along the river Spey (the river that lends its name to Speyside whisky). … Continue reading Visiting Cairngorms National Park: Newtonmore & Aviemore