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Rothiemurchus

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Rothiemurchus Centre, Aviemore PH22 1QH, Scotland
+44 1479 812345
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Avoid the pony trekking!

My partner and I decided to try out the pony trekking during our trip to Aviemore. We arrived at... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Alana B
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Good activities

We booked the Treezone & Highland pony ride and both activities were fantastic. My daughter was a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jen F
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Rothiemurchus welcomes you every day of the year to enjoy and help care for " truly the most beautiful place in my world. A place with so many activities available for old and young but also a place to find complete peace". Be inspired by the scenery of this much loved family run 'duchus', enjoy relaxing or adventurous outdoor activities, share our passion for delicious estate, local produce, craftwork and different gifts and stay on the edge of the ancient forest. Rothiemurchus has been owned, managed and treasured by the Grants of Rothiemurchus for nearly 500 years and is at the forefront of wildlife and cultural conservation, a living place where wildlife and people have thrived together for nearly four thousand years, now one of Scotland’s leading tourist attractions. We are at the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, just outside Aviemore, somewhere quite different and special and a much loved jewel of the Highlands of Scotland. Rothiemurchus welcomes you every day of the year. Be inspired by the scenery, enjoy relaxing or adventurous outdoor activities, share our passion for delicious estate produce and caravan or camp on the edge of the ancient forest. At the forefront of nature conservation and one of Scotland’s leading tourist attractions, Rothiemurchus Estate is a much loved community asset. We are at the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, just outside Aviemore, somewhere quite different and special – a jewel of the Highlands of Scotland.
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Rothiemurchus Centre, Aviemore PH22 1QH, Scotland
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"clay pigeon shooting"
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"quad biking"
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"feed the fish"
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"segway adventure"
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"land rover safari"
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"trout"
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"pony trek"
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"beautiful estate"
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"highland cows"
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"great fun"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My partner and I decided to try out the pony trekking during our trip to Aviemore. We arrived at Rothiemurchus at approx 36 past the hour as you have to be there 20 mins before the start time (The pony trekking is less than a...More

Thank Alana B
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Rothiescot, General Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We’re extremely sorry you had such a bad experience here. Our team make every effort to fit everyone in but they want all our customers to have a great time and have to think of other customers whose experience is shortened, especially at very busy...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the Treezone & Highland pony ride and both activities were fantastic. My daughter was a little nervous doing round Treezone so one of the staff climbed up & talked her through the rest of the course. The ponies were enjoyed very much. Prices...More

1  Thank Jen F
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Rothiescot, Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate you writing this review, thank you. It really good to hear that you enjoyed the activities so much, the Treezone staff get a huge amount of pleasure enabling nervous people to get enjoy the courses and hopefully your daughter had a great sense...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Quad Bike trek was so good we did it twice! Very helpful and friendly rangers to talk you through the use of these bikes, then an hour out in the forest trails having a blast! A bit muddy so take waterproofs if you can,...More

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Rothiescot, Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow - you did enjoy the quad trek, thank you very much for letting us know and writing this great review. You can buy coverups from the quads so you don't get muddy but better if you have your own. Quad staff are not official...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely , really tasty .lunch after looking round the farm shop . Very good food - I had the beef stew which was devine and is making my mouth water just thinking of it !! There are loads of walking / cycling...More

2  Thank baldylocks2352
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Rothiescot, General Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a wonderful review - thank you for taking the time to write it. You've hit the button - Rothiemurchus is good for the soul and we hope you felt better just being here. It has been loved for thousands of years; there is a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this breathtaking estate weather could of been better but we can’t moan. Enjoyed the cafe very good and reasonably priced.

1  Thank roberttelford
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Rothiescot, Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was kind of you to write this review - thank you. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit, Rothiemurchus is stunningly beautiful whatever the weather or time of year, hope to see you here again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have driven past the clay shooting at Rothiemurcus for many years, and always meant to give it a go. Finally booked up and I would highly recommend it. At first sight some may feel that it is a little costly, but I have to...More

1  Thank Steve S
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Rothiescot, General Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this amazing review. So glad you enjoyed the clay shooting - the instructors are brilliant and the 'natural layout' unique. Hope to see you there again soon and thank you.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wife and I looking for something to do one afternoon - we booked clay pigeon shooting which at £49 per person isn't cheap I suppose but we loved it. Just us two and one instructor - the very friendly & charming Paul (which reminded us...More

1  Thank Steve R
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Rothiescot, Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a great review- thank you. Our Instructors are all friendly, charming and excellent instructors which is especially important as 70% of our guests have never shot clays before. They make it very 'moorish' - hope you can return soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called again for a walk around this lovely area with our little dog, whenever we are close we have to visit here and this time the snow was a bonus, just enough for our little dog to roll in !

2  Thank Lakesholly
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Rothiescot, Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit - thank you for writing this review. Hope you can return soon

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We booked 1,5 Hours of clay Shooting and it was great fun. Simon was an excellent teacher and the shooting grounds are very nice as well. It was so mus fun. Thank you a lot.More

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Rothiescot, Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for this lovely review - the shoot team are excellent instructors and really care about enabling everyone to have a really good time. We want to give people it is an exceptional experience - we are very fortunate to be able to enjoy...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Visited the Rothiemurchus shop and coffee shop. Great choices of gifts,cards and food. ️️Lovely latte and hot chocolate in the coffee shop with fab choice of home baking! Soups and sandwiches looked lovely though didn't have food this visit. Well worth a wee look

1  Thank pdm27
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Rothiescot, Manager at Rothiemurchus, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

We're delighted you enjoyed you visit to Rothiemurchus Centre - thank you for your lovely review. Hope you can return soon.

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colmanek1
26 January 2018|
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Response from Rothiescot | Property representative |
Thank you for this helpful question. At the moment it depends on the weather - its been a long, challenging, unusual winter with almost unheard of constant snow,thaw, freeze, thaw which has prevented the planned November... More
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sanandstu
14 March 2017|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Really good. I took my 15 yo son who had never shot before and he loved it. I have done so previously and the guide catered for both if us so well. We signed up for the basic packets and got more than promised really - a... More
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singlewithboy15
13 December 2016|
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Best kept secret is that this area has some of the beautiful and accessible low level walking in U.K., much of it in the amazing ancient 'Caledonian' pine forest of Rothiemurchus, with a great network of paths easily reached... More
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