Often described as one of the most beautiful glens in Scotland, Glen Affric is the site of one of the largest remaining fragments of Caledonian Forest. It is a paradise of shimmering lochs, ancient woodland and dramatic mountains.
Glen Strathfarrar is a hidden gem that is clothed in ancient pine forest and mixed woodland, with glorious views of snow-capped mountains.
Beinn Eighe was Scotland's first National Nature Reserve. Jagged mountain peaks rise from ancient pine forests and golden eagles soar overhead.
Abernethy Reserve extends from lowland pine forests up to the windswept Cairngorm plateau. Is the site of the RSPB's world famous osprey-viewing site at Loch Garten and is also a great place to watch red squirrels and capercaillie.
Rothiemurchus is a forest estate set in the heart of the Cairngorms. With activities such as river kayaking, mountain biking and pony trekking, it is the ideal holiday destination for outdoor and adventure enthusiasts.
Glenmore is a magnificent landscape of ancient pine forests where capercaillie still roam, set in the heart of the Cairngorms National park and surrounding beautiful Loch Morlich.
As well as some excellent remnants of ancient Caledonian Forest, Mar Lodge Estate contains four of the five highest mountains in the UK.
Take the A9 south to Aviemore
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