Tour Scotland Photograph Sign For Cairngorms National Park

Tour Scotland photograph of the sign for Cairngorms National Park in Glenshee, Perthshire in the Highlands of Scotland. Cairngorms National Park was officially established as a park in 2003. At 1,467 square miles, it is Britain’s largest National Park and located within the heart of the Scottish Highlands. The park has a large upland plateau, and is categorised as a “ protected landscape ” which allows for limited development within its borders. The park is home to reindeer, ospreys, eagles, wildcats, red squirrels, and boasts an extensive array of activities that range from hiking, skiing, and traditional villages. The Cairngorms National Park is truly a thrilling land of adventure and discovery, and it also boasts natural wonders containing, mountains and gorges, forests and rivers, and within the park you will wonder in the delight of ancient highland communities and whisky distilleries.

Tour Scotland wee video of photographs of a small group walking tour to the Cairngorms in the Highlands of Scotland. The Cairngorms are a mountain range in the eastern Highlands of Scotland closely associated with the mountain of the same name, Cairn Gorm. The Cairngorms feature the highest, coldest and snowiest plateaux in the British Isles and are home to five of the six highest mountains in Scotland including; Ben Macdhui, Braeriach, Cairn Toul, Sgor an Lochain Uaine, Cairn Gorm. These mountains are all Munros, and there are a further 13 mountains with this categorisation across the area, of which another five are among the twenty highest peaks in the country.

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