Strathspey Steam Railway – The steam trains can be seen and heard from the cottage or you can jump on board at Boat of Garten Station with trains to Aviemore or Broomhill.

CairnGorm Mountain Visit the ski school for a ski package with ski passes, equipment hire and ski lessons all available, or take a trip up the funicular railway, go walking or mountain biking.

Rothiemurchus – Offering a host of outdoor activities: archery, wildlife photography, pony trekking, quad bike hire, segway tours, clay shooting, river activities, ranger led activities, etc.

Whisky Distilleries – Tomatin and Dalwhinnie distilleries have visitor centres and provide tours.

Highland Wildlife Park – Visit the new baby polar bear and see a host of other animals from all over the world.

Landmark Forest Adventure Park in Carrbridge.  Wild water coaster, butterfly house, etc.

Cairngorm Reindeer Centre – There is a daily guided hill trip to see the UK’s only free-ranging reindeer herd from the Reindeer Centre at Glenmore.

Cairngorm Sleddog Centre – near Aviemore.  Offering a wide range of activities from kennel and museum tours, courses and sleddog trips and safaris.