Cairngorms National Park

Uath Lochans from Farleitter Crag, Kingussie

Cairngorms Landscapes

From wind-blasted mountain top to village square, from deep forests to sparkling lochs. Are you enthusiastic about our Cairngorms Landscapes and want to learn more?

Find Out More About The Special Landscape Qualities

Our Landscape Areas section provides more information on the landscape of different parts of the National Park, be it mountains, straths or settlements.

We have a rich palette of geology, landform, vegetation and land use in the Park. Individually and collectively these characteristics combine to give the National Park its outstanding scenery and special places. Find out more