Park Authority Services
We provide a number of services to support businesses, land owners and local communities within and around the National Park
Planning in the Park
The Cairngorms National Park Authority works alongside the Park’s five local authorities to review all planning applications.
Find out how the planning process works
All applications are submitted to the relevant local authority. If an application is of significance to the Park, it will be ‘called-in’ by the Park Authority.
View all latest call-ins
Dee meeting room, CNPA HQ, Grantown on Spey
Staffing and Recruitment
Don meeting room, CNPA HQ, Grantown on Spey
View all meetings
Spey & Dee meeting rooms, CNPA HQ, Grantown on Spey
We are involved in funding schemes designed to help initiatives or projects which support the aims of the Park.
Our Travel Grant Scheme aims to help schools, voluntary and community groups making educational visits to the Cairngorms National Park.
Training & support
We provide training and support is available for people who live and work in the Park. This is designed to help:
We also provide support to businesses and individuals who are considering relocating to the Cairngorms, and for those looking to redevelop in the area, view our Landscape Toolkit.
Advice & guidelines
Advice & Guidelines are available on many subject areas including:
We are always on-hand to answer any questions you might have.