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Cairngorms National Park


Cycle Route Cards

Explore these scenic routes through the Cairngorms National Park on two wheels with all the family.

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Boat of Garten - Loch Garten Cycle Route Card Boat of Garten – Loch Garten 

A gentle cycle ride through Boat of Garten, over the River Spey and onto RSPB Abernethy National Nature Reserve to the Osprey Centre.

Distance: 7 miles/ 11km (there and back)

Terrain: Flat cycle on roads, track and paths.

Carrbridge - Sluggan Bridge Cycle Route Card

Carrbridge – Sluggan Bridge 

Following National Cycle Network route 7 takes you from the village of Carrbridge to the historic Sluggan Bridge built to help Redcoats cross the river.

Distance: 5.5 miles/ 9km (there and back)

Terrain: Minor public roads, estate tracks with steep gradients.


Deeside Way Cycle Route Card

Deeside Way  

With fine views of the River Dee and surrounding hills, discover the Farquharson Monument and Old Tullich Kirk.

Distance: 7.5 miles/ 11.5km (there and back)

Terrain: Flat cycle on an old railway line, one road crossing and a short rough muddy section near the Cambus o’May Bridge.

Anagach Woods Red Trail Cycle Route Card

Grantown on Spey: Anagach Woods Red Trail  

Explore the heart of Anagach Woods one of the finest examples of Caledonian Pine forest.

Distance: 5.5 miles/ 8.8km (there and back)

Terrain: Mostly paths and tracks with a few minor gradients.


Kingussie - Newtonmore Cycle Route Card

Kingussie – Newtonmore   

Following route 7 this gentle bike ride is a great way to arrive at the Highland Folk Museum and explore the Highland’s rich cultural heritage. 

Distance: 4.5 miles/ 7km (there and back)

Terrain: Flat cycle route on roads and tarmacked cycle path.


Queens View - Tomintoul Cycle Route Card

Queens View – Tomintoul    

A pleasant circuit taking in Queen Victoria’s viewpoint before dropping down to the River Avon and back via Delnabo.  

Distance: 4.5 miles/ 7km

Terrain: Minor public roads, estate tracks with steep gradients.

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