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Working Together

We work with partners, business, land-owners, and communities to develop long term plans for the Park, in order to ensure the Cairngorms National Park stays a special place for future generations to come

Cairngorms National Park Partnership Plan 2022 - 2027

This is the overarching management plan which sets out how all those with a responsibility for the Cairngorms National Park will coordinate their work to tackle the most important issues. It focuses on three long-term outcomes which are:

View the Park Partnership Plan

The Cairngorms National Park Authority

Our mission is to lead the way in delivering for the Cairngorms National Park by bringing people together toward a common purpose; enhancing the Park for everyone and inspiring new generations to be Park champions.

Helping the Park recover

We believe in engaging proactively with people who live and work in the Park

Protecting Biodiversity

Under the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004, all public bodies in Scotland are required to further the conservation of biodiversity when carrying out their responsibilities. Every three years, we report on the actions which we have taken to meet this biodiversity duty.
View the latest report (2018-2020 inclusive) here


Consultations help public sector organisations make informed decisions that impact on people’s lives.

The Cairngorms National Park Authority frequently consults local residents and other interested parties on how we can best manage the Park. We are also frequently asked to respond to consultations that are run by Scottish Government and other organisations.

We currently don’t have any consultations running at the moment but you can view past consultations and responses by the Cairngorms National Park Authority below.

Working Groups and Advisory Forums

A number of Working Groups and Forums take place across the Park. These groups have the specialist knowledge to advise us on aspects of the Park which feed into our strategy and policy development.