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Cairngorms National Park

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The Cairngorms benefits from a wide range of environmental and economic strengths, the combination of which makes the region a unique place in which to live, work and invest.

Grantown High Street
Grantown High Street

The area has a unique rural economy which is reliant on a few successful industries such as tourism, agriculture and forestry and 87% of businesses employ 10 people or less. In order to grow and thrive in the future the business community and public partners are working towards strengthening our economy through supporting and diversifying business, and helping people develop and train towards employment.

Cairngorms Business Partnership

The Cairngorms Business Partnership (CBP) is there for your business. CBP are a Chamber of Commerce and a Destination Marketing Organisation, providing the support your business needs to thrive in the Cairngorms National Park.

The Cairngorms Business Partnership is a not for profit private sector led organisation that operates in the Cairngorms National Park. The Cairngorms National Park Authority supports the work of the CBP and encourages all businesses in the area to get involved. CBP has a range of member benefits for businesses and delivers three key areas of work:

  • Promotion, PR and Marketing of the Cairngorms National Park as a destination
  • Development of businesses and the wider destination
  • Advocacy representing local business interests and providing a voice for them
  • Management of the Cairngorms Economic Forum and monitoring of the delivery of the Cairngorms Economic Strategy

The CBP operate the official visitor website for the Cairngorms National Park at
All member businesses get a listing on the site and the visitcairngorms smart phone Apps.
For more information about the CBP, contact [email protected] or call 01479 810200

Economic Strategy for the Cairngorms National Park

The Cairngorms Economic Forum, led by the Cairngorms Business Partnership, was established in March 2013 to oversee the development and implementation of the Cairngorms Economic Strategy.

The purpose of the Strategy is to identify the priorities that are specifically relevant to this predominantly rural area and to ensure that partners are working together to address them.