Auld Alliance

Activities in the area

There is a wealth of activities and events in all seasons in Kingussie and the Cairngorms National Park.

While you are staying at Auld Alliance do not hesitate to ask us for information on local walks and other activities in the area.

We can also organise tours and private events for you during your stay.

Below you will find a short list of some of the activities and activity providers in the Cairngorm National Park.
To find out more about events and things to do in Kingussie ask us or visit the Kingussie Website


Art Gallery: The Iona Gallery, The Chapel Gallery, Eleven 41 Gallery,Kingussie
Cinema: Aviemore
Sports/Gym: The Badenoch Centre, Kingussie (there’s also a library there)
Swimming/Steam/Sauna/Spa: The MacDonald Centre


Bird-Watching: Insh Marshes, Loch Garten
Steam Train rides: Strathspey Steam Railway, Boat of Garten
Theme Park: Landmark
Bowling: Kingussie Bowling Green (next to The Post House)
Golf: Kingussie, Newtonmore, Grantown-on-Spey
Tennis: Kingussie Tennis Club
Gliding: Glen Feshie


Fishing: Badenoch and Strathspey fishing information
Canoeing/Kayaking: Loch Insh, Loch Morlich, Spiritofthespey
Rafting & Inflatables: Ace Adventures
Sailing: Loch Insh, Loch Morlich
Gorge Walking and Canyoning: Aviemore
Loch Ness: Jacobite Cruises


Cycling/Mountain Biking: Places to hire places to cycle
Quad Biking: Highland Venture
Pony Trekking:Newtonmore Riding Centre, Alvie Stables


Hill Walking: Badenoch Cairngorms
Climbing: Cairngorms Routes, Climbing Wall
Mountaineering: Highland Guides
Skiing/Snowboarding: Cairngorms/The Lecht/Glenshee
Ice Climbing: Scotclimb