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Autumn Quad Bike Trekking in The Cairngorms

November 2012

On Top of the World

The Cairngorms National Park has been listed by the National Geographic magazine as one of the top 50 of the World’s Last Great Places. It is described as being a “destination of a lifetime”.

With its unique blend of stunning landscapes, wild life and breathtaking scenery, there is no doubt it is an area of exceptional natural beauty.

We are very fortunate to live, work and, of course, play in such a wonderful part of the world and it is a pleasure to share it with our visitors, some who may be visiting for the first time and others who return to our special corner of the Highlands of Scotland time and time again.

With a host of visitor attractions and outdoor activities, the national park  is an all year round playground marked by the changing of contrasting seasons.

While each month brings a change of  scene, autumn brings with it a time of preparation for the winter days ahead.

We are lucky that once again this year we have been  relatively fortunate with the weather.

Crisp frosty mornings and glorious autumn sunshine glinting across the mountain tops blanketed with a sprinkling of early winter snow.

It is a truly wonderful time of year for quad bike trekking.

Every day we are joined by our friends the red squirrels (usually stealing the bird nuts!) and see signs of wild roe deer or maybe even a red deer stag which are absolutely thrilling to spot whatever the time of the year.

Buzzards swoop and glide overhead while there is the chance to experience special moments as the sky fills with the nosiest of honking, wing flapping geese creating a magnificent fly past as they head southwards for warmer winter climes.

As well as providing the opportunity to see a myriad of wildlife, our guided quad bike tours pass by some of our favourite resident neighbours. Who could resist the opportunity to take a photo of a real life, long horned Highland coo or maybe a close up snap of the famous Rothiemurchus farmed deer.

Our quad treks wind their way along the various tracks and trails through the ancient Caledonian pine forest, the silver birch woodlands and out on to the heather covered moorland with spectacular views of the surrounding mountain scenery.

The whole area is steeped in the history and culture of the Scottish Highlands and we view it as part of our job to share some of our passion for this most beautiful area of Scotland.

So take time out to come and join us. Our aim is to create an inspiring outdoor adventure with spectacular views, plenty of photo opportunities and lots of fun and exhilarating excitement along the way.

Slainte Mhath

Our quad bike tours are based at the Rothiemurchus Centre on the Cairngorm Ski Road, Aviemore

To book:

Rothiemurchus Estate – 01479 812345