Cairngorms National Park

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Cairngorms National Park is a national park in Scotland. It spans the mountains between Highlands region and Aberdeenshire, plus smaller areas of Angus, Perth and Kinross, and Moray. The park takes its name from the Cairn Gorm or "Blue Mountain" and surrounding peaks and plateaux, but it also includes the Monadhliath & Grampian ranges to the east, the Angus Glens, and the upper valleys of the Spey, Dee and Tay.
The park has no entry fees or gates. Permits may be required for activities such as fishing, and there are various commercially-run activities such as skiing and pony-trekking. But most of what the park has to offer is free, not least the scenery.
Most accommodation, eating and similar facilities are in the small towns listed below, especially Aviemore. This page describes facilities that range across the park, or that aren't close to any settlement.



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