1. North Scotland
  2. The Highlands
  3. Aviemore

About Cairngorm Mountain Resort

Cairngorm Mountain is a year-round outdoor visitor attraction. Experience a ride on Scotland's only mountain railway, enjoy an exhilarating slide in our tubing park, go mountain biking, take a guided walk, visit the mountain garden with the highest phone box in the UK or visit over winter when the resort turns into Scotland's leading snowsports destination.

Food & Drink
Visit the Cairngorm Cafe with panoramic views from the balcony down to Loch Morlich or cosy up inside in front of the log fire. Venture further up the mountain to the UK's highest restaurant and bar, The Ptarmigan at 1,097 metres above sea level. There's also a gin bar and a great choice of hot and cold dishes using locally sourced ingredients.

Pop in the shop for a great selection of outdoor clothing, souvenirs and locally produced products.

Open year-round except Christmas day!

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Experience Scotland's only mountain railway

Enjoy a breath-taking trip on Scotland’s only funicular railway to 1,097m above sea level. The 2km funicular railway runs a regular service taking customers to the top in around 5 – 8 minutes.

Visit the highest restaurant and bar in the UK

Access the Ptarmigan, the UK's highest restaurant and bar from the mountain railway. Experience the gin bar, a 270° immersive exhibition space, viewing terrace with panoramic views and gift shop.

Scotland's favourite snowsports destination

In winter Cairngorm Mountain is the most popular ski area is Scotland. With over 30km of pisted runs, 12 surface lifts and freestyle terrain we truly offer something for all.

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  • TOILETS iconToilets
  • FREE_WIFI iconFree Wifi
  • GIFT_SHOP iconGift Shop
  • ONSITE_PARKING iconOnsite Parking
  • ACCESSIBLE_TOILETS iconAccessible Toilets
  • BABY_CHANGING iconBaby Changing
  • FOOD_AVAILABLE iconFood Available
  • WHEELCHAIR_FRIENDLY iconWheelchair Friendly
  • DOG_FRIENDLY iconDog Friendly
  • PUSHCHAIR_FRIENDLY iconPushchair Friendly
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Opening Times

Regular Times
  • Monday, Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday, Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday, Open 24 hours
  • Thursday, Open 24 hours
  • Friday, Open 24 hours
  • Saturday, Open 24 hours
  • Sunday, Open 24 hours

Open 7 days from 9:30am - 4:30PM. Our opening hours vary seasonally so please check our website ahead of travelling. Closed on Christmas Day.

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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
  • Child (4-17) : £12.50

Mountain Railway

From £17.00 per adult, from £9.50 per junior and children 5 and under go for free.

Mountain Tubing
£12.50 per person (£5.00 for small slide only).

Mountain Biking

From £16.00 per adult and from £7.50 per child.

Guided Walks
From £20.00 per person.

Motorhome Site

Park overnight stay from £15.00 per motorhome.

Parking on the main site is £3.00 per day and free over the winter season.

Book in advance for cheapest tickets

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Plan Your Visit


Stopwatch IconTypical visit time 2 - 3 hours

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Yes, there is parking.

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Contact Details

Cairn Gorm Ski Area
The Highlands
PH22 1RB

Tel: 01479 861261

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Transport Information

A regular bus - the Aviemore Adventurer runs between Aviemore and our front door.

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Last Updated: 13:52 19/09/2023

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