Situated on the northern edge of The Cairngorms National Park, Grantown-on-Spey is the perfect summer walking base and winter skiing holiday resort, within easy reach of the Lecht Ski area and just 14 miles from Aviemore. The town offers an alternative outdoor activity base to Aviemore, perfect for exploring Strathspey and the Speyside Whisky Trail.

The 18 hole Grantown on Spey Golf Course offers a real challenge for keen golfers, and the town is a gateway to the 70 mile long Speyside Whisky Trail. Some of Scotland's most famous whisky distilleries surround Grantown on Spey including the great Dufftown Glenfiddich distillery and lesser know whisky gems like The Glenlivet.

Outdoor activities in The Cairngorms are wide-ranging and easily accessed from Grantown on Spey which boasts a choice of outdoor activity centres offering adrenalin pumping days out rock climbing, white water rafting, gorge walking and more.  The Speyside Way between Aviemore and Spey Bay on the coast runs just west of Grantown on Spey.

A bustling Cairngorms resort, Grantown on Spey contains a choice of cosy tearooms, cafes, restaurants, bars and inns. Independent shops spread around the central Square and High Street include a variety of gift shops, delis, all essentials and a good choice of bike hire and outdoor activity shops. Plentiful accommodation is available in this top activity and ski resort in the Cairngorms. Book places to stay in Grantown on Spey now.

Accommodation in Grantown on Spey

  • Grantown on Spey   (1.3 miles from the centre of Grantown on Spey)
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    Cairngorms B&B in Grantown on Spey with golf course adjacent. Ideal for whiskey and castle trails with double & family rooms, ample parking and outdoor seating. Aviemore 14 miles.
     
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  • Ballindalloch   (12.3 miles from the centre of Grantown on Spey)
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    £228
    Per 3 night break (seasonal) sleeps up to 8
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    Four cottages on the side of Ben Rinnes in rural Glenlivet, sleeping 2-4, 2-6 or 2-8. Stunning views to the mountains in the Cairngorms National Park. Pet friendly. Free Wi-Fi.
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  • Nethy Bridge   (4.9 miles from the centre of Grantown on Spey)
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    £455
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 8
     
    This superior stone cottage is superbly located in the village of Nethy Bridge, near Grantown-on-Spey, in the fabulous Cairngorm National Park and can sleep eight people in four...
     
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