Winter holidays in the Cairngorms
Snow fun at Muckrach Country House Hotel

Winter holidays in the Cairngorms

Winter holidays in the Cairngorms are fun and refreshing! We spent Hogmanay in the Highlands this year and it was wonderful. We arrived to light snow on the lower ground and great powder in the mountains, with fresh mountain air to blow the Christmas cobwebs away.

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Boutique Hotel in the Cairngorms National Park
Welcome to Muckrach Country House Hotel

Boutique Hotel in the Cairngorms National Park

A boutique hotel in the Cairngorms National Park will be open by April 2015. Muckrach Country House hotel will open with a warm Highland welcome as a special offering of a boutique hotel in the Cairngorms National Park.

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Shooting on a Scottish estate
Enjoying malt whisky with a splash of water from the river flowing by

Shooting on a Scottish estate

As an amateur photographer the opportunity to go 'shooting' on a Scottish estate is grabbed with enthusiasm. On my second outing with two amazing people, we learnt more about the landscape, the wildlife and the history combined with photography, advice and fun.

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Scottish Highland Holidays in the Summer
Children having fun at Muckrach Country House hotel

Scottish Highland Holidays in the Summer

Summer holidays in the Scottish highlands have been filled with fun in the sun, Scottish tradition, water sports, scottish castles, scottish estates and breath-taking views of lochs and mountains. I would recommend a holiday in the highlands to everyone, there is something for everyone; families, couples, site-seers, walkers, golfers, fishing parties, thrill seekers and groups of friends.

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Local attractions
Highland games

Local attractions

The Cairngorms National Park is brimming with local attractions. There is so much to see and do in the Speyside area of the Scottish Highlands, that we didn't know where to start! The whisky trail takes you through miles of beautiful scenery, into distilleries full of interest and inspiration and the outdoor pursuits take you on a journey filled with adrenalin and fun.

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