VISIT Cairngorms National Park:
Cairngorms National Park was established in 2002, and has a total area of 1,118,720 acres (1,748 square miles, or 4,529 square kilometers).
|Address||Grantown on Spey, Scotland, PH26 3HG|
|Phone||+44 1479 873535|
|Hours||Open 24 hours a day|
|Learn More||Official Website|
When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation
Cairngorms National Park is the 9th most visited park in the country.
We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Cairngorms National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Cairngorms National Park is.
Our data shows the best months to visit Cairngorms National Park are September, April, May & February.
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Cairngorms National Park Road Trips
Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Cairngorms National Park is visited.
|Trip Name||Trip Miles||Trip Days|
Other Nearby National Park Sites
From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Cairngorms National Park.
|Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park||112 km|
|Northumberland National Park||206 km|
|Lake District National Park||278 km|
|Yorkshire Dales National Park||329 km|
|North York Moors National Park||338 km|
When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Cairngorms National Park.
|Edinburgh Airport||EDI||Edinburgh,||123 km|
|Glasgow International Airport||GLA||Paisley, Renfrewshire,||142 km|
|Belfast International Airport||BFS||Belfast,||314 km|
|Manchester Airport||MAN||Manchester,||420 km|
|Birmingham International Airport||BHX||Birmingham,||524 km|
|London Luton Airport||LTN||London,||611 km|
|London Stansted Airport||STN||London,||624 km|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Cairngorms National Park.
|Inverness Airport||INV||Inverness,||62 km|
|Dundee Airport||DND||Dundee,||74 km|
|Aberdeen Dyce Airport||ABZ||Aberdeen,||84 km|
|Wick Airport||WIC||Wick,||158 km|
|Glasgow Prestwick Airport||PIK||Prestwick, South Ayrshire,||184 km|
|Stornoway Airport||SYY||Stornoway, Western Isles,||209 km|
|Tiree Airport||TRE||Balemartine,||211 km|
Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.