Activities


Arden House is situated in the west end of Kingussie within easy walking distance of the town centre with its wide range of shops and facilities. There are many walks within the immediate area of the guest house and further a field there are mountains to climb. There is a scenic hillside golf course for the keen golfer at the back of the town and the river spey and local lochs offer many sporting and fishing activities. The area is suitable for both winter and summer holidays.


Nearby Points of Interest and Things to Do


Kincraig Wildlife Park

Discover the amazing variety of wildlife found in Scotland past and present as well as internationally endangered animals of mountain and tundra. Lookout for Mercedes the polar bear.


Ruthven Barracks

The ruins of Ruthven Barracks which now dominate Insh marshes were burnt down by the Jacobites after the battle of Culloden in 1746 .


Highland Folk Museum

The Highland Folk Museum brings to life the domestic and working conditions of early Highland people . This is an award winning visitor attraction that offers an insight into Highland life from the 17th century onwards.


The RSPB Insh Marshes Nature Reserve

A beautiful woodland walk , overlooking extensive marshes with a stunning mountain backdrop . The Insh Marshes are the most important flood plains mire in Britain and have a very distinctive flora plus important populations of breeding and woodland birds.


Strathspey Highland Ponies

Hacking and trekking in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park.


Kingussie Golf Club

A great 18 hole course with stunning views and a welcoming clubhouse at the end of what we hope is a great round.


Landmark Adventure

Regardless of age there is something for everyone at Landmark. Why not try the Tarzan Trail, the Wild Forest Maze, Skydive or take a peek in Ant City, a great fun filled day awaits.


Cairngorm Mountain

Winter sports, walking, eating, exploring, here you will find something for everyone, and for the slightly less energetic you can take the Funicular to the peak!.


Speyside Heather Centre

A lovely place, here you can admire some amazing plants, browse the gift shop and enjoy superb home cooked food, and don’t forget your Clootie Dumpling.


Mountain Biking

A short drive from Kingussie will bring you to the Laggan Wolftrax Mountain Bike park, set in the stunning location of the Cairngorm National Park. Experience your first bike ride or the thrills of the toughest terrain for the more experienced rider. Full service / hire facilities are available along with a cafe.


Loch Morlich Watersports

Set at the foot of the mountains, Loch Morlich offers somethign for everyone, widsurfing, kayaking and sailing, all can be found in the idyllic location.


Cairngorm Reindeer

The U.K.’S only herd of reindeer roaming free in their natural environment, take a trip and enjoy.













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