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Boat Of Garten


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Tel code: 01479 | code search
Postcode: PH24 | code search
Population: 200
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Boat of Garten is a scenic village in the Highlands of Scotland situated in the Cairngorms National Park, high on the west bank of the River Spey between Grantown-on-Spey and Aviemore. Boat of Garten was previously known from c1600 as Gart but renamed in 1863 to the same name as the ferry and the newly built railway station. The railway closed in 1965 however; the scenic Strathspey Railway line, complete with authentic steam train was re-opened close to the centre of the village in 1978 linking Boat of Garten to Aviemore. Boat of Garten is a popular tourist resort attracting visitors preferring a more tranquil resort to nearby Aviemore. There are hotels, holiday accommodation and a camp and caravan site, two general stores and a post office. Boat of Garten is known as ‘The Osprey Village’ with the Abernethy Forest RSPB Reserve beside Loch Garten, the Observation Centre is open daily for bird-watching. The Golf and Tennis Club was established in 1898 on the riverside, with an 18-hole golf-course. There are facilities to fish in the Spey, cycle-tracks, forest trails and various hillsides to walk, climb or Ski. The last stretch of the Speyside Way, a long distance footpath, leads through Boat of Garten finishing at Aviemore.


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Boat Hotel (The) (0.40 miles)

Boat Hotel (The)
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A quite glorious discerning guest experience, built and nurtured on a wonderful fusion of classical, traditional Scottish highland hotel style, delicately and tastefully contemporised - with delicious, uncomplicated award winning 2 ... More
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Fairwinds Hotel (2.82 miles)

Fairwinds Hotel
Fairwinds Hotel and Chalets are situated in Carrbridge in the heart of Cairngorm National Park. Guests enjoy the choice of accommodation in our 3 star (Scottish Tourist Board) hotel or in our superbly appointed purpose-built ... More | visit website
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Tigh na Sgiath Country House Hotel (2.82 miles)

Tigh na Sgiath Country House Hotel

Located in Cairngorm National Park,nr Aviemore - romantic, rural, elegant victorian country house hotel in own grounds, fine dining, extensive malt whisky collection, log fires, extensive wood panelling, nr several golf courses on speyside, also ... More | visit website

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Carrmoor Guest House (2.83 miles)

Carrmoor Guest House
Family run licensed Guest House & Restaurant set in beautiful Highland Village. All rooms en-suite, tea & coffee making facilities, hair-dryers in all rooms. Excellent base for golf, fishing, sailing, ski-ing & birdwatching, RSPB within easy reach. We ... More | visit website
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Cairn Hotel (3.00 miles)

Cairn Hotel
The Cairn Hotel offers single, twin, double and family accommodation for tourists and business visitors alike. Our seven rooms, all non-smoking - most of which are en suite - have tea / coffee, television, telephone ... More | visit website
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Dalrachney Lodge Hotel & Restaurant (3.10 miles)

Dalrachney Lodge Hotel & Restaurant

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Formerly a sporting lodge used by members of the Royal Family, this country house hotel and restaurant is ideally situated in the heart of the picturesque Scottish Highlands. Dalrachney Lodge Hotel and ... More

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An Sealgair (3.29 miles)

An Sealgair
An Sealgair is a family run bed and breakfast offering a warm welcome to all visiting the idyllic village of Carrbridge located within the spectacular Cairngorm National Park. Carrbridge is easily accessible by either road or ... More | visit website
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Pines Country House (3.30 miles)

Pines Country House

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The local village of Carrbridge also has a great History; with many stories to tell; and it's local attractions include an old bridge (photo) built in 1717; The Landmark Center and ... More

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Carn Mhor Bed and Breakfast (3.77 miles)

Carn Mhor Bed and Breakfast
Carn Mhor is a family run bed and breakfast situated in a quiet location on the north edge of Aviemore. We cater for families, couples and small groups. Children are welcome and we can provide ... More | visit website
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The Steading Apartment (3.98 miles)

The Steading Apartment
This luxury apartment, sleeping up to 6 guests, has been finished to an extremely high standard and has been decorated to an equally high standard. Situated in Aviemore in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park ... More | visit website

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