When it comes to the UKs National Parks, the Cairngorms is the place for holiday cottage self-catering. The Cairngorms Park was founded in September 2003. At 4.2 people per square km, the population density is very low. Key villages of population are Blair Atholl which joined the park in 2010, Aviemore, Ballater, Braemar, Grantown-on-Spey, Kingussie, Newtonmore, and Tomintoul.
Cairngorms Park and Aviemore self-catering is superb value for money as you can choose from properties close to open highland countryside where the kids can play freely, or stay on a Glenlivet Self-catering working farm where they can enjoy the animals, feed Highland cows and collect their very own eggs, all of which doesn't have to cost a penny! The appeal of Cairngorms self-catering holidays is growing with Aviemore outdoor activities, Glenlivet outdoor activities and Royal Deeside outdoor activities on the door step. Here in the Cairngorms National Park, it's the most popular Cairngorms holiday accommodation type. Self-catering in the Cairngorms Park, you can choose from a wee Aviemore Self-catering Cottage such as, Ash Cottage at Crubenbeg just south of Aviemore, to a large estates in Royal Deeside or Highland Perthshire Self-catering Castle or Lodge, such as Bruar Lodge in Blair Atholl, and anything in-between.
Cairngorms self-catering accommodation does not have anyone looking after your needs or desires, nor are there any meals provided. You are given a place to stay for a certain period of time to utilise and spend a holiday in. Aviemore self-catering, Glenlivet self-catering and Royal Deeside self-catering holidays are becoming increasingly popular with their cost effective and flexible schedule advantages. They are considerably cheaper than staying in a Cairngorms Hotel, you get to look around and experience the local produce to take back and prepare a delicious home cooked meal within your cairngorms accommodation. This arrangement is ideal for families with children who are comfortable with a home-like environment. You have the flexible control over your schedule of when you would like to eat, what you would like to eat, when you would like to rest or sleep and how long you would like to spend time outside experiencing the local life and attractions. There are a variety of unique holiday cottages and interesting cairngorms accommodation on Cairngorms-Park to plan your self-catering Scottish family holiday.
No longer is a self catering holiday spent within a dingy flat. Cairngorm self-catering cottages can be found for 2 persons right up to 25+ and from the basic small Cairngorms cottage to luxury highland Royal Deeside Self-catering castles complete with flat screen TVs, wood burners and luxury interiors with all the modern conveniences of washing machines, dryers and dish washers. Cairngorms self-catering holidays benefit the environment too. The carbon footprint of a Cairngorms self-catering holiday is significantly less than a hotel based holiday. Many factors contribute to this, the amount of lights, sheets and towels washed and spa and swimming pool facilities. Some Aveimore self-catering property owners and developers are creating a more eco friendly properties, for example, installing solar panels, wind turbines and worming and composting facilities. Many of our Cairngorms accommodation holiday properties have signed up to the Green Business Tourism Scheme; look out for the symbols detailed bronze, silver or gold eco ratings.
More modern Cairngorms self-catering holiday homes are available as well. Some of these lie in the centre of villages, Such as Aviemore, Grantown-on-Spey or Ballater and offer easy access to shops and restaurants. These Cairngorms holiday cottages also are self contained so an individual feels instantly at home when they arrive. There is no worry about finding something to do when one stays in these self-catering holiday cottages as they are usually equipped with maps and activity guides for the local village and surrounding Cairngorms National Park.
So it is the perfect time to check out some of our recommendations for Cairngorms self-catering cottages for a holiday the whole family can enjoy...start your search now.