Tag Archives: Cycling

Moray Walking & Outdoor Festival

From Friday 15 to Sunday 24 June 2018, whether it’s a gentle amble or an outdoor challenge there’s something for everyone in this year’s Moray Walking & Outdoor Festival.  Voted one of the top 10 walking festival in Britain by The Daily Telegraph the festival also offers a whole lot more!   From rowing to writing and surfing to cycling plus events that uncover the cultural, historical, archaeological, architectural, natural and landscape heritage of Moray.  All events are held close to Grantown-on-Spey and the Cairngorms National Park.

Five of the Best Family off Road Cycling routes in the Cairngorms

The Cairngorms is a great place for cycling with the family. Here are five of the best locations for off-road riding.  Plus just across the road from Ardconnel House are miles of forest tracks plus a skills area to practice on free of charge.

Mountain Biking

Mountain Playground: Cairngorms for Kids

Countryfile Magazine confirms the Cairngorms are  a fantastic, magical, year-round destination for kids!  With oodles of family-oriented activities  – from mountain biking to pony riding to kayaking and sailing, not to mention miles upon miles of hiking trails through unspoiled forest and mountain scenery it is simply an amazing Mountain Playground for kids of all ages.   Check out the Highland Wildlife Park which has recently celebrated births in the lynx, wildcat, wolves & wolverine enclosures or take a trip on the steam railway – always a great day out.

Spring in the Cairngorms

Spring has sprung and with the longer, warmer days there is so much to see and do.  EJ and Odin our resident Ospreys are back at Loch Garten,  Capercaillie and Black Grouse are up early out on the leks  and baby lambs are everywhere.  The distilleries have re-opened for the season and The Spirit of Speyside Festival takes place 1-5 May 2014 with a some evening events taking place in Grantown-on-Spey.  And there are lots of activities – the new Glenlivet Bike Trails are open, skiing is still underway at Cairngorm Mountain and the walking festivals get underway with the Aviemore Walking Festival from 11th May 2014.   Why not visit us in Grantown-on-Spey to explore the wonderful Cairngorms National Park?

Cycling Festival in the Cairngorms National Park

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

A new bike festival in the Cairngorms National Park is a free family day out and has something to offer everyone. A celebration of all things biking, the festival has a huge range of participation activities; a round of the Scottish Trials Bike Championships, a mountain bike race for all ages, a static road bike challenge, and the big airbag for practising your stunts! There are also lots of other fun family things to do, The Clan Stunt Display TEam, children’s inflatables, WATT bike cadence analysis, blend your own smoothie, retail stands, catering and much much more. So why not join in the fun on Sunday 4 August 9am -5pm.

Cairngorm Mountain are offering Ridge to River mountain bike tours and here in Grantown on Spey DC Bikes offer guided tours as well as Bike Hire and Servicing – for all things biking the Cairngorms National Park is the ideal biking destination in the most stunning setting!