We are open all year round for you to enjoy the Picturesque Highlands with lots to do nearby, come rain or shine (or even snow) The Chalet is Brand New 2014 large and very spacious , fully furnished with 2 bedrooms (sleeps 2-6)with an abundance of storage space.It also has a very nice outside area to relax. ALL GAS AND ELECTRICITY ARE INCLUDED IN RENTAL CHARGE. ALSO INCLUDED IS ALL YOUR BEDDING AND TOWELS. You will find the Chalet is fully equipped for all your day to day needs.If you should have young young ones a Travel Cot High Chair Baby Bath and Potty can be supplied. Plus Bed Rail(See Picture ).
WI-FI IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO CONNECT TO THE PARK WI-FI AND WANT INTERNET PLEASE ASK HELEN AND SHE WILL LOAN YOU HERS.
It is nestled close to the magnificent River Spey.Boat of Garten(or affectionately known as The Osprey Village ) is an area of outstanding beauty centrally located in the Highlands of Scotland and is a perfect place from which to explore the delights of the Highlands or simply relax and enjoy the serenity and tranquillity of the surroundings. Boat of Garten is set amongst the heather clad hills and native woodland of the Cairngorm National Park. The chalet is perfect for a Highland Break or as a base for fishing,golfing,skiing,walking,cycling or just wildlife watching. Boat of Garten has abundant wildlife,magnificent scenery,many sporting and leisure activities and a traditional and friendly Highland welcome awaits you. Play the local James Braid designed 18 hole golf course.This is a beautiful heathland golf course set alongside the River Spey. he called this "his prettiest" with fairways lined with birch and Rowan trees. This course is also known as " the Gleneagles of the North ". Unique bird watching opportunities are abound including the local Osprey Centre. there are tranquil woods and dramatic hillsides to walk,climb or ski. Cycle on excellent tracks and quiet roads. The very nearby Cairngorm Mountain is Britain's 6th highest mountain and an ancient glacial landscape.No matter what the weather, the mountain will inspire you. The Funicular Cairngorm mountain Railway is a safe and comfortable way for visitors of all ages and ability to enjoy a journey of 1097 metres above sea level to experience the impact of altitude. You can chose to walk up to the summit and then take the train down. Whichever way you choose to explore this mountain landscape it will reward you with its spectacular views,weather, flora and fauna. The Cairngorm Reindeer Centre is very close by . here you can visit Britains only herd of free ranging reindeer. Living in the Cairngorm Mountains, these friendly animals are delightful to all to see. Visits to the reindeer in the mountains leave throughout the year. Follow the herder as you make your way up to the mountain enclosure,walk amongst the reindeer,stroking and feeding them. Situated in the centre of the Cairngorm National Park, you will also enjoy the beautiful views of the Cairngorm Mountains and walk through forest and over moorland. Watersports may be a thing that you enjoy. If so the Cairngorm National Park has some of the cleanest rivers and lochs in Europe, and what a better way to enjoy them by messing around in them !!!! Fishing,sailing,windsurfing,paddle-sports,rafting swimming or the excitement of gorge walking are all within easy reach of the Boat of Garten Holiday Park. It boosts two dedicated watersport centres , Loch Insh and Loch Morlich. Each has its own individual character and features,but both are unsurpassed by the stunning beauty of their natural surroundings. Viewing wildlife from the water is a great experience. Tthe majestic rivers of Spey and the Dee flow through the National Park on their way to the sea and are two of the finest salmon and sea trout rivers in Scotland,if not the world. And also remember,its the water from these very special rivers and tributaries that goes into making some of the finest whisky in the world. Cycling in the Cairngorm National Park is quiet and peaceful. the roads are not busy and the National Cycle Network crosses almost the entire area and includes 64km of off road routes. Cycling and mountain biking in the Cairngorm national Park gives you every opportunity to enjoy your own experiences. Its not all easy pedalling as it has some of the best mountain bike trails in Scotland. Outside Activities in the Cairngorm National Park are in abundance including Aviemore,Angus Glens,Royal Deeside, Glenlivet,Atholl and Glenshee areas are famous for its challenging landscapes and even more challenging outdoor activities. But most people who visited are so enchanted by the surroundings that walking is a must at once during their stay. There are over 280km of footpaths across the area that pass through every type of walking route imaginable from moor and woodland,riverside to loch edge and even beautiful farmland. For those who wish to have a wee dram do not forget the Glenlivet Distillery Centre. Winner of Best Visitor Attraction at 2013. When staying in the Cairngorm National Park, a visit to Glenvilet is a must . The Glenlivet admission and tour is free and yes does include a dram from a range of the Glenlivets. Landmark Forest Adventure Park will give you an amazing day of Fun, Discovery Exploration and Adventure.Winner of Scotlands Perfect Family Day Out Award it hosts a full range of attractions for all ages. Set in the beautiful surroundings of an ancient Scots Pinewoodland. When hunger threatens ,enjoy a fabulous meal and fresh coffee or a locally sourced burger,home-made food or snacks. Great food and fantastic value so leave the picnic for another day and treat yourself. Castles and Historic within the Cairngorm National Park have had an important role to play in much of Scotlands History-from Royal Fueds to Bloody Battles . There are many sites which tell the stories dotted all around the Cairngorm National Park--at some you may to use your imagination a little more than others,but they all delve into the history of this area. Regards to eating within the Cairngorm National Park, you have an abundance of award winning restaurants catering for every taste. If it is fine dining,a quick snack or a lazy Sunday Lunch you will not be disappointed by the choice of restaurants. There are great places for your family to eat and relax. If you are looking for an afternoon tea,or cake and coffee after a day out on the hills check out the places to eat in and around the Cairngorm National Park. In Boat of Garten itself there are two award winning places. One of the immediately opposite the park entrance and another approx 5min walk away which is Boat Hotel Osprey Bistro and Bar. On the shores of Loch Insh there is the Boathouse Restaurant voted as one of the top 100 top views from any restaurant in Europe. It has a 100 seater log cabin and glass fronted balcony containing extra seating and enjoys amazing sunsets most evenings. As you will see from reading this Boat of Garten is the ideal base for touring the beautiful Highlands of Scotland. The City of Inverness is is only 35 mins away. Aviemore is just 4 miles away. The surrounding area area is perfect for picnics . You can see the Ospreys and Deer, visit the Highland Wildlife Park, Landmark Activities Centre, or just have fun on the beaches of Loch Insh and Morlich. Skiing and snowspor4ts are available nearby and last but not least the splendour of The Cairngorm Mountains.