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The Highlander Hotel is a great base from which to explore the surrounding area including:


Highland Folk Museum 0.1 Mile

Step back in time and experience life in the Highlands from 1700s to the 1950s. There is over 35 historical buildings onsite for you to explore and discover how people in the Highlands lived, worked, went to school, enjoyed their leisure time.

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Highland Folk Museum


Highland Wildlife Park 6 Miles

Set in the stunning Cairngorms National Park, the park is open seven days a week and offers breathtaking views. You will have the chance to see a range of native animals like the Scottish wildcat, as well as species from around the world including snow leopards, Amur tigers, Japanese macaques and Scotland’s only polar bears.

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Visitor Information | Highland Wildlife Park

Situated high in the Grampian mountains, Dalwhinnie Distillery.

Dalwhinnie Distillery 10 Miles

Dalwhinnie Distillery is home to a famous Highland Single Malt Whisky renowned for its gentle flavours accentuated with notes of heather honey, citrus, vanilla and sweet malt.

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Dalwhinnie Distillery Visitor Centre & Whisky Shop

Cairngorm Ski Resort

Cairngorm Mountain 22 Miles


Loch Insh Watersports 8 Miles

Loch Insh sits in the foothills of the Cairngorm Mountains, at the lower end of Glen Feshie.

Here, the River Spey widens to form Loch Insh, creating the perfect setting for you to learn some or all of our wide range of sports in safety.

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Loch Insh Outdoor Centre


Wolftrax Mountain Biking Centre 12 Miles

Mountain bikers will be in their element at Laggan Wolftrax, a 35km single track that’s well maintained and available all year round.

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Laggan Wolftrax – Forestry and Land Scotland

Landmark Forest Theme Park 20 Miles

Male golfer swings from tee box

Newtonmore Golf Course 0.5 Mile

For Golfers, there are three golf courses within a 15 mile radius of the Highlander, the closest being Newtonmore which is just a few minutes from the hotel.  The course follows the natural contours of the River Spey and floodplain and is mostly easy walking parkland and is very popular with left-handers.

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