Less than one mile from Ravenscraig Guest House is the beautiful village of Aviemore. It is the perfect location for a cycling adventure, with many routes suitable for all abilities and ages. Whether you are after some road circuits to push your limits or mountain bike trails in the Cairngorms National Park, Aviemore has something for everyone.
The location is so popular for cycling in the Scottish highland that it is now home to its own bike festival, and many visitors head to the area specifically for the cycling.
No matter how far you want to go, or how much you want to push yourself, there is a cycling route for you in Aviemore. There are our top three cycling routes in the area;
Passing through the beautiful village of Nethy Bridge and all around Loch Garten, this route is ideal for beginner to intermediate cyclists. You will set off and return at Aviemore and explore some stunning areas on the way. The route covers 38km with an elevation gain of 337 metres.
This route is not for the faint-hearted and perfect for those cyclists that love a good challenge. You will head up the Cairngorm Mountain car park, which is located amongst the sixth highest mountain in the country. You will warm up on a flatter section from Aviemore before beginning to climb. Throughout the 33km route, you will pass by Loch Morlich and the woodlands in Glenmore.
A long-distance route for experienced and high stamina cyclists. This trail begins from the Loch Garten Loop and then heads into the Cairngorms for a climb. During the 106km route, you will head towards Tomintoul, the highest village in the Highlands.
After a long day peddling, you can rest your weary legs at our homely Ravenscraig Guest House, ready for your next day of adventure in these beautiful surroundings!