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Camping in the Forest Campsite

Glenmore Camping in the Forest

Scotland, Highlands and Islands, Highland, Aviemore

Tel:
+44 1479 861271
Open:
All year

Alan Rogers Review

This site is attractively laid out in a fairly informal style in several adjoining areas connected by narrow, part gravel, part tarmac roads, with access to the lochside. One of these areas, the Pinewood Area, is very popular and has 28 hardstandings (some distance from the toilet block). Of the 206 marked pitches on fairly level, firm grass, 78 have 16A electricity. This site, with something for everyone, would be great for family holidays. The Glenmore Forest Park lies close to the sandy shore of Loch Morlich amidst conifer woods and surrounded on three sides by the impressive Cairngorm mountains. There is regular snowfall in the winter months. Large motorhomes are accepted but check availability with site in advance.


The park is conveniently situated for a range of activities, including skiing (extensive lift system), orienteering, hill and mountain walking (way-marked walks), fishing and non-motorised watersports on the Loch. There is canoeing and kayaking on Loch Morlich and, of course, many mountains provide a challenge across all seasons. Come wintertime, take to the slopes on skis or a snowboard and experience some of the UK's finest runs. Other attractions near the site include the Strathspey Steam Railway, Cairngorm Mountain Railway and the Cairngorm Mountain Centre. Visitors should be prepared for cold conditions and be aware that part of the site closes during winter so availability may be more limited.

Facilities

Heated toilet and shower blocks provide showers, washbasins & wc's. Facilities for disabled visitors. Dish washing area. Laundry. Parent & baby room. Motorhome service point. Adjacent café serving a variety of meals and snacks. Forestry Commission visitor centre. Barbecues are not permitted in dry weather. Bicycle hire. Fishing. Sandy beach (Blue Flag). Pets welcome. No dog walk. No children's play area. Bus stop & shop 250 yards. Caravan and motorhome storage.

  • All Year
  • American Motor Homes
  • Bar Nearby
  • Bicycle Hire on Site
  • Fishing on Site
  • Lake/River Beach Onsite
  • Lake/River Swim
  • Nature
  • Outdoor
  • Pets allowed
  • Riding Nearby
  • Sailing Nearby
  • Skiing Nearby
  • Twin Axle Caravans Accepted

Location

If travelling in winter, prepare for snow. From the South: from the A9 take the turn off for Aviemore. At the first roundabout follow signs for Glenmore Village. Glenmore site will be on the right hand side. From the North: take the A9 turn off for Aviemore. Drive right through Aviemore. At the roundabout follow signs for Glenmore Village. Glenmore site will be on the right hand side. Unfortunately sat nav does not recognise the post code for Glenmore or it will lead you the wrong way. If you wish to use sat nav, please enter ‘Aviemore’ as your destination and then follow the instructions above.

Link to campsite location map on google
Location Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (DD)
Latitude Longitude
57.167378 -3.694239
Degrees, Minutes & Seconds (DMS)
Latitude Longitude
N57 10 2 W3 41 39

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