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The tour ideas below give you some idea of the great versatility our fantastic touring base. All these can be done leisurely and comfortably in a day and we are on hand to help you plan.

Inverness and Loch Ness
Skye and Lochalsh
Royal Deeside
Monarch Country
Fort William and Ben Nevis
Nairn, Cawdor and Elgin
Castle trail
Whisky trail
Spend a day touring Scotland on one of our weekend leisure breaks.

We have tried to build our site to make it as user friendly as possible. We'd love to hear your views and thoughts on it as you are the users and your feedback is hugely appreciated. We have listened to our customers over the years and the result you see here is very much a 'compendium' of these views. So should there be anything we haven't covered do please contact us.

We have also put together a little compendioum of useful travel links, click on the link below to access these

Useful travel links


There is so much to see, do and enjoy, in Cairngorms national Park -, even in the unlikely event of inclement weather !

For summaries of immediate weather forecasts and prospects for Carrbrudge, Aviemore and the Cairngorms,  and outlooks for a further four to five days. ..visit www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2656752

And forf a good 'rain check' - visit www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/.../aviemore_forecast_weather.

For the latest skiing conditions and weather forecasts for the Cairngorms, look at ski.visitscotland.com/conditions/cairngorm

Our car hire partners can arrange car hire for you –everything from compact saloons to 4 x 4 and luxury vehicles, at highly competitive rates, brokered personally for you. Available from all the major Scottish cities and airports, including Inverness, Aberdeen and Perth - the nearest branch to the hotel for pick up and drop off.

Firstly go on to www.scotland-carhire.co.uk  and fill in the online enquiry form there.

Or why not hire a classic car for the touring holiday or break of your dreams. We can help arrange the tour of your choice in the car of your dreams. Self drive tours whether in a classic car, luxury vehicle or 4x4.

www.caledonianclassics.co.uk      Classic car hire in Scotland

www.motorbikescotland.co.uk      Classic motor bike and cycle hire in Scotland

www.granturismo.demon.co.uk     Tour Scotland in a self drive hired classic car

Extra Information

  • Safe & Secure Payment
  • Free Parking
  • Parking Facilities
  • Bar
  • Golf Course Nearby
  • Laundry
  • Ironing Service
  • Internet Services
  • Wifi
  • Vegetarian
  • Walking Holidays
  • Country Retreat

General Policy

A non refundable deposit of the cost of the 1st night may be taken by the hotel on booking.

Fairwinds is non smoking.

Children are welcome by prior arrangement.

We cannnot put extra beds in our Standard Double & Cosy Double rooms. Extra bed chargeable at 50% room rate (13yrs -) 25% room rate (2-12yrs) 0% (up to 2yrs)

Free off road parking.

We only accept pets in one room (Strathspey) of the hotel at our discretion only at a charge of £6.00 per night per dog.

Complimentary WiFi through out the hotel. Breakfast is included in room price.

For direct bookings only, cancellation is free of charge if notice is given at least 7 days prior to first reservation date, thereafter 100% of the reservation is charged. For third party bookings such as booking.com or Expedia the first night is non-refundable from time of booking. We will provide an invoice for insurance claims.