The Scoop

The Scoop on Avielochan Farm and Cottages

We want you to enjoy your stay both at Avielochan Cottages and in the Cairngorms National Park as a whole.
The Scoop, in time, will give you all of our local recommendations – from wildlife spotting to hillwalking, from cycling adventures to favourite places to grab a cuppa or indulge in a piece of cake – to help you make the best of your visit to the Scottish Highlands. 

Come awa’ in for a wee dram

Avielochan Cottages are perfectly situated for those who love a dram or two. Within an hour’s drive you can visit many a distillery – from Dalwhinnie and Speyside to Tomatin, from Cardhu to Macallan and the rest of the Malt Whisky Trail offerings… there is an abundance of tastings available…

Avielochan Farm – Where it all began…

Avielochan Farm – where it all began… James Grant (Ronald’s father) came to Avielochan around 1905 with his family (he would have been 5 years old).  They lived in The Croft Cottage.  Reference is made to the cottage in the book James wrote in the 1970s,  ‘The Piggy Back &…