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A Warm Highland Welcome!

Welcome to Kingussie, the capital of Badenoch in the Scottish Highlands. It’s a small, lively town right beside the famous river Spey in the midst of the glorious Cairngorms National Park and almost exactly in the centre of Scotland!

Surrounded by stunning landscape where sports of every kind can be enjoyed from cycling to skiing, golf and fishing to watersports, walking and much more, Kingussie is a paradise for outdoor activities and for those who appreciate invigorating Highland air, dramatic scenery and Highland hospitality.

Visitors can enjoy award-winning restaurants, live music, festivals every month, speciality shops and a wide range of excellent hotels, guesthouses, B&Bs and self-catering accommodation. Travelling here couldn’t be easier – either by car on the A9, by national rail and bus services or even using cycle routes .

Latest news :

Kingussie High Street revival

As we've all seen, the Kingussie High Street is undergoing somewhat of a revival at the moment creating a new buzz around the town.

Last week has seen the launch of the Cafe Bistro formerly the Teapots cafe and after a full renovation it has been going down very well with discerning diners.

Last month Glen, Scott, Evan and Rory held the public opening of their new Toncam Flooring and Interiors at number 25 on the High Street. The shop looks great and is open for a browse or by appointment.

 

2016 Food on Film Festival the best ever

The 9th annual Food on Film Festival in Kingussie ran this year between 4th-7th February and the events this year saw the biggest crowds yet.

The festival was launched on the Thursday evening in the Iona Gallery by local councillor Jaci Douglas and the evening's film "Queen of the Sun" kicked off this year's honey bee theme.

Bikeathon relaunches in 2016

On 21st December Cycle Friendly Kingussie announced that 2016 will see a relaunch of Kingussie's annual Bikeathon event with CFK working alongside Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland.
The event has been running in Kingussie for 23 consecutive years and raising money for leukamia research and although the sponsor will change the theme will otherwise be continuity.

The Bikeathon will take place on Sunday 5th June 2016 and with the annual Bikefest festival also moving to the Sunday it really will be a great "festival of cycling".

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The Kingussie Bikeathon and Bikefest Scotland.
A Cycle Friendly Kingussie event in aid of Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland

For more information see the Cycle friendly Kingussie website.

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