Glenlivet and the Cairngorms.
This is an association of owners of holiday accommodation. Members offer a wide range of comfortable self-catering cottages, bed and breakfast hotels and hostel, which are inspected under the VisitScotland Quality Assurance Scheme. For a free leaflet phone 01479 870070 or write to Glenlivet and the Cairngorms, c/o Glenlivet Estate Office, Tomintoul AB37 9EX. Glenlivet and the Cairngorms Web Page.
Activities, Crafts & Local Information
Stocked Trout Loch Fishing:
Loch Lochy fish ponds, Inverlochy Farm, Strathavon, Tel: 01807 580243.
Permits for community beats on the rivers Avon and Livet are available from the Post Office in Tomintoul and Tomnavoulin respectively. Guide to fishing beats on Rivers Avon and Livet available.
River Avon Fishing Association: Bookings through John Tansley 01807 580238 - permits from the Glenavon Hotel 01807 580218.
Horse Riding: Riding Instruction/Trekking:
St. Bridget’s Farm, Tomintoul Tel: 01807 580210. www.highlandhooves.co.uk Details about riding routes/trails suitable for horses available from the Estate Information Centre.
Lecht 2090 Ski Centre. Equipment hire, dry ski slope. Open in summer for Devil Karts,Chairlift rides and mountain biking. Weather reports Tel: 01975 651440. Ski School Tel: 01975 651412. www.lecht.co.uk
Cross Country Skiing:
Waymarked forest trails – Glenmulliach Forest near Tomintoul (free map available).
Approximately 60 miles of waymarked cycle trails are laid out on the estate. Free trail leaflet available.
The rivers Avon and Livet are suitable at moderate – high water levels. Mostly grade 1/2. Up to grade 3/4 in places. Contact ranger staff for details.
Glenlivet Wildlife - Guided walks throughout the year to see the local wildlife, including Black Grouse watch. Contact David Newland on 01807 590241. www.glenlivet-cairngorms.co.uk
Water based Activities:
Gorge walking, kayaking, canoeing & burn scrambling. Contact Jim Gibson from Aquaplay Scotland on 01340 831455.
Clay Pigeon Shooting:
Gun hire – lessons. Non-instructional practice rounds. Contact Gerald Stewart, Dell Farm 01807 590227.
Wild Farm Safari:
Visit friendly reindeer, iron-age pigs, fallow deer and Soay sheep on a tour around this Glenlivet farm, part of the Cairngorm Reindeer Co. Contact Alan or Elizabeth Smith. Tel: 01479 861228 (summer only) www.reindeer-company.demon.co.uk
Children’s Adventure Playground:
Located next to Glenlivet Estate Office & Information Centre. Free entry – accessible anytime. Equipment suitable for children 3 yrs upwards – woodland hide and maze.
Situated in Tomintoul village. Available for public use.
Off road landrover tours to explore the wildlife of Glenlivet's back country. Contact David Newland on 01807 590241.
Argocat Tours :
Off road argocat tours exploring the hills of the Estate. Contact 07919 882717 www.glenlivethilltrek.com
Enquiries to the Whisky Castle, Main Street, Tomintoul 01807 580213.
Free information sheet available with details of courses near Glenlivet.
A’anside Studios, Tomintoul: Specialist Scottish made gifts, Tel:01479 872074.
Tomintoul Art Gallery: Batik and ceramics. Tel: 01807 580458.
The Whisky Castle, Tomintoul: Selection of crafts and souvenirs. Tel: 01807 580213 www.whiskycastle.com
Glen Avon Hotel. Tel: 01807 580218.
Bridge of Brown Tea Room Tel: 01807 580335.
Lecht Ski Centre Cafeteria. Tel: 019756 51440.
Old Fire Station Tearoom. Tel: 01807 580485.
Highlander Coffee Lounge. Tel: 01807 580213
Clockhouse restuarant. Tel: 01807 580378
Richmond Arms Hotel. Tel: 01807 580388
Glenlivet distillery coffee shop. Tel:01340 821720
The Croft Inn, Glenlivet. Tel:01807 590361
Tomintoul Visitor Information Point, The Square, Tomintoul AB37 9ET.
Tel: 01807 580285.
Open Easter to October. When closed please phone Elgin VIP.
Tel: 01343 542608
Other local services:
Post Offices and General Stores:
Tomintoul Post Office and General Store. Tel: 01807 580201.
The Whisky Castle and Highland Market (including link Cash point), Tomintoul. Tel: 01807 580213.
Tomnavoulin Post Office and General Store. Tel: 01807 590220.
Ballindalloch Shop and Post Office. Tel: 01807 500213.
Located in Tomintoul School Restricted opening. Tel: 01807 580755.
Public conveniences (Open 24hrs): Tomnabat Lane, Tomintoul (suitable for disabled).
Visitor toilets are also available at Glenlivet Estate Information Centre (suitable for disabled) – 9-5 most weekdays when the Centre is open.
Church of Scotland:
Main Street, Tomintoul. Minister: Tel: 01807 580254.
St. Michael’s. Main Street, Tomintoul. St. Mary’s.
Chapeltown. Church of the Incarnation, Tombae. Local Priest:
Tel: 01807 580226.
Police: 0845 600 5700.
Tomintoul: The Health Centre, Tel: 01807 580219.
Glenlivet: Community Surgery, Drumin. Tel: 01807 590273.
Skene’s Garage, Tomintoul. Tel: 01807 580361 (Repairs and breakdown service).
No fuel available in Tomintoul/Glenlivet area. Nearest fuel stations are:- Grantown on Spey (14 miles) Ballindalloch (18 miles) or Ballater (22 miles). There is a 24hr petrol station in Aviemore (26 miles).
Main Street, Tomintoul,
Tel: 0870 1553255 Open mid May to 1 October.
St Michael's Centre Tomintoul Tel 01807 580226
For further information regarding access please contact staff at the Estate Office.
Tel: 01479 870070
Glenlivet welcomes you to explore its tracks and byways.