Monthly Archives: April 2018

BIG Weekend Art Competition is underway

School kids from around the Park have submitted their artwork in droves, we asked them what inspires them about nature and in particular the Cairngorms National Park mountains.   Our judges had a lot to go through, it took them quite a while to look at all the paintings, drawings, sculptures and even a cake! […]

Settle in with some Nature this BIG Weekend

Photo Red Sky (c) Lisa Marly Take a seat, grab some popcorn and settle in for some Nature with our BIG Weekend Film Nights. Join us and immerse yourself in a whole new world for a few hours from the comfort of your own chair. This is a great way to ease yourself into the BIG Weekend […]

BIG weekend art competition

“It’s great to see children so engaged with nature and the land that surrounds them which they translate into wonderful and insightful works of art.” Ann Vastano, Scottish Highland artist From nursery to high school, kids all over the Park will take part in the annual BIG Weekend Art Competition, making their own works of […]

Meet some of the most iconic Cairngorms creatures

Meet some of the most iconic but elusive Cairngorms creatures at the BIG Weekend this May! Join expert local guides from Speyside Wildlife for a memorable wildlife experience, get up close and personal from the warmth of a baited hide on the Rothiemurchus estate or take a full days trip out into the Spey Valley, […]

The place of people in the landscape

Rewilding & Repeopling The Cairngorms National Park is well known for its exceptionally high nature value and is often held up as an example of Britain’s last great wilderness. It is also an extremely attractive place to live and work, with an increasing population and thriving economy. Ecological restoration and rural regeneration are key issues […]