Highland Tourist Route
- 116 miles / 187 km
- Aberdeen – Inverness
This route is a real treat for lovers of Scottish history and takes in no less than four castles as well as Culloden Battlefield and many museums along the way. Nature lovers and active types will also be enthralled as the route travels through the mighty Cairngorms National Park – where you can see rare species or have a go at an exhilarating sport.
Gordon Highlanders Museum
Delve into 200 years of fascinating regimental history.
Explore forest paths, including a championship downhill mountain bike trail.
Grampian Transport Museum
Hop on-board vintage trains, buses and automobiles.
The Lecht 2090
Perfect for snowsports in winter and mountain biking in summer.
Hear whisky smuggling tales on a free tour.
Loch Garten Osprey Centre
Witness amazing seasonal wildlife events and enjoy woodland trails.
Discover the story of Grantown, the home of Clan Grant.
Find hidden secrets deep within this romantic Highland castle.
Imagine 18th century military life at this foreboding fortress.
Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre
The famous battle comes to life at this immersive experience.