Out and about in Glenlivet and Tomintoul

What's On

Take the opportunity to discover the Scots and their culture during your visit to Glenlivet and Tomintoul. Highland Games, Pipe Bands, Scottish Dancing, Ceilidhs and Hogmanay are just some of the ways that visitors can enjoy Scotlands rich cultural heritage locally.

Touring and Exploring

Glenlivet's central position half way between Inverness and Aberdeen makes it an ideal base for touring north eastern Scotland. Days out by the sea, dolphins on the Moray Firth, wolves on Speyside, or a visit to Balmoral on Royal Deeside. The only problem is finding the time to see it all.


The stunning scenery of Glenlivet and the Cairngorms is accessible to walkers of all abilities. From an after dinner stroll around a woodland walk to a serious expedition into the central Cairngorms, our walking trails have something for everyone.

Mountain Biking

Mountain bikers can enjoy a network of waymarked cross country cycle trails in Glenlivet that have opportunities for all abilities. One even climbs to the summit of Cairn Diamh offering a stunning panorama of the Cairngorms.

Snow Sports

Downhill skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing. Ski, snowboard and blade hire, qualified instruction. Chairlift and 13 tows with capacity of 10,050 people per hour. Snowmaking on most slopes. On-site half-pipe cutter and snowboard fun park.

Fishing - Salmon and Trout

The Rivers Avon and Livet are major tributaries of the renowned River Spey. They have a significant reputation for the quality of the salmon and sea trout fishing that can be enjoyed along their reaches.

Off Road Adventures

Make the most of your stay in the Cairngorms by taking an off-road tour with one of our expert local Glenlivet guides.


The Cairngorms are home to twenty five percent of the United Kingdom’s most threatened bird, animal and plant species. Some of the UK's most endangered wildlife is found here. Glenlivet's wildlife includes Golden Eagle, Red Squirrel, Mountain Hare, Black Grouse, Crested Tit, Ptarmigan and Crossbill to name but a few

More Outdoor Activities

Clay pigeon shooting, deer stalking, driven grouse, rough shooting, pony trekking, gorge walking, and canoing can also all be enjoyed here. Read more about outdoor activities on Glenlivet Estate

Speyside Malt Whisky

Glenlivet is situated in the very heart of Malt Whisky country. It is the perfect place to discover the secrets and history of one of Scotland's most famous exports.

Food and Drink

North Eastern Scotland produces some of the finest beef, lamb, venison, salmon and trout in the world. Sample this superb local produce at restaurants throughout the area.

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