The Cairngorms was only declared a national park in 2003. It is the largest national park in Britain, covering an area of 3,800 kilometres (about 1500 square miles). The Cairngorms takes in a wide range of geographic features, with high mountains and moorlands, ancient forests, rivers and lowland lochs. It is a perfect area for outdoor activities, including walking, cycling, canoeing, and climbing. In addition, the park is rich in cultural heritage, including medieval castles, country houses, and remote estates.
Cairngorms National Park Authority, 14 The Square Grantown on Spey,
Cairngorms National Park,
Scotland, PH26 3HG
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