Ardach House is a self-catering holiday property in the village of Nethy Bridge and is situated in the Cairngorms National Park. This means  that a large number of high quality visitor attractions are close at hand in the local area.

Below are some of are our favourites.

Cinema

Spey Valley Cinema in Aviemore is only a 20 minutes drive from Ardach and shows the latest releases. Forming part of the MacDonald Resort, the 3D large screen in the large auditorium is viewed from comfortable seats with pop-up tables, perfect for popcorn.

Family Days Out

The fantastic Landmark Forest Adventure Park is a must if you want to keep the younger members of the family entertained. The park contains rides and adventures for all the family from the log flumes to the high wire climbing routes. Located in Carrbridge, just a 15 minute drive from the house. Craggan Outdoor is located near Grantown-on-Spey and is also a great day out. Activities include a 14 hole short golf course, shooting, fishing, canoeing and guided mountain biking.

Walking

Nethy Bridge is situated on the Speyside Way, a long distance walking route from Aviemore to Buckie on the coast. The 65 mile route winds it's way along the River Spey from the mountains of the Cairngorms to the sea. Other walks around the village are signposted and there is a variety of forest trails giving access to some wonderful scenery. Further details and maps are available from the Community Centre in the village.

Cycling

With easy access to the forest trails, Ardach offers some superb cycling. From Mountain Biking to Road Cycling there are many fantastic routes in the local area.

Wildlife

Nethy Bridge is on the edge of the famous RSPB reserve of Abernethy. The visitor centre at Loch Garten offers first class facilities to spot the Osprey which return year on year to the reserve. Local wildlife includes the splendid Red Squirrel, Crossbill, Osprey, Golden Eagle, Pine Matrin, Red and Roe Deer.

Winter Sports

In the winter there are a variety of sports available. Skiing and Snowboarding are available at The Lecht and Cairngorm Mountain. This variety gives you the highest possibility of enjoying the best conditions.

Golf

Nethy Bridge is an ideal location for a golfing holiday. There are a large number of golf courses within the local area ranging from small 9 hole village courses to the championship Spey Valley course in Aviemore and the stunning James Braid designed Boat of Garten. Abernethy Boat of Garten Carrbridge Spey Valley

Driving distances from Nethy Bridge

  • Aviemore, 12 miles
  • Grantown-on-Spey, 6 miles
  • Boat of Garten, 4.5 miles
  • Carrbridge, 10 miles
  • Cairngorm Mountain, 17 miles
  • The Lecht Mountain Resort, 23 miles
  • Inverness, 35 miles
  • Loch Ness, 50 miles