Accommodation in the Highlands of Scotland

......The best kept secret in the Highlands....

Kincraig and its neighbouring communities of Alvie, Insh and Feshiebridge lie at the Heart  of the Scottish Highlands.

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Kincraig is area of outstanding natural beauty containing some of the most treasured landscapes and rare wildlife within the Cairngorms National Park.  Vast ancient forests, hidden lochs and heather clad moor lands flank the famous River Spey and its tributaries.  The snow capped hills of the Cairngorm range provide a dramatic backdrop to Kincraig's unique setting.  A setting tailored for an inspiring yet relaxing visit.

Kincraig is a true Highland village with its own store, pubs and tea rooms. The secluded hotels, guest houses, self catering and small bed and breakfast establishments are spread around this wild area. We have strong traditions and a vibrant community.  The atmosphere is friendly and informal, allowing you to fully indulge in a less hectic pace of life.

A diverse range of habitats support unique wildlife found nowhere else in Britain, Red Squirrels, Golden Eagles, Crested Tits and Otters are amongst "the locals".  An ideal surrounding for photographers and nature enthusiasts.


Historians can immerse themselves in local legend with many historic ruins, monuments and ancient battle sites.  Churches beside lochs Alvie and Insh are both listed buildings, used regularly for worship, to which all are welcome.

The area offers extensive local walks and trails with beautiful breathtaking views.  Surrounding estates can provide a variety of activities for the keen sportsman.  Loch Insh, a great widening of the River Spey, attracts anglers from around the world.

For the less energetic there are opportunities to visit the sheep dog trials, local wildlife park or Alpine nurseries.  Try local crafts such as pottery, horn carving, silversmithing and woodcarving.

With beautiful Loch Insh at its centre, there are plenty of year round outdoor activities and watersports for all the family.  Gliding, golf, riding, archery, orienteering and limitless cycle tracks are available throughout the seasons, with of course the best accommodation in Scotland.

A host of attractions for climbers and winter sports enthusiasts are available 15 miles away at Scotland's premier ski resort on the Cairngorm Mountains.

There are family run hotels, bed and breakfast, homely guest houses, self catering cottages, hostels and camp sites.  There are warm, cosy restaurants and a bar or two for a "wee dram". This area has some of the best accommodation in Scotland from hotels, bed and breakfast to small secluded cottages.

The space, solitude and freshness which is the Scottish Highlands, coupled with the warmth or a village community definitely makes Kincraig one of the best kept secrets in the Highlands.


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