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The Croft is 650 feet above sea level, and has tremendous panoramic views across the RSPB Nature Reserve of Insh Meadows, to the Monadhliath Mountains beyond. Neighbouring the Nature Reserve, we are visited by many migratory birds, including the legendary osprey, and with such a view, there is always a resident pair of binoculars in the living room, for quick bird spotting. The RSPB warden's base is within Insh village for anyone interested in a particular species, bird movement, or wanting to enjoy any of the many organised events - weekly walks and Swan Day, Nature Walks.
Glen Feshie is both remote and peaceful, or Uath Lochans with deep pools surrounded by forest walks. The area is ideal for walkers, with its spectacular scenery, whether you choose to walk high in the Cairngorm, or along the picturesque River Feshie. Walk along the Badenoch Way, which passes through the village on its way from Dalraddy to Kingussie.
Right from your doorstep there are an abundance of trails, tracks and small country roads where you can enjoy the peace and tranquillity as you cycle amongst some of the most spectacular views in the Highlands. You will be rewarded with sights and sounds of of wildlife in its natural environment. For the mountain bikers, there are some really exciting forest trails.
For family fun there is Loch Insh Water sports to either join in the activities, laze on the shore or sit on the balcony of the restaurant, overlooking the loch. Windsurfing, sailing, & canoeing are available.
The River Spey is world famous for some of the finest salmon fishing. Permits are available from the village shop at locally affordable prices for a vast area of association water. The famous Scottish brown trout are well sought after and are in abundance in local peaty lochs and fast flowing rivers.
Within only a 15 mile radius there are seven quality golf courses to suit all abilities. Some of the best features of golfing in this area are: no queues to tee off, no waiting your turn at the next green, friendly local hospitality and fantastic scenery. 18 hole courses are available at Kingussie, Newtonmore Boat of Garten and Grantown on Spey, with 9 hole courses being available at Abernethy, Carrbridge, Craggan.
Whether you enjoy cross-country, downhill of snow boarding, all of these sports can be enjoyed. When the snow falls, the forest trails for cross-country skiing, are available from your doorstep. Downhill skiing and snow boarding are available on the high tops of Cairngorm Mountain, where an array of ski lifts including the funicular, are designed to whisk you off for a days enjoyment on the slopes.
Directly opposite ourselves, to the north, is the Highland Wildlife Park where you can see bison, deer, wolves, pine martens, red squirrels, and many other native animals.
Insh village is ideally situated as a base for all outdoor activities, as well as being a central point in the Highlands to explore the whiskey trails, castles, museums, visitor attractions, trips round Loch Ness and more, and although only 45 minutes from Inverness, Insh offers a real chance to get away from it all.
Aviemore is only 15 minutes away where there are many more ideas for in and outdoor entertainment.
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