With such beautiful scenery surrounding Newtonmore, Crubenbeg Country House makes to perfect base to get out and explore the invigorating and scenic walks that surround the area so you can enjoy the stunning landscape of the Scottish Highlands. Crubenbeg Country House warmly welcomes pets, walkers and cyclists who want to make the most of the trails in the local area.
Some of the most popular walking routes are the Speyside Way, East Highland Way and the Scottish National Trail. All of which have stages throughout Kingussie and Newtonmore. The Speyside Way covers 107km in several stages that include the course of the River Spey from the coast of Spey Bay up to the highlands. This route encompasses coastline, moorland and mountain walking, with plenty of whisky distilleries on the way for you to sample in a well-deserved break.
For a shorter, but varied walk, there is an 11.25km route covering the towns of Kingussie and Newtonmore that loops around Loch Gynack for fantastic loch-side views. The route is clearly signposted making it easy to follow while walker can enjoy the brilliant views across the moorland and the distant mountains in the background.
To enjoy the impressive Ruthven Barracks, the 10.5km Ruthven and Glen Tromie circuit is an excellent walk. The walk enjoys the incredible scenery as well as allowing you to enjoy the ruins of the Ruthven Barracks at close proximity. The walk takes you through wild heather moorland, the woodland of Glen Tromie and then through the RSPB Insh Marshes reserve which is a great spot for birdwatching.
There are many walks to experience near Crubenbeg Country House, from shorter strolls to many extensive walks that are completed in stages. With lots of signposts around, and our helpful team offering suggestions, it is easy to find the right walk for you and follow it with ease.
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