Car hire in Aviemore
Car Hire at Aviemore
Aviemore is located within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. The town is famous for its great wintersports, including skiing as well as hill walking during the warmer months of the year. The nearest airport is Inverness and many travellers may find it easier to get around using a hire car.
What I need to know
It is easy to hire a car with Holiday Autos. We offer 24/7 customer service before, throughout and after your trip. In addition, we do not charge any credit card costs or cancellation fees if you wish to change your mind. Plus using our website is a great way to find the best deal for your car hire.
Where to pick up my car
There are a number of car hire companies based in Aviemore, especially close to the local railway station. In addition, the nearby airport of Inverness also has plenty of car hire firms located within the terminal building if you are arriving by plane.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
There is much to explore close to Aviemore as it is located in some of the most beautiful areas of Scotland. Those keen on the outdoors will be pleased to discover that there are two parks within a short distance from the town - Glemore Forest Park and Landmark Forest Advernture Park - both offering the ideal setting for some fresh air exercise.
One of the highlights near to Aviemore is CairnGorm Mountain. Around a 25-minute drive, the mountain is famous for its challenging, but enjoyable, ski runs. For those who are less keen to put on the skies, the resort is home to the highest restaurant in Scotland, a museum and a special viewing platform that offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.
Further afield, the city of [Inverness]https://www.holidayautos.com/car-hire/uk/inverness) is the perfect destination for a day trip. Just under an hour’s drive from Aviemore, Inverness is referred to as the Highland Capital and boasts a spectacular castle in its centre - dating back to the 1800s. The city is also home to a wide range of shops selling lots of locally produced crafts and traditional Scottish food and drink treats.
Eating and drinking
Despite Aviemore’s relatively small size, the town is home to a great mix of bars, cafes and restaurants. Many of the outlets boast an impressively traditional Scottish feel, with all the local dishes on offer. There is also plenty of fresh seafood on the menu, including Hebridean salmon and other items produced within a few miles of the town.
Things to do
There is no shortage of things to do in the local area, with one of the most popular visitor attractions including the Cairngorm Brewery. Producing new ales using established methods, the brewery has won a number of awards for its products. Regular tours are offered around the microbrewery, giving visitors the chance to discover more and possibly sample a drink or two.
Aviemore and the surrounding Cairngorms National Park is home to a large percentage of Britain’s threatened species - making it the ideal destination for those who are keen to do some wildlife watching.
Highlights including deer, osprey and squirrels, as well as the Highland Tiger - where locals are working hard to ensure the long-term survival of the rare animal.
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