The Cairn Hotel

Main Road, Carrbridge, Inverness-shire, Scotland, PH23 3AS
Tel: 01479 841 212 Fax: 01479 841 362 Email
  Home - Accommodation - Food & Drink - Area Guide - Gallery - Enquiries - Book Online

Tel: 01479 841 212
Fax: 01479 841 362

The Cairn Hotel
Main Road
PH23 3AS



Please join our mailing list for occasional news.


Please visit our Facebook page.

Trip Advisor

We are reviewed on Trip Advisor: Visitor reviews: "A Highland gem", "Great hotel, friendly staff”, "Great little place”.


We are located in the centre of the highlands, 7 miles north of Aviemore, 23 miles south of Inverness , just off the main A9 on the alternative Perth-Inverness tourist route. We are a perfect touring base for the Cairngorms and beyond.


See online maps for the Cairn Hotel at Multimap or Streetmap. Or Sustrans cycle network map. Note you can zoom in or out

GPS Navigation

OS X 290720, OS Y 822820
Lat (WGS84) N57:16:58 ( 57.282890 )
Long (WGS84) W3:48:52 ( -3.814401 )
Grid ref: LR NH907228
mX -424617, mY 7782179


Carrbridge is well sign posted. We are just 100 metres from the historic Bridge of Carr, a landmark known throughout Scotland.

Try the Traveline Scotland site where you can plan any public transport journey within Scotland and from Scotland to main points in the UK.

Scotland - Responsible Visitor Guide

See Scotland - Responsible Visitor Guide for some simple steps to help you play your part in conserving our natural environment, wildlife and cultural heritage.

Walking & Cycling

Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome National Cycle Network N7

Walkers and cyclists are welcome. We have secure bike storage and drying facilities. The hotel is on Sustrans national cycle network route R7. See Sustrans online map.


Scottish Citylink see GoByCoach or National Express services to Aviemore.

Local services by Rapsons. Services 15, 35, 36 and 136 stop in Carrbridge. See 'Strathspey and Badenoch Area' timetable.

Scottish Tourist Board Grading: 3 Stars, Vey Good
Grading: 3 Stars - Inn, Very Good.

Scotland - Responsible Visitor Guide

AA Associate AA Associate
Guest Accommodation Provider

Cairngorms Chamber of Commerce Member

Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome

Bikers WelcomeClassic Cars Welcome

Golfers Welcome

No Smoking
These are no smoking premises.
It is an offence to smoke
or knowingly to permit smoking
in these premises.

Carrbridge, Scotland



Carrbridge Station is half mile from hotel. First ScotRail services to and from Perth , Edinburgh , Glasgow , Inverness , Wick, Thurso and Kyle of Lochalsh. Connecting services to Western and Orkney Isles ferries. East Coast and First ScotRail sleeper service to London from Aviemore.

Bridge of Carr

Live Train Arrival and Departure boards for Carrbridge Station and Aviemore Station.

Directions: From station one minute down access road then turn right at junction onto Station Road [signed for village centre ½ mile]. T-junction at end of road (just past historic Bridge of Carr ). Turn right. We are one minute down road on left hand side.


Local companies offering car and mini-bus services. Bill Grant: 01479 841 700


We are minutes from the A9 Perth to Inverness main road. Carrbridge is well sign posted.

Directions: From South, turn off A9 after Aviemore for the A95 [signed Elgin & (Carrbridge)], After two miles turn Left onto B9153 [signed Carrbridge], enter Carrbridge, travel ¼ mile, we are on right shortly after village car park and information point.

From North turn left off A9 after Slocht onto A938 [Signed Carrbridge]. 1 mile, enter Carrbridge. ¼ mile veer right at fork onto B9153. You then cross River Dulnain. We are on left just after coffee shop.

Access our off street car parking via lane to left of hotel. Lorry parking 100m away in village parking.


30 miles from Inverness Airport, Travel west on A96 for Inverness approx 7 miles. At end of A96 take A9 south signed Perth . After 22 miles follow signs for Carrbridge as above.

89 miles from Aberdeen Airport. Take A96 [signed Inverness] for 45 miles to Keith, then A95 [signed Grantown on Spey] After further 38 miles Turn right onto the A938 [signed Inverness], 7 miles turn left onto the B9153 [signed Aviemore]. We are on left after bridge.

Use the AA Route Planner for for detailed route information. Our postcode is: PH23 3AS


Web Site Design

Roy Brown eCommerce

Roy Brown eCommerce. Specialise in eCommerce, eBusiness and Internet marketing.

Enquiries Enquiries
To contact us, our location
& how to travel to the area.
Children WelcomeCot AvailableHighchair AvailableLog FireLoungeEvening Meal AvailablePacked Lunch By ArrangementVillage LocationFree Parking On-SiteNo SmokingWalkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome VISAMasterCardSoloSwitch
© , The Cairn Hotel, Carrbridge
Scottish Tourist Board site