There’s so much to enjoy here

Alvie is the perfect place for a holiday no matter how young or old you are and how adventurous or sedate you like your activities. From zip wires and clay pigeon shooting to archery & horse riding, not forgetting walking, fishing and bird-watching, there’s plenty to do here on Alvie & Dalraddy Estates.

Activities at Alvie

Here at Alvie you can try your hand at quad biking,  accompany the Keeper as he feeds the wild deer (December to March only), take a tour of the estate or learn bushcraft skills.

You can book any of these activities calling us on 01540 651255 (Alvie Estate Office) or 01479 810330 (Dalraddy Holiday Park Reception).

Squirrel and Red Deer Photography

Keen photographer? Why not book a day to come along and make the most of our squirrel hide- set in a perfect location to give you the chance to get up close to these charismatic little mammals. You can also book to join our gamekeeper when he heads out to feed the wild deer on the estate- the perfect opportunity to see the majestic red deer in their natural habitat.

Maximum of 4 photographers per group, these tours are available between December and March. Contact Alvie Estate Office for more details.

Alvie Estate - Clay Pigeon Shooting

Clay Pigeon Shooting (closed due to Covid-19)

Why not try the wonderful sport of clay pigeon shooting in the beautiful highland countryside.  A fun group activity for anyone over the age of 12.  Our experienced instructor will help to ensure you hit as many clays as possible!

Archery

Come & experience the ancient sport of Archery in the  Highlands.  Archery is a sport suitable for all ages and all levels of fitness making it the ideal activity for all the family.  Our experienced instructors will have you hitting the target in no time at all. Family and Group discounts available.

For more information, email cairngormarchery@gmail.com or visit the Cairngorm Archery website

Quad Bike Tours

Junior treks available for 9 – 11 years, and standard tours for adults and children aged 12 and up.

For more information email info@cairngormquadtreks.com or visit the Cairngorm Quad Treks website.

Alvie Estate Zip Trek Park

Zip Trek Park

Fly over gorges and skim the tops of ancient Scottish pines at up to 40 kph on the 2 km zip wire.  Minimum age 8; no unaccompanied children under 13.

For more information on the Zip Trek Park or to book please email info@zippark.co.uk or visit the Zip Trek Aviemore website

Alvie Estate Gorge Walking

Extreme Sports with G2 Outdoors

G2 Outdoors is based on Alvie Estate and offers the ultimate thrill for adrenalin junkies!

Scramble up waterfalls and plunge into pools with gorge walking or canyoning trips. Or ride the waves with white water rafting.

For more information or to book a G2 Outdoors activity please call 01540 651784 or visit their website

Alvie Estate - Back Country Survival

Backcountry Survival

Backcountry Survival provides tailored courses and packages in wilderness survival techniques and the art of Bushcraft. Or maybe the mountains are calling you, we run expeditions and navigational skills day. Whether you are an individual, group, company or family, courses are available for all.

For more information on the courses and experiences, visit the Back Country Survival website

Pony Trekking

Whether you’re a novice or a more experienced rider there’s no better way to see the majesty of the Cairngorms and Spey valley than from the saddle. Minimum age 3.

For more information or to book please call Ingrid directly on 07831 495397.

Alvie Estate - Fishing

Fishing

Fishing by boat or from the bank. Permits can be purchased from Dalraddy Holiday Park and Alvie Estate Office.

Fishing tackle can be hired locally, either in Kingussie or Grantown-on-Spey.

Loch Insh: for Salmon, Arctic Char, Brown Trout & Pike.
Loch Alvie: for Brown Trout & Pike.

For more information please Click Here to download our Fishing PDF

Alvie Estate - Estate Tour

Estate Tours

Do you often want to know how, why & where?  See how we make a living in our countryside, Observe how we manage potential conflicts between different interest.  Learn about our history & environment along with other essential information that you never knew you wanted to know.  Trips can last up to 3 hours.

Paintball

Set in Scots pine forests on Alvie & Dalraddy Estates, Clan Warfare offer exciting paintball scenarios & challenges for anyone over the age of 14.  Capture the flag, rescue the maidens, storm the fort – the choice is yours.

For more information, please email bookings@aviemorepaintball.com or visit the Clan Warfare website

Further afield

There’s plenty more to do and see away from the estates too. You can see it all here