Want to explore the wonderful sights of rural Scotland with your pet? We can hardly blame you! There are more and more dog friendly lodges in Aviemore opening up, meaning that holidays within the Cairngorms National Park and the general area are easier to secure for you and your pet than ever.
There’s nothing quite like taking a tour of the Scottish greenery and lochs than with the guarantee of an authentic cabin or base up in the heights. Aviemore is a delightful town with great access to the best of Scotland – check out our lodge picks!
Based up in the Cairngorms National Park, Aviemore really is a go to destination for any holidaymakers looking for an escape to the Scottish highlands as well as its wonderful mountains and caves. Even if you live in nearby Glasgow or Edinburgh, an Aviemore pet friendly holiday is a great escape.
What are you looking for in that perfect lodge in Aviemore? A space that sleeps 2, sleeps 4, or sleeps 6? Maybe a hot tub or enclosed garden will seal the deal for you. Regardless, we;ve lined up some of our pet friendly favourites for you we think will really appeal to you.
This lodge near Aviemore sleeps 4 people and has space for 2 dogs. There is an open plan living area, a shower room, a double bedroom and a twin bedroom. Off road parking is available, and there is a kitchen nook with lounge and entertainment attached, all on the ground.
This ground floor getaway is only a short drive from Aviemore centre and is based within the Cairngorms National Park. There are further walks and entertainment on offer close by in Newtonmore village, only a short drive down the road. There are plenty of cycling routes, too – grab a bike!
This cosy romantic chalet sleeps 2 guests and has space for one dog. There is an open plan living room, a balcony, and access to a shared garden space. There is a stove-effect fireplace, a kitchen suite, WiFi access throughout, and all your power and towels are inclusive here.
This nook brings you close to woodland walks all around the Cairngorms National Park, and you are only a stone’s throw from Kingussie. You are, of course, just a few minutes down from Aviemore, and you will find the Insh Marches, a popular RSPB haven, just around the corner, too.
This simple chalet at the edge of Aviemore sleeps 4 guests, has room for two dogs, and offers a balcony with outdoor seating. Bice and roomy, there is a ground floor and a first floor, with WiFi across the cabin as well as entertainment throughout. There is also a kitchen.
This authentic log cabin breakaway spot is close to some of the most breath-taking walks and views across the Cairngorms National Park. One of our personal favourites, you can easily access lovely attractions in the region such as Loch Garten, a celebrated RSPB site, and walks along the Spey.
This dramatic retreat offers 4 bedrooms to sleep 8 people, with room for 2 dogs. There is a private hot tub and an enclosed garden, a TV with DVD player, 3 bathrooms and a full kitchen suite. You will also have access to a wood burner with logs to go.
This stunning Aviemore and Cairngorms location offers you amazing rugged views, and you can easily head out and explore sights such as the rugged sands out in Morayshire. You are also very close to Cawdor Castle, the River Spey and more – it’s superb for history and heritage lovers on break!
It’s cheaper than you think to hunt down a weekend break in the dog friendly reaches of Aviemore. Whether you want to go deeper within the Cairngorms National Park, or if you’d prefer to find a spot closer to Grantown on Spey, there are always going to be weekend lodge breaks nearby.
Up in the Cairngorms, Aviemore is not a coastal town, but it is close to the wonderful walks alongside the River Spey. Of course, you are also in a great position to travel further afield and to experience some of the beautiful lochs Scotland has to offer, too.
If you’re serious about relaxing as much as possible on your holiday, why not find yourself a hot tub? There are plenty of hot tub lodges in Aviemore where you can just bubble down and relax after a day of walking and sightseeing. Take a look at our list of favourites!
We love self catering breaks up in Aviemore. There’s something really special about securing a nice lodge for you and your pets for a couple of nights. Bring the family or a pet – or both – and explore the wider countryside and river walks the area is famous for.
Aviemore as a town is peaceful and laid-back, and if you are serious about finding that quintessential Scottish holiday experience for you and your dog, there may be no better spot north of the border. Of course, you may already have spent time looking for holiday cottages in the region and may have come up short.
Don’t worry – there are plenty of cabins and lodges available to hire, too. Looking for an Aviemore escape close to Loch Garten or Loch Morlich? Maybe you simply want to take your pet on a tour of the Cairngorms National Park up close. As a base for further dog friendly adventures in the Scottish Highlands, we really cannot recommend Aviemore enough.
With panoramic views and stunning trails all around, this is the perfect getaway spot for hiking, skiing and more besides. You might even find a golf resort or two!
Aviemore may be a small town area in itself, but as a family friendly getaway location with plenty of links to local lochs and sights, you really cannot. That’s why it is always worth looking for that dog friendly home away from home in the region that takes you deep into the heart of the rugged countryside. The Cairngorms National Park is one of the most celebrated national parks in the whole of Scotland, home to all kinds of flora and fauna, and some of the most breath-taking views you will ever hope to see for yourself.
Photos and videos really can’t do this region justice. However, do also make sure to look through cabin properties you and your guests are likely to find comfortable and accessible during your stay. Whether you are looking for that romantic getaway lodge that sleeps 2, or somewhere for you and man’s best friend to chill out (with plenty of lovely walking routes nearby) – we’ve given you tons of great options in our list of Aviemore favourites.
Backing onto the blissful mountain scenery of the Cairngorm Mountains, there’s nothing quite like lining up a log cabin or ground floor apartment for you and the family to stay in. Find yourself an open plan living space, and authentic wood burner, and sit back and relax – ready for a day or two of serious walking and exploring across the Scottish peaks. Trust us – you and your dog are going to absolutely love a break in Aviemore.