Due to the nature and sustainability issues of our courses we use areas throughout the Cairngorms National Park and Scotland. Once you have successfully booked a Backcountry course you will receive joining instructions detailing the exact meeting point for your course.
The majority of our half and full day woodland courses are run from our School on Alvie estate, directions and map are as follows;
For SatNavs – the post code for Alvie Estate is PH21 1NE. However please be aware that the post code cover vast areas & you will not necessarily be directed to the correct place, please also therefore use the directions below. Also some systems direct you to Alvie Estate from the A9 trunk road which is not always accessible and is not signposted.
Directions to Alvie Estate
From the South – Turn off the A9 Perth to Inverness trunk road north of Kingussie and continue north on the B9152 for about 7 miles towards Aviemore. After going through Kincraig you will see a signpost on the right for ‘Alvie’ & ‘Alvie Stables’, turn left here, go through the tunnel under the main A9 road and onto the Estate. The Estate Office, cottages and various parts of the Estate are then signposted.
From the North – Turn off the A9 Inverness to Perth trunk road south of Aviemore at the junction signposted to Kincraig. Continue south onto the B9152 towards Kincraig. You will pass Loch Alvie on your right, followed by Dalraddy Holiday Park about a mile further on on your left hand side. Continue along the straight road passing Alvie Quarry (GF Job). You will see an orange mirror on a tree on the left and ‘Gate Lodge’ on your right; continue on for a further few hundred yards, you will see a signpost on the left for ‘Alvie’ & ‘Alvie Stables’, turn right here, go through the tunnel under the main A9 road and onto the Estate. The Estate Office, cottages and various parts of the Estate are then signposted.
|By Air||Carrier||Contact Details
|Luton – Inverness||Easy Jet||0843 104 5000www.easyjet.com|
|Various – Inverness||British Airways||0844 493 0787Inverness Airport|
|to Aviemore||GNER / Scotrail||08457 48 49 50www.nationalrail.co.uk|