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Attractions, Activities & Where to Eat

Ryvoan Lodge is nestled in the foothills of the Cairngorms. The Cairngorms was made a National Park in September 2003 due to the wildlife and wonderful countryside it contains. It is currently Britain’s largest National Park.

Speyside is a fantastic base for a wide range of activities all year round. There include many outdoor pursuits available to suit both the active and the less active person. Visit the section of our website that contains further details of activities in the area.

There are also a large number of visitor attractions in the vicinity of the lodge. Visit our section of the website that contains further details of visitor attractions in the area.

The Lodge has folders with information and contact numbers for numerous activities within the area.

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Foodstores & Supermarkets

Spar, Nethy Bridge: 8am – 6 pm daily

Bailliefurth Farm Shop, Nethy Bridge: 7 am – 6 pm Mon – Sat

Fish & chip van, Nethy Bridge: 4 pm – 8 pm Mon

Tesco, Aviemore: 8 am – 10 pm Mon – Sat and 6 pm Sun

Co-op, Grantown-on-Spey: 8 am – 10 pm daily

balluefurth butcher
Nethy Stores
Images of Balliefurth Farm Shop and Nethy Bridge SPAR courtesy of NethyBridge.com 

Eating and Drinking

Mountview Hotel & Restaurant, Nethy Bridge:  01479 821248

Abernethy Restaurant, Nethy Bridge Hotel

The Boat Country Inn & Restaurant, Boat of Garten:  01479 831258

Anderson’s Restaurant, Boat of Garten:  01479 831466

Muckrach Country House Hotel, Dalnain Bridge:  01479 851257

The Garth Hotel Restaurant, Grantown-on-Spey:  01479 872836

The Old Bridge Inn, Dalfabour Road, Aviemore:  01479 811137

La Taverna Ristorante, Aviemore: 01479 810683

The Hilton Coylumbridge, Coylumbridge:  01479 810683


Nethy House Café: 07963 217793

The Clubhouse, Abernethy Golf Course: 01479 821305

The Speyside Heather Centre, Skye of Curr

The Druie Café, Rochiemurchas:  01479 812334

The Mountain Café, Aviemore:  01479 812473

Red Squirrel café, Glenmore

Cairngorm Mountview
Nethy House Cafe
Images of Mountview Hotel Restaurant and Nethy House Cafe courtesy of NethyBridge.com