Book Review: Cairngorm Gateway

While many of us who visit or pass through the Cairngorm area are familiar with the hills, lochs and mountains, we perhaps know less about the history of the area than we should. This book, by local writer Dr Ann Glen, is a fascinating look at how the area has developed over many hundreds of years. This goes beyond the usual tales of clan warfare and battles, and shows how the area primarily around Aviemore has developed from a trackless and inhospitable wilderness to the centre of the Highland winter sports, through the coming of the roads and the railways.

Full review HERE.

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