Goodbrand & Ross

Open Daily
Throughout the Summer

9am - 5pm

Ski Season

10am - 4pm



1

Weather




l

Corgarff

Corgarff is a small village situated on the A939, which forms the infamous Cockbridge to Tomintoul road. The closest large towns are Ballater, which is 13 miles from Corgarff and Grantown on Spey, 25 miles away. Aberdeen is 54 miles from Corgarff and the seaside resort of Stonehaven around 50 miles away.

Set in the heart of the Cairngorm National park, in the Grampian mountains Corgarff lies close to the upper reaches of the River Don and is just 1.5 miles from one of Scotland's most popular ski centres at The Lecht (see our ski shop page for more details).

The area is popular with tourists from all parts of the world whether travelling by car, coach or bicycle and with walkers.

Please note that photo-id is required when hiring equipment, preferably driving licence or passport.

Interesting Facts   Distances to Popular Places

Corgarff is 380 metres or 1,235 feet above Sea Level

Corgarff castle is said to be haunted by Margaret Forbes and others of the household after being burned to death in a clan raid

Corgarff's primary school closed in 1998

The nearest pub is the Allargue Arms Hotel

In 1754 about 700 men built the section of the old military road from Braemar to Corgarff castle

Between December 2009 and January 2010 night-time temperatures in the Highland glens regularly fell below -15°C

The ptarmigan (T. Lagopus) breeds in Corgarff, on a hill called the Brown Cow

 
Place Miles Kilometres
Aberdeen 54 80
Alford 26 42
Aviemore 38 61
Balmoral Castle 12 20
Banchory 36 58
Ballater 13 22
Braemar 21 34
Granton-on-Spey 25 40
Huntly 33 52
Inverness 59 94
Perth 71 113
Strathdon 7 11
Tomintoul 11 18

 

l