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An organic and eco-friendly Guest House, in the Cairngorms National Park, awarded 4 stars by Visit Scotland. Explore the area with terrific walks from the door and mountain bike trails with bike hire 2 miles away.

Quote greentraveller when you book and you will receive a Tree planted in the Trees for Life Grove with your own dedication as a "Thank You" for staying with us.

Rooms: 3 bedrooms - 2 Super King/Twin & 1 Twin
Price:

From £55

Meals: Dinner 3 courses £26.50 per person Packed Lunch is available at £5.50 per person
Open: Closed November & December
Address: The Rumblie Guest House, Laggan, By Newtonmore, Cairngorms National Park, PH20 1AH
Tel: +44 (0)1528 544766
 
reviewed by greentraveller

Why we've chosen The Rumblie, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

<p><strong>Fiona and Simon suggest their top 5 things for guests to do when they stay at the Rumblie:</strong></p><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.3em;">Go and see the famous location from the international films and tv shows filmed on the <a href="http://www.ardverikie.com/" target="_blank">Ardverikie Estate</a> (Monarch of the Glen, Outlander, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen)</span></li><li><span style="line-height: 1.3em;">Visit one of the highest whisky distilleries at <a href="https://www.discovering-distilleries.com/dalwhinnie/" target="_blank">Dalwhinnie</a> and sample their whisky specially matched with chocolate</span></li><li><span style="line-height: 1.3em;">Attend a <a href="http://www.shga.co.uk/" target="_blank">Highland Games</a>…go by steam train to one of them</span></li><li><span style="line-height: 1.3em;">Bag a munro or just enjoy a local walk and see some wildlife</span></li><li><span style="line-height: 1.3em;">Visit the <a href="https://www.highlifehighland.com/highlandfolkmuseum/" target="_blank">Highland Folk Museum</a> - quite a quirky place</span></li></ul><p><strong>Why is this a greener holiday?</strong></p> <p>To truly minimise the environmental impact, guests are encouraged to arrive by public transport: the nearest train stations are Newtonmore, Kingussie and Dalwhinnie and the owners are happy to collect guest from these stations by prior arrangement. If arriving on foot, they can also collect guests who are walking the East Highland Way.</p> <p>Onsite the owners have taken a number of green measures to reduce the environmental impact of their tourism business, and have earned Gold from the GTBS. Energy saving light bulbs are used throughout and they purchase A+, A and B energy rated appliances when required. They use organic and fair trade produce wherever possible and only use eco friendly cleaning products. They have an extensive recycling program to reduce waste sent to landfill.</p><p>[img_assist|nid=13821|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]<em>Review by Anya Hart Dyke:</em></p><p><em>"The Rumblie is an ideal destination for individuals or small groups who enjoy exploring loch and forest terrain on foot, wheel or hoof, who want to unwind from busy lives in a great deal of comfort, and for those interested in learning about the local area."</em></p><p><em>Read Anya's <a href="http://www.greentraveller.co.uk/blog/review-rumblie-cairngorms-national-park-scotland" target="_blank">full review of The Rumblie</a></em></p><div id="TA_selfserveprop591" class="TA_selfserveprop">
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Top Eco Features at The Rumblie

 
  • Organic & Fair Trade produce

  • Use eco friendly cleaning products

  • Energy saving light bulbs and A+, A & B energy rated appliances

  • Supports local butcher

  • Reduces waste by having 6 compost bins & recycling/reusing all the items that they can

  • Awarded Gold in the Green Tourism Business Scheme

 

Location

The Rumblie, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland
Nearest train station: Newtonmore, Kingussie or Dalwhinnie

Directions from station:
We are able to collect guests from the train or coach at Newtonmore, Kingussie or Dalwhinnie (by prior arrangement) taxi Sorry there is no public transport to the village and it is not practical to walk the distance. We can also collect guests who are walking the East Highland Way

Plan your journey by train

Buy rail tickets online and then collect them at any main station.
Bookings usually open 10-12 weeks before your date of travel.

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