If you’ve still got the energy for a night on the town or a bracing dram after a hard day enjoying the best of CairnGorm skiing, you’ll be pleased to hear that the Aviemore area boasts of an impressive choice of over a hundred pubs and bars. Virtually all of the area’s many hotels and lodges have their own on-site bar which is open to both residents and non residents alike, so you’ll never have to look too far to find refreshment when coming off the slopes.
The Winking Owl in the heart of the ski district on Grampian Road is popular with skiers and snowboarders, with its extensive collection of local malt whiskies, cocktails and cask conditioned ales, as well as a selection of lagers all served in front of big screen live sports.
The Cas Bar located on CairnGorm Mountain itself is open all year round until 4.30pm and serves warming hot chocolate, mulled wines and coffee in front of a log fire.
Mackenzies Highland Inn offers live entertainment in their large and welcoming bar, as well as food and accommodation which is popular with skiers and snowboarders from all over the world.