Balciuin
Trish Davis

 

5 Lynstock Park
PH25 3EL
Nethybridge
Tel       01479 821920
Mobile 07749 479270

Peaceful location - spectacular views – large garden - and a friendly welcome
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SPORTING & OUTDOOR

Abernethy Nethybridge Adventure Centre:-
Abernethy Nethybridge is a beautiful converted country house set in 25 acres of parkland and forest. The Centre has grown dramatically since it was first set up in 1971, and offers a fantastic range of indoor and outdoor activity options.

Archery and Clay Pigeon Shooting
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At Craggan or Rothiemurchus

Climbing:-  
There is an excellent climbing wall in Aviemore where you can hone your skills and get good practical advice about climbing in the area. Extreme Dream
 
Cycling:-
A great area for all types of cycling and competing in an assortment of events see Cairngorm Cycling Club for more information. Many of the walking tracks are also suitable for mountain bikes and maps are available to show cycle routes both on and off road. A classic route from here is through the Ryvoan Pass to Glenmore then back over the Sluggen Pass, Tulloch Moor and Abernethy Forest.  
For those wanting to improve their mountain biking skills there is the Laggan Wolftrax Mountain Bike Park

Fishing:-
Fishing for salmon and sea trout is available on the River Spey.  Tickets are available from Mortimers in Grantown. Fishing for brown trout either from the bank or from a boat is possible on Lochindorb.  Rainbow trout can be caught at the fish farms at Rothiemurchus and at Craggan.

Golf:-
Nethy Bridge has its own 9 hole course built on natural moorland and offering visitors a warm welcome and a great variety of shots. (01479 821305)
Other courses in the area include:-

Spey Valley Golf Course, Aviemore 01479 815100
Boat of Garten Golf and Tennis Club 01479 831282
Craggan Golf Course 01479 873283
Carr Bridge Golf Club 08444 14 14 15
Grantown-on-Spey Golf Course 01479 872079
Kingussie Golf Club 01540 661600
Newtonmore Golf Club 01540 673878

  10% off at Abernethy Golf Course 

A golf pass is available giving discount at all of the above courses see www.visitaviemore.com


Horse Riding:- 
Treks and riding lessons are available at.
Alvie Stables 
Newtonmore Riding Centre
Tomintoul Riding Centre
Logie Steading

Outdoor Pursuits:- 
A whole range of outdoor activities are available through Active Aviemore.  Check out their great café on the southern approach to Aviemore

Quad Bikes and 4x4 Off Roading:- 
www.highlandadventure.co.uk
www.rothiemurchus.net
 
Sailing and Canoeing:-
Available on Loch Morlich and Loch Insh

Swimming Pools and Sports Centres:-  
Facilities are available at:-
The Craig MacLean Sports Centre in Grantown-on-Spey
The Aviemore Highland Resort in Aviemore
The Coylumbridge Hotel, Coylumbridge just outside Aviemore

Walking:-
Nethy Bridge boasts a network of well kept way marked paths around the village. These take you along the River Nethy, into the RSPB reserve, through the SNH site and The Abernethy Forest.  The Speyside Way links Nethy with  Boat of Garten in one direction and Grantown on Spey in the other. Without even crossing a road you can pick up the Lairig an Laoigh route to Braemar or get into The Ryvoan Pass to Glenmore. Not far away is Rothiemurchus Estate which offers a selection of well maintained paths through stunning scenery including Loch an Eilein, Loch Einich and up to Loch Morlich.

White Water Rafting and Canoeing:-
Enjoy the thrills and hopefully not the spills on the beautiful Findhorn River
Active Outdoor Pursuits
Ace Adventures
G2 Outdoor
Full On Adventure 

Below is a map of the above mentioned Speyside Way from the Official Site where further information can be found:-

 

Speyside_Way_Map


Here are some links to the websites of some of the local attractions:-