The location of Pilmuir is excellent for a variety of activities including hill walking, cycling, golfing and riding along with tourist attractions in the Park such as Strathspey Steam Railway (1.5mile away), the Cairngorms, Landmark Forest Theme Park, (4miles away) Distilleries and Aviemore. The Boat of Garten is within walking and cycling distance with post office, shops, hotel and restaurants. The ‘Snow Roads Scenic Route’ (https://visitcairngorms.com/snowroads) is just a few miles away whilst the North Coast 500 (https://www.northcoast500.com) is only 25minutes north. Finally, the North East 250 (https://www.northeast250.com) is again within easy reach.
Pilmuir is a 15 minute walk to Boat of Garten or a 5-10 minute cycle on a track behind the sawmill, past the loch and ducks into the village.
The house is easily accessible by car, rail or air with Inverness only a thirty minute drive, Edinburgh or Glasgow two and half hours away or Aberdeen a two hour drive, making Pilmuir the ideal weekend or holiday stay. For reference, on google maps the postcode is PH24 3BX.
From the South
To get to Pilmuir from the South of Scotland head north up the A9 towards Inverness and turn off at Aviemore. Follow signs through Aviemore towards Grantown on Spey / Boat of Garten which is about 7 miles from Aviemore. After passing Boat of Garten remain on the A95 and you enter the village of Drumuillie. Continue through the village and after the row of houses on your right (including Locheil and Drumullie Steading), there are a number of houses on your left. Pilmuir is the fourth on the left and the second last house before leaving the Village.
From the East
Form the east coast of Scotland head towards Grantown on Spey – 35 miles from Elgin and Inverness. Once near Grantown follow signs on the A95 for Aviemore. The village of Drumuillie will appear in about 7 miles, after passing the Heather centre. On entering the village, Pilmuir is the second cottage on the right hand side.
The nearest train station is Aviemore and airport is Inverness.
Please note Pilmuir is a former Coach Inn and thus was built on a drovers road which is now the A95.