Visitor Centre

We were proud to open the new Explore Abernethy Visitor Centre in the Community Centre in spring 2015.

Opening times

March until November: 7 days a week; 9.30am – 5.30pm

Winter opening as above for 2016/17, weather permitting.

You are welcome to come and look around. Don’t forget to tell us about your exciting wildlife sightings. Write them on our fun interactive sightings board and see what else is around.

Although the centre is mainly unmanned, the Ranger is at the centre on Thursday 2-4pm from April – September and around and about in Nethy Bridge on Fridays.

The centre provides:

  • Visitor Information and orientation (local to Park-wide) including info on paths, Dell Woods National Nature Reserve and Cairngorms National Park
  • Exhibits / displays
  • Hands on children’s activities
  • Touch table
  • Historical maps and photographs
  • Historical information and artefacts
  • Walks packs, Trail maps for sale.
  • and …  Toilets!!!

The visitor centre refurbishment was funded by the Cairngorms National Park Authority and Scottish Natural Heritage.