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Countryside Rangers in the Cairngorms National Park

Countryside rangers welcome visitors to the countryside and help people discover and appreciate what’s around them. Feel free to pop into any of the ranger bases. Rangers in the Park run Events throughout the year. There are also many commercial operators that run land rover safaris, wildlife watching days and events.



Countryside Rangers in the Cairngorms National Park

Ranger Events
Countryside Rangers don't just monitor the weather and the rare species of the Park, they provide lots of activities for you too!  Feel free to pop into any of the ranger bases listed - they may not always be manned though!
Rangers in the Park run events throughout the year - see the What's On page.  Some events have a charge and some just ask for a donation. 

Listed below are the ranger bases which can be found throughout the park.


Glenlivet Estate Ranger Service

4. Glenlivet Estate Ranger Service

Glenlivet Estate, part of the Crown Estate, lies between the Ladder and Cromdale hills at the north east edge of the Cairngorms. W...

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The Crown Estate


Cairngorms Ranger Service

5. Cairngorms Ranger Service

Cairngorm Ranger Service operates over Cairngorm Estate and the Northern Corries of Cairn Gorm. Coire an t-Sneachda and Coire an L...

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Cairngorm Mountain


Forestry Commission Scotland Ranger Service Glenmore

6. Forestry Commission Scotland Ranger Service Glenmore

Forestry Commission Scotland is responsible for the management of forests and woodland owned by the nation. They are the biggest r...

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Glenmore Visitor Centre


7. Mar Lodge Estate Ranger Service

National Trust for Scotland,Mar Lodge, Royal Deeside,BraemarT. 0844 493 2172

8. Glen Tanar Estate Ranger Service

Glen Tanar Estate,Brooks House, Royal Deeside,BallaterT. +44 (0) 1339 886451

9. Balmoral Estate Ranger Service

The Estates Office,Balmoral, Royal Deeside,CrathieT. 01339 742534

10. Explore Abernethy Ranger Service

Nethy Bridge Community Centre,Nethy BridgeT. 01479 821565

11. Speyside Way Ranger Service

Speyside Way Visitor Centre,Broomfield Square, Aberlour,TomintoulT. 01340 881266

12. Angus Glens Ranger Service

The Ranger Base,Angus Glens, Glendoll,ClovaT. 01575 550233

13. Highland Council Ranger Service - Grantown-on-Spey

The Court House,The Square,Grantown on SpeyT. 01479 873914

14. Atholl Estates Ranger Service

Atholl Estates Office,Blair AthollT. 01796 481355 / 481646

15. Marr / Cairngorms National Park Ranger

Burn O'Vat Centre,DinnetT. 013398 80868

16. Scottish Natural Heritage

Achantoul,AviemoreT. 01479 810477