The town of Aviemore has many individual shops with a good selection of specialised food, gift, grocery, wine and spirit, sweet, outdoor specialist and book shops.
There is a Semi Chem and Boots, a Tesco, Co-Op, Home Bargains, an M&S Simply Food at the fuel station and shortly an ALDI will also open in the new retail park and Best One convenience store for all your needs.
The town also has a Post Office, Information Office and the Macdonald Spey Shopping at the Macdonald Resort, where luxury goods, foods and well known shopping brands are on offer.
Within the Aviemore Resort there is also the Spey Valley Cinema with all the latest releases.There is also a soft play area, lagoon swimming pool with wave machine and flume, Vital Health and Well Being Club. www.MacdonaldHotels.co.uk/Aviemore
Inverness, the capital of the highlands is 30 miles away, with many sights, Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield and fine shopping .
Balmoral Castle, the Queen’s Scottish residence, which is a great visit, is about 50 miles inland in Royal Deeside.
There are many smaller villages around Aviemore for exploring,
Boat of Garten 7 miles / 11 km
Carrbridge 7 miles / 11 km
Kincraig 7 miles / 12 km
Dulnain Bridge 12 miles / 19 km
Nethy Bridge 12 miles / 19 km
Kingussie 13 miles / 20 km
Grantown –on- Spey 14 miles / 23 km
Newtonmore 15 miles /25 km
Cromdale 17 miles 28 km