When it comes to winter leisure activities, skiing offers the best in scenery and time with family and friends.
Did you know that skiing this holiday season could leave you feeling happier and healthier after hitting the slopes?
Skiing has lots of benefits, it's excellent for your muscles, helps with weight loss and If you are experiencing stress in your life, you will see how much better you feel after your time on the ski slopes, as well as resulting in a good night’s sleep.
You don't have to go to Europe with the three main Scottish snow ski and snowboard resorts - Cairngorm, Glenshee and the Lecht, the Cairngorms Park offers the best skiing and snowboarding in the UK and not forgetting Ben Nevis with the only mountain gondola transporting you 650m down the slopes of Aonach Mor, the eights highest peak in Britain. Whether you're a beginner who has never tried to ski, you ski occasionally or maybe the last time you had a go was when you were younger, it is an excellent opportunity not to be missed.
Here are some self catering cottages for you to consider which offer excellent opportunities to ski in Scotland, and France.
Katchana (Ref.1447) in Kincraig between Kingussie and Aviemore. An appealing and unusual detached property in an elevated position overlooking Loch Insh on one side and with magnificent views of the Cairngorms from the other. After a day enjoying the outdoor activities in Cairngorms National Park sit and relax in the fabulous hot tub.
Glencanisp (Ref.14640) is a tastefully-presented detached stone cottage in the heart of Aviemore in the stunning Cairngorms National Park. This Aviemore cottage is ideally situated close to the vibrant town centre, which as you would expect has much to offer in terms of shopping, dining and lively pubs. The Cairngorms National Park is not only famous for its outdoor pursuits, but also for its stunning scenery and wonderful wildlife.
Acorn Lodge (Ref.10114) is a unique, bespoke log cabin is privately tucked away on its own elevated site in Fort William, accessed via wooden walkways and a small bridge over the river. At just 15 minutes away from Nevis range where there are a wealth of activities available from Ski and Snowboarding, to Winter climbing and Forest Walks.
Bionnay Villa (Ref.16834) this holiday is ideally located for those wishing to hit the slopes. Skiing during the winter months and hiking during the summer months makes this holiday property popular all year round. With a view of the mountains, well-known ski regions can easily be reached like Evasion Mont-Blanc.