Kingussie, Scotland, is a town in the Scottish Highlands, around seventy kilometres south of Inverness. Around one thousand four hundred people live in the small town, which is linked to Inverness by the A9 road. The A9 road connects the very rural area of the far north to Perth and eventually to Edinburgh via M90. The name Kingussie derives from the Gaelic language, and literally, it can be translated as "head of the pine forest." The unspoiled nature and the fresh air are the most convincing arguments to visit the area. Besides the excellent quality of the air, the small town boasts creative locals who have the reputation of running particularly innovative businesses and creating interesting events such as festivals every month.
If you want to spend some time in Kingussie, you can choose from hotels, guesthouses, holiday apartments, and hostel options in Kingussie, Scotland. Your Kingussie, Scotland hostel will be located in the centre of the town and therefore it is easy to get around. The region is not very touristic. However, the holiday season in summer can be busy, too. So booking a Kingussie, Scotland hostel or guesthouse in advance helps a lot to avoid disappointments in July and August.
Kingussie is located in Cairngorms National Park. The park is home to twenty-five percent of Scotland's native forest. It is also home to many rare as well as endangered species in the United Kingdom and boasts a unique wildlife. The reason for most tourists to visit the region is the unspoiled nature and the opportunity to relax far away from the hustle and bustle of a big city. The scenic landscape is very suitable for photographers, as well. If you are sporty, you can try out cycling, golfing, fishing, and various watersports. Hiking and walking are also very popular among locals and tourists. The region is an excellent spot for all sorts of outdoor activities.
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