Plan a Visit

Getting here & parking

There are a number of ways you can travel to the Estate

The best place to start your visit is the village of Tomintoul, with its visitor information centres, shops, cafes and hotels.

By road

From South (A9) - leave A9 at Aviemore, take A95 to Grantown on Spey, then A939 to Tomintoul.

From South (via Braemar and Deeside) - leave A93 at Crathie, take B976 to Bridge of Gairn then A939 over the Lecht pass to Tomintoul.

From the north (via Elgin) - take the A95 to 1 mile S of Marypark then branch left on to the B9008 to Tomintoul.

By rail

Get on board a train from London Kings Cross to Aberdeen and Inverness. Or travel overnight on ScotRail’s Caledonian Sleeper. It’s the perfect relaxing way to start your visit. You’ll also find train links from other major cities including Cardiff, Birmingham and Manchester.

The nearest train station is Aviemore (25miles).

Public transport

Unfortunately public transport is very limited in the area. For more information, please contact the Tourist Information Centres:

Tomintoul (Open Easter to mid October) – 01807 580285
Elgin (Open all year) – call 01343 562608 or email 

By air

There are regular flights into Scotland’s main airports from across the UK, with coordinated airport to city centre transport links to make your journey here quick and easy. Aberdeen and Inverness are the nearest airports.


Free parking is available throughout Tomintoul including a large car park in the village centre as well as at Glenlivet Estate Visitor Centre at the top end of the village. Each walking trail has a free car park at the trailhead, for a small number of cars. These are labelled on the Glenlivet trails map. Coach parking is available in the main Tomintoul car park and at the Glenlivet Distillery.