About RAF Central Fund Feshiebridge
***COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to national lockdown restrictions the lodges are currently closed until further notice. Please be assured that when they do reopen the processes and cleaning products used by our change-over team have been certified to comply with COVID-19 industry standard. For the safety of our guests we are providing soft copies of our information packs prior to their stay along with a contact-less entry system. We have social distancing measures in place and the site’s layout allows all parties to safely enjoy their private terrace areas and balconies whilst distanced from other guests.
Recently redeveloped by the RAF Central Fund, Feshiebridge Lodges offer beautifully-designed accommodation to be enjoyed by RAF personnel, their families, friends and anyone else who wishes to unwind and explore the spectacular Cairngorms National Park.
Nestled in picturesque forest surroundings, we are pleased to offer four 3-bedroom lodges, a large studio apartment and a spacious 1-bedroom apartment which can double up as a large communal living and dining area for groups.
With numerous outdoor activities, stunning scenery, historical sites, and abundant wildlife on your doorstep, Feshiebridge Lodges provide spacious, comfortable self-catering accommodation for those wishing to explore this area of outstanding natural beauty.
More accessible than you might think, Feshiebridge is just a short drive from the scenic towns of Aviemore and Kinguissie and less than an hour from Inverness airport.
With an exclusive 33% discount* for serving RAF personnel, the lodges are the perfect getaway for families, couples or groups all year round. Accommodation at Feshiebridge is available to book for week-long breaks with a key safe system allowing for flexibility in the length of your stay. To obtain your RAF Feshiebridge Lodge discount please send an email to Feshiebridge@rafcf.org.uk detailing your preferred lodge or apartment and booking dates.
Discount code request (* this is a rack rate discount and cannot be taken in conjunction with any other offer or discount)
The lodges and apartments at Feshiebridge have been recently redeveloped with stylish interiors, relaxing outdoor space, and all the facilities you could need to make your self-catering stay comfortable and memorable.
3-bedroom lodges: Perfect for families or groups.
Sleeping up to eight people and split over two floors, each lodge comprises a ground floor with a fully-equipped contemporary kitchen/diner including a dishwasher and washing machine. Stylish dining areas have eight-seater tables that provide the perfect space for family meals or group dining after a day of activities, whilst cosy living spaces have log burners and relaxing sofas, one of which converts to a sofa bed. To ensure the lodges can be used by everyone, the ground floor also has a king-size bedroom and large bathroom with accessible shower unit.
On the second floor there is a king-sized bedroom and a large twin bedroom, each with their own private balconies, as well as a shared family bathroom equipped with a bath and overhead shower.
A partly sheltered terrace between each lodge offers forest views and a relaxing space for al fresco dining with an additional smaller terrace accessible from each of the ground floor bedrooms.
Studio Apartment: A perfect hideaway for couples or individuals.
This great value apartment offers a cosy living area with a sofa that can be converted into a sofa bed if needed, a well-equipped kitchenette and a small dining table and chairs. Dividing the living space from the main sleeping area with its comfortable king-size bed is a separate shower room with toilet and basin.
The apartment also has an outdoor seating area with forest views for al fresco dining when the weather is fine.
1-bedroom Apartment: Flexible accommodation for couples or groups
This sizeable apartment can sleep up to four people with a double bedroom, two shower rooms and a spacious living area with sofa bed. The open plan living space provides a fully-equipped kitchen with washing machine and dishwasher as well as a large dining table that can seat up to 12 people. Comfortable sofas in front of a log burner creates an inviting space to relax after a day of activities and there is also a communal outdoor terrace area with wood burning stove that can accommodate a large group.
- Pet friendly
- Bike store/wash
- Forest surroundings
- Activities nearby
- Linen & Towels
- Log burners
- Highchair/cots available
- Stunning views
- Outdoor Seating
Feshiebridge lies within the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands, the largest national park in the UK with spectacular scenery and a great variety of things to do, from castles and distilleries, to walking trails, family fun and endless outdoor activities all year round.
Just eight miles from Feshiebridge is the scenic town of Aviemore, where you will find shops, cafés, bars and local attractions.
Inverness Airport is less than 50 miles away (approximately one hour by car) and both Aviemore and Kinguisse have railway stations.
With an exclusive 33% discount* for serving RAF personnel, the lodges are the perfect getaway for families, couples or groups all year round. Accommodation at Feshiebridge is available to book for week-long breaks with a key safe system allowing for flexibility in the length of your stay.
To ensure you receive your RAF Feshiebridge Lodges discount or to check availability please email Feshiebridge@rafcf.org.uk detailing your preferred lodge or apartment and your preferred dates so that we can provide you with a discount code.
Bookings are being managed for us by Sykes Cottages, please call their reservations team on Tel: 01244 500 579 ensuring you have your discount code to hand.
Feshiebridge is a perfect base to experience everything the Cairngorms National Park has to offer. From water sports to winter sports, distilleries to birdwatching, castles to cycling, the area is brimming with activities for all ages, all levels of experience, and all weathers!
The Cairngorms National Park boasts some of the cleanest rivers and lochs in Europe, as well as two dedicated watersports centres. Try your hand at fishing, sailing, windsurfing, paddle sports, rafting, swimming or gorge walking, all set against a magnificent mountain backdrop.
Feshiebridge lies just a few miles from Cairn Gorm, the best-known ski and snowboarding area in the National Park. The snow stays around for most of the winter season with a great variety of terrain on offer for both downhill and cross-country skiing. There is tuition available for all levels and plenty of apres-ski available in Aviemore.
The sheer size, scale and remoteness of the Cairngorms makes them an ideal playground for keen hillwalkers, and with Feshiebridge as your base you can easily ‘bag a Munro’. For those seeking less of a challenge, there are countless beautiful trails along rivers and besides lochs were you can take in spectacular views and spot local wildlife.
Whether you are an experienced mountain biker or simply looking for a family-friendly cycle ride, the Cairngorms are home to some of the best cycling routes in Scotland, with an impressive 64km of well-connected off-road routes and plenty of places where you can hire bikes of all types. Plus, our accommodation at Feshiebridge offers a separate bike store and washing area for outdoor equipment.
The Cairngorms’ played an important role in much of Scotland’s history, from Royal feuds and bloody battles to industrial revolution. There are numerous historical attractions across the National Park with tales to tell of the area’s fascinating past, including Ruthven Barracks, Balmoral Castle, and Braemar Castle.
Home to an amazing array of wildlife, the Cairngorm National Park has some of the UK’s most rare and endangered species. Nature lovers will be spoilt with the natural history on offer and visitors to Feshiebridge may be lucky enough to spot some of the animals the lodges are named after as well as red squirrels, pine martens or the elusive Scottish wildcat. For guaranteed sightings and a close encounter with some of the region’s native species as well as their Northern Hemisphere cousins, then the Highland Wildlife Park is well worth a visit.
For many visitors to the region, a trip to Scotland would not be complete without a wee dram. So if you are keen to whet your whistle then you are in luck, with the Cairngorm Brewery and Inshriach Gin Distillery just down the road in Aviemore, and the Speyside Distillery a few miles away in Kingussie.
Other local attractions
There are all sorts of other attractions within easy reach of Feshiebridge, including the Strathspey Steam Railway, the Rothiemurchus Estate, the Fun House at Hilton Coylumbridge, the Landmark Forest Adventure Centre and the Highland Folk Museum.
For further inspiration or more details on activities and attractions check out visitcairngorms.com