Find Us - Directions
GETTING HERE IS EASY!
Reaching The Mountview Hotel in Nethy Bridge is easy. Here are some suggestions to help you plan your journey.
From the west travel north to Perth.
From the east travel via Forth Road Bridge and M90 to Perth.
From Perth take A9 signposted Inverness to exit north of Aviemore. Follow signs northeast through Boat of Garten to Nethy Bridge (ten miles). In Nethy Bridge, drive through the village, over the River Nethy, and you will see our sign 200 metres ahead on the right.
By coach to Aviemore
Scottish Citylink tel: 08705 505050
Coach travel is possible from England, but takes a long time - most of our guests prefer rail or air travel.
Rail travel to Aviemore
The best rail service to Aviemore is the 'Highland Chieftain', which leaves London Kings Cross at 12.00, arriving Aviemore at 19.27. This train collects at Peterborough (12.46), York (13.58), Newcastle (14.51) and Edinburgh (16.27). Change of train may be required at Edinburgh. We recommend you connect with this service if possible.
From the west, travellers can reach Edinburgh direct from Plymouth, Bristol, Birmingham, Crewe or Preston. In general, rail travel via Edinburgh is easier than via Glasgow, where a trip across the city between stations is needed, often followed by a change at Perth.
Return trains to Edinburgh leave Aviemore at 07.24, 08.29 (fast train to London - recommended), and 11.20.
Please check details before you travel. Rail enquiries - Tel: 0845 7484950.
Air Travel to Inverness
An increasingly popular option!
Flights to Inverness are available from
Luton and Gatwick (Easyjet) Tel: 0870 600 0000
Heathrow (BMI) Tel: 0870 607 0555
Gatwick, Edinburgh or Glasgow (British Airways City Express) Te: 08457 733377 New flights are becoming available all the time, and Bristol, Bekfast and Leeds now have links to Inverness.
Travel from Inverness Airport to Nethy Bridge by taxi (Tel: Bremners of Aviemore 01479 810141), or rail from Inverness to Aviemore.
TRANSFERS BETWEEN Nethy Bridge AND AVIEMORE - FREE!
Our courtesy collect and return service is available to guests joining a Heatherlea birdwatching holiday. This service includes transfers from Aviemore to The Mountview Hotel, and back again at the end of your holiday. first collection is available from 16.30 hours on day of arrival, and during the morning of departure until 12 noon.
PLEASE BOOK AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE