Looking for something a bit different to enjoy on your holiday in the Cairngorm National Park?
Come along and enjoy one of our Horse and Carriage Picnic Drives in the Highlands of Scotland, near Aviemore.
Your and your guest(s) will be picked up from the car park at Clury Croft by myself and Holly &/or Lola our carriage horse(s). On booking you have the choice of either our romantic "Wedding" carriage for 2 people or our new "Access for All " covered carriage which can have it's hood on/off or rolled up - depending on the weather, it is also Wheelchair Friendly. We will then transport you along a quiet country road, enjoying views of the Dulnain Valley, to the historic village of Carrbridge. The drive is approximately 8 miles in total, and as we travel along in the carriage, keep a look out for the various wild-life along the way. There is a wide variety birds to see, hare, Red and Roe Deer or even the elusive Red Squirrel. On arriving at the picnic spot in the village you can disembark from the carriage and take a stroll to see the historic 1717 Pack-horse Bridge and visit the local craft shops. On returning to the carriage your picnic will be set out for your to enjoy at your leisure. Then we pack up and enjoy the relaxing return journey back to the croft –no falling asleep now! The experience last for approximately 3 hour.
We have two options for our Picnic Drive:-
Our Classic Picnic Drive consists of sandwiches of your choice on brown or white artisan bread with a choice of fillings which include egg or tuna mayonnaise, roast chicken or ham, tomato and cucumber. Also included will be a selections of fruit, biscuits and crisps, tea/coffee/soft drinks and a complimentary bottle of red or white wine.
Cost - £80 per adult, £50 per child (5- 16 years), under 5's free with a minimum of 2 adults.
Our Deluxe Picnic Drive contains the same choice of sandwiches with the addition of smoked salmon, prawns or roast beef. You will also have the fruit, biscuits and crisps, but with the addition of sausage rolls, pate and oatcakes, scotch eggs with strawberries & cream to finish. Tea/coffee and soft drinks are also included, as is a complimentary bottle of bubbly.
Cost - £90 per adult, £60 per child (5-16 years), under 5's free with a minimum of 2 adults.
If you have any allergies/dietary requirements, please let us know at time of booking.
To book one of our Picnic Drives, we would require a 50% non-returnable deposit to secure the
booking, the remainder being payable at any time, but no less than 1 week prior to the drive.
Payment can be made through BACS, card or PayPal, (there is a 5% surcharge for PayPal payments).
N.B. Please note that prices are correct as at 1st April 2018