Cairngorm

PhotographerKieran Dodds
Entry Description

Day trippers spilling down the lower slopes of the Cairngorm mountain resort. Situated near Aviemore in Strathspey The land is owned by Highlands and Islands Enterprise, a Scottish government subsidy, but is operated privately. In Scotland 12% of land is owned by public bodies such as this. Cairngorm national park, encompassing a number of private landowners, became Scotland's second national park, formed in 2003, with the aim of protecting 4528km2 of land in the heart of the country.