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Lands End to John O'Groats 
Daniel Freyne, Berkshire, stayed at Parkburn Guest House as one of his overnight stops.
He was hoping to complete his epic in another seven days.I will let you know when he tells me that he reached John O'Groats!

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Autumn skies at Parkburn 
Some of the skies in Grantown in autumn are spectacular. I think this is because of the clear atmosphere and the cloud formation as the sun goes down in the west.

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Harleys in October 
Andrew and Elaine came up to Grantown In October on their Harley-Davidson. They attended the 'Thunder in the Glen' meet and decided to come back and experience other trails.

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Cairngorm Farmers Market 
The CAIRNGORM FARMERS MARKET holds markets in many of the towns up and down the Strath.It is a popular place to buy local products.It shows people the variety of goods available on our doorstep.Here are only a few stalls. I will be adding more images at a later date.

Elanor www.a-bun-dance.co.uk

Ann MacLennan www.balliefurth.com

Mr Petrolini who makes delicious ice cream locally.

quick link to www.cairngorms-farmers-market.com

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Motor Mania 2009 
Motor Mania takes place in Grantown every September. Veteran cars and vintage vehicles line up to be displayed and admired. This year it was a glorious afternoon with Highland country dancing,Jazz bands, pipe bands,music groups, Cairngorm Farmers Market Group,bird of prey exhibition,local charities and much much more. Lots of photographic opportunities.

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Parkburn welcomes Bikers 
We often have motor bike visitors to Parkburn.They come from Holland, Belgium, Germany as well as from other parts of Britain.Their tours take in the glens towards Braemar, Glenshee,Spean Bridge, Fort Wiliam,Skye, Thurso and many other scenic routes.

Joy and Stewart Mowatt August 2009

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Harley Davidson Bikes in Grantown 
On Saturday 29th August ' Thunder in the Glens' arrived in Grantown
The Dunedin Chapter of Harley-Davidson Owners meet annually in Aviemore. This meeting attracts thousands of Harley bikers from all over Europe and beyond. Over the last five years the Harley-Davidson bikers have accepted an invitation to come to Grantown...........which they do in style.
2000+ bikers arrived in a long convoy, roaring and blowing horns as spectators waved their welcome. The Square and High Street were lined with Harleys of every description, all shining and looking magnificent. There were stalls,music and entertaiment for everyone to enjoy.
It was a wonderful experience and hopefully they will return next year 2010.

The arrival
The bikes
Parked up
Scottish bikers
quick link to Press and Journal Report

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Grantown accommodation - Parkburn 
Although autumn has not arrived yet.....I thought you might like a reminder of last year's wonderful autumn show.
Allan and I would be delighted to look after you should you decide to come and see the beautiful landscapes for yourselves.

The rowans ( mountain ash ) trees are spectacular in September.

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Grants at Parkburn 

Mr Duncan Grant (wearing Ancient Grant tartan) and his son James ( tartan- Ancient Hunting Grant) both stayed at Parkburn while attending the Clan Grant Gathering at Abernethy Games. Next year, in 2010, there will be an International Clan Grant Gathering at Nethy Bridge when people from all over the world will meet to celebrate their special identity with the Grant Clan. A group of Cherokee Indians with Grant connections are hoping to attend !! Everyone, participants and visitors are assured of a wonderful welcome and a day to remember.

quick link to Clan Grant website

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Salmon Fishing 

Parkburn has many guests who enjoy fishing the world famous River Spey.
We have a spacious garage where rods and tackle can be
stored safely ( at fiherman's own risk ).Also we have adequate freezer space to store any catches.
Information can be found at Mortimers Fishing Tackle Shop in Grantown and the website for Spey Fishing.
( More information in entries on right of this column at the top )
quick link to Mortimers

quick link to fishing Spey website

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