Cairngorms National Park
Authentic European wilderness is in short supply, but you can come close to experiencing it in Cairngorms National Park, home to much of Scotland
’s native forest and a quarter of all the endangered species in the U.K. At more than 1,750 square miles, it’s the biggest national park in Britain, encompassing four of the five largest mountains in Scotland. In addition to stunning scenery, visitors will find a natural playground with water sports, skiing, incredible hiking and cycling trails, and 12 golf courses. The park also features the U.K.’s only sled-dog center as well as the country’s first permanent, bridge-based bungee jump.