Lecht Ski Resort
echt 2090 is based 2090 feet (645m) above sea level amid the beauty of the Eastern Cairngorms. The Lecht Activity Centre is situated in the heart of Scotland’s largest National Park at the top of the pass between Tomintoul and Strathdon.
Man, this place, it is amazing, the positioning, the snow, the enormous free car park, the fact that you can sledge anywhere, the quality of the slopes, the rental equippment, the cage/restauranr… everything was perfect! Scottish hospitality at it’s best.
The previously infamous road between Tomintoul and Cockbridge is one of the highest main roads in the UK and the hills around rise up to 2,700ft (775m). This natural playground offers exciting outdoor activities for both the summer and winter seasons and the local staff are keen to make sure you have an enjoyable day out on the hills.
Winter activities are ideal for all levels of skiers and snowboarders but especially good for beginners and intermediates. A total 12 different lifts, including a 3 person chairlift and a magic carpet travelator which get novices going on day one. All equipment and clothing can be hired on site, equipment can be booked on line, the ski school can develop your skills from basic to racers and all in a safe environment close to the beautiful purpose built day lodge, which houses cafe, bar, ticket office, shop, ski hire, toilets all under one roof.
Summer Activities include 2 downhill mountain trails for Mountain Bikes with a skills park
All details are on the web site and local accommodation can be found at the bottom of the home page and under the ‘Winter Action’ tab on the main page.
The building is also available for business meetings, private functions and even weddings.
The Lecht engineering staff have also exported their building skills to many parts of the UK as well as Europe, including Iceland and Southern Ireland. See the Engineering tab on the home page for details.
The Lecht is easily reached from Speyside and Aviemore, Donside and Aberdeen as well as Royal Deeside. For your GPS the nearest post code is AB36 8YP and you will be on the right road 2 miles South of the Centre.