Strathspey Storywalks – Fairytales and Fables

Nature stories from the Cairngorms – audio-guided adventures

An audio tour of stories available online, to listen when you are out and about exploring, or at home. From outwitting waterhorses, to saving our forests from an evil princess, to what might happen if you step inside a fairy hill, these are local tales about living intertwined with nature.

Each story is linked to a specific location in the Cairngorms National Park – why not take yourself on a journey through the landscape and listen to each story at it’s home? Or you can settle in somewhere cosy and let yourself be taken on an auditory adventure..

You can access the tour via the links below, or via the izi.travel app – and if you have the app and are in the geographical locations, it will trigger the story to play automatically!


There are four stories:

Listen via the player above or click the links below.

Fairy hills and the Fiddlers of Glenfeshie

Tales from Lochan Uaine in Glenmore and what can happen if you ever have the misfortune of being invited inside a fairy hill… Click here

The Giant and Fairy King of Loch Morlich

The encounters of Robin Òg with giant Highland warrior Red Hand and Donald King of the Fairies who live at Loch Morlich. Click here

The Flying Princess and Forests of Kingussie

A story of how the people of Kingussie saved their Scots pine forests from an evil princess, and why this brought an unexpected creature to the Cairngorms! Click here

Willox the Wizard of Grantown and the Notorious Kelpies

A tale of waterhorses who live in lochs and rivers of the Cairngorms, and how a local man outwitted one and took its powers… Click here

  • Date : May 12, 2022 - May 15, 2022
  • Time : 12:00 am - 12:00 am (UTC)
  • Venue : Badenoch and Strathspey

Organizers

Strathspey Storywalks