- Drier than your might think
- One of the best climates in the UK
What to expect for your visit
While everyone loves to have nice weather on a nice day – for visitors to Landmark it is becoming less of a deal breaker for a visit. With more and more under cover here, there is always some shelter close by to duck into on those persistently rainy days. Light waterproofs are a good bet for the showers that might just try to spoil things for a short period.
Our peculiar geography between the Monadh Liath mountain range and the Cairngorm Mountains to the east creates a ‘rain shadow’ effect and results in a relatively low annual rainfall for Carrbridge: 813 mm per annum, similar to the south of England and a fraction of our near neighbour Fort William at 2000mm to 3000 mm per annum. (Source Met Office)
When looking at BBC or Met office forecasts our advice would be for ‘Light shower’, ‘Shower’ or ‘Heavy shower’ read as ‘dry in the main with a risk of …’