Indoor or Outdoor, Sunny Days or Rainy Days, For the Young and Young at Heart, Moray has something for everyone.

here are a few ideas:

Local Whisky Distilleries:

  • Strathisla Distillery visitor centre (Keith), (Oldest working Distillery in the Highlands).
  • Aberlour Distillery visitor centre, (Aberlour).
  • Glen Grant Distillery visitor centre and Gardens, (Rothes).
  • Glenfiddich Distillery visitor centre, (Dufftown), (FREE TOUR).
  • Macallan Distillery visitor centre, (Craigellachie), (Pre-booking required).
  • Glenlivet Distillery visitor centre, (Ballindalloch), (FREE TOUR).
  • Balvenie Distillery visitor centre, (Dufftown), (Pre-booking required).

For more details go to our "LINKS" page. Please Note distillery tour fee's vary as do length of tours.

 

Recreational Activities:

  • Woodland Walks on your doorstep.
  • Horse Riding, (Cranloch near Elgin).
  • Speyside Way Long Distance Walk.
  • Golf Courses, (Keith, Lossiemouth, Dufftown, Elgin).
  • Dolphin Watching at Spey Bay Visitors Centre, (FREE admission).
  • Beaches, Many beautiful beaches along the Moray Firth including Lossiemouth.
  • Tennis Courts, (Keith and Craigellachie(FREE Tennis Courts & Childrens Park)).
  • Swimming Pools, (Keith and Elgin).
  • Ice Rink, (Elgin).
  • Ten Pin Bowling, (Elgin).
  • Cinema, (Elgin).
  • Skiing, (Aviemore and The Lecht).
  • Fishing Locally, (River Spey).
  • Mountain Biking, (Ben Aigan), (FREE).
  • Outdoors Activity Centres.

 

Highland Games:

From May through to September each year, Local Villages and Towns Play Host to Highland Games which feature Massed Pipe Bands, Piping Competitions, Highland Dancing, Tossing the Caber, Hammer Throwing, Tug of War, Fell Running amongst others. Locations Include:

  • Fochabers, (Gordon Castle Highland Games) (17th May 2015).
  • Forres.(4th July 2015).
  • Dufftown.(25th July 2015).
  • Aberlour.(1st August 2015).
  • Nethy Bridge.(8th August 2015).
  • Nairn.(15th August 2015).
  • Grantown on Spey.(23th August 2015).

 

Local Ceilidh & Scottish Music Events:

  • Dufftown Ceilidh Nights, (Every Thursday evening during Summer).
  • Traditional Scottish Music & Song Nights, Dufftown (Every Monday evening, FREE admission).
  • Keith Music Festival 2015 - (Traditional Scottish Music & Dance 12th through 14th June 2015).
  • Speyfest 2015 - (31st July through 2nd August 2015).

 

 Castles and Gardens:

  • Ballindalloch Castle and Gardens, (Near Aberlour).
  • Brodie Castle and Gardens, (Near Forres).
  • Balvenie Castle, (Dufftown).
  • Leith Hall Garden and Estate, (Near Huntly).
  • Blackhills Gardens, (Near Elgin).
  • Cawdor Castle and Gardens, (Near Forres).

 

Specialist Shopping:

  • Baxters Highland Village, (Restaurant and Fine Food Shopping, Fochabers).
  • Gordon and MacPhail, (Worlds Leading Malt Whisky Specialist, Elgin).
  • Johnstons of Elgin, (Visitor Centre and Luxury Cashmere and Lambs Wool Clothing, Elgin), (FREE guided mill tour).
  • Brodie Countryfare, (Quality Gift and Clothing, Near Forres).
  • Walkers of Aberlour, (Shortbread and Cakes).