THINGS TO DO
The harbour village of Crovie which lies on the north coast of Aberdeenshire between Fraserburgh and Macduff
An angler at the Lower Crathes / West Durris fishing beat on the River Dee, near Banchory, Aberdeenshire
LOOKING ALONG THE WEST BEACH OF THE TOWN OF NAIRN- A ROYAL BURGH AND RESORT ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE MORAY FIRTH, EAST OF FORT GEORGE,
Fort George near Ardersier, to the north-east of Inverness in the Highland council area of Scotland.

KIDS

The Loft Fun and creative activities both indoors and outdoors for everyone from babies to grandparents. Quad biking, laser tag, grass sledging, zip wire and more.
theloft.co.uk

Landmark Forest Adventure Park, Carrbridge. Eco-friendly adventure park on the edge of the Cairngorms. Suitable for kids of all ages and adventurous adults.
www.landmarkpark.co.uk

EXPLORE MARINE LIFE

North 58° Sea Adventure. Explore marine wildlife with four regular excursions leaving Findhorn Marina every day.
www.north58.co.uk

WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre, Spey Bay. One of the best places to visit in the UK for dolphin watching.
www.wdcs.org/connect/wildlife

OUTDOOR PURSUITS

Cairngorms National Park. Everything you need to know about great walking, cycling and climbing.
www.visitcairngroms.com

Dava Way. Take one day or three walking this twenty-four mile footpath following the course of the old Highland Railway.
www.davaway.org.uk

Moray Coastal Trail. A fifty-mile footpath skirting the Moray Firth along cliff paths, quiet roads and old railway lines. Expect incredible seaside views.
www.morayways.org.uk

Speyside Way. One of four official 'Long Distance Routes' in Scotland. Follows the course of the River Spey.
www.speysideway.org

FISHING

It’s rich pickings for keen anglers on the Findorn, Spey or Avon. Here’s a guide to what you can expect.
forreslocal.com

ALL-ROUNDERS

Logie Steading. Originally built as a model farm in the 1920s and now hosts the independent businesses of artisans and retailers, Café, salmon fishing, walking and more.
www.logie.co.uk

MUSEUMS

Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre. Take a tour of the site and discover the events surrounding the tragic end of the 1746 Jacobite Uprising. An Impressive new visitor centre has exciting interactive exhibitions.
www.nts.org.uk/Culloden/Home

Fort George. The mightiest artillery fortification in Britain, built following the 1746 defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie at Culloden. Regimental museum tells the story of the Highland Regiments from just after the Battle of Culloden to the present day.
www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

Knockando Woolmill. Beautifully preserved and restored district mill dating back to 1754. The shop sells the Woolmill’s tartan textiles. Lovely garden cafe with a working waterwheel.
www.knockandowoolmill.org.uk

WHISKY

Speyside is the centre of excellence for Scottish whisky and you are spoiled for choice if your plan is to develop your understanding of this tradition. Whether you join the Malt Whisky Trail or visit individual distilleries, you are coming to the right place to discover Scotland’s whisky heritage.

The Malt Whisky Trail
Aberlour Distillery
Ballindalloch Distillery
Benromach Distillery
Cardhu Distillery
Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery
Glenfiddich Distillery
The Glenlivet Distillery
The Macallan Visitor Centre
Speyside Cooperage

GOLF

The Highlands have a long and rich tradition of providing some of the best golfing opportunities in the world. Enjoy a game with the Moray coastline as your back drop.

www.castlestuartgolf.com
www.grantownonspeygolfclub.co.uk
www.nairndunbar.com
www.nairngolfclub.co.uk
www.rothesgolfclub.co.uk

WHERE TO EAT

The Old Mill, Forres. Good pub food.
https://oldmillinnspeyside.co.uk/dining/
01309 641605

Kristoff’s Bar and Restaurant, Forres. Scottish cuisine and beyond. Vegan and gluten-free options.
www.facebook.com/Kristoffs-bar-restaurant-1661180124136839/
01309 676434

The Bothy Bistro, Burghead. Excellent seafood.

01343 830006

The Kimberley Inn, Findhorn. Fantastic pub with great fish and chips.
www.kimberleyinn.com
01309 690492

The Bandstand, Nairn. Great food and sea views.
www.braevalhotel.co.uk
01667452341

Sundancer, Nairn Harbour. Plenty of vegetarian and gluten free options. Great sea views.
sun-dancer.co.uk
01667370037

Boath House Restaurant & The Kale Yard Garden Café, Nairn. Wood-fired pizza, lovely garden. Go posh or not!
boath-house.com/the-kale-yard/
01667 452233