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Elgin and Moray Attractions

Aberlour-Ben Rinnes, Great views fom its 840m summit

http://www.speyside.moray.org/Aberlour/FoBR.html

Aberlour-River Spey, World famous salmon river

http://www.fishing-scotland.net/spey.htm

Aberlour-Speyside Way Visitor Centre, Daily 10am - 5pm (May to October)

http://www.speysideway.org

Aberlour-Speyside Way, Several entrance/exit points on this 135km walk  

http://www.moray.gov.uk/area/speyway/webpages/index.htm

Ballindalloch-Glenfarclas Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

http://www.maltwhiskytrail.com/

Birnie-Highland Gliding Club, Trial lessons March to October

http://www.highglide.co.uk/

Brodie-Macbeth's Hillock, Where Macbeth is reputed to have met the Witches

http://www.rsc.org.uk

Buckie-Buckie Harbour

http://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/buckie/buckie/index.html

Buckie-Fishing Heritage Centre, History of fishing and maritime industries

http://www.buckieheritage.org/buckie.htm

Burghead, Once an important Pictish fortress and port

http://www.scotshistoryonline.co.uk/burghead.html

Burghead-Moray Coastal Trail, Burghead to Cullen (46km

http://www.moray.gov.uk/moray_standard/page_40722.html

Burghead-Well,Unique rock-hewn well from the Dark Ages

http://website.lineone.net/~cathm19/well.htm

Craigellachie-Craigellachie Bridge, Finest remaining example of Telford's ironwork

http://www.rcahms.gov.uk/pls/portal/newcanmore.details_gis?inumlink=16336

Craigellachie-Speyside Cooperage, A unique visitor centre experience

http://www.speysidecooperage.co.uk/

Craigellachie-The Macallan Distillery

http://www.themacallan.com

Cullen-Fishing village home to the fish soup "Cullen Skink"

http://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/cullen/cullen/

Drummuir-Loch Park Activity Centre, Kayaking, canoeing, raft building, fishing,

http://www.lochpark.co.uk/

Dufftown-Auchindoun Castle-Medieval Hill-top fortress-Medieval Hill-top fortress

http://www.scotland.com/castles/aberdeen/auchindoun/

Dufftown-Balvenie Castle, originally the seat of the powerful Comyn earls of Buchan

http://www.dufftown.co.uk/htryduff.htm#balvenie%20castle

Dufftown-Balvenie Distillery, See the Barley Malting process for malt whisky

http://www.balvenie.com/

Dufftown-Glenfiddich Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

http://www.maltwhiskytrail.com/

Dufftown-Mortlach Church, One of the oldest sites of Christian worship in Scotland

http://www.dufftown.co.uk/htryduff.htm#balvenie%20castle

Dufftown-Whisky Museum, interesting collection of whisky

http://www.dufftown.co.uk/dufftown_whisky_museum.htm

Elgin-Aultdearg, Earth Pillars on the banks of the River Spey

http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/6657

Elgin-Biblical Garden, Contains every plant mentioned in the Bible

http://www.moray.gov.uk/moray_standard/page_2007.html

Elgin-Bowl 2000, Ten Pin Bowling

http://bowl2000.com/thanks.php

Elgin-Cooper Park, Boating, pitch & putt, tennis and skateboarding

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elgin,_Moray

Elgin-Duffus Castle, A fine example of a motte and bailey castle

http://www.castlexplorer.co.uk/scotland/duffus/duffus.php

Elgin-Elgin "Closes", Steeped in history

http://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/elgin/elgin/index.html

Elgin-Elgin Cathedral, The Lantern of the North

http://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/elgin/cathedral/index.html

Elgin-Elgin Museum, World famous Fossils and Local History

http://www.elginmuseum.org.uk/

Elgin-Glen Moray Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

http://www.glenmoray.com/index-2.html

Elgin-Glenlatterach Reservoir, Brown trout in this elevated loch

http://www.moray.gov.uk/moray_standard/page_1875.html

Elgin-Johnston's of Elgin, World Famous Cashmere & Visitor Centre

http://www.johnstonscashmere.com/html/visitor_centre.html

Elgin-Ladyhill, Castle ruins & 5th Duke of Gordon monument

http://www.elginrotary.co.uk/local/elgin.html

Elgin-Local Heritage Centre, Research your family history

http://www.moray.gov.uk/LocalHeritage/Assets/html_pages/morayheritage.html

Elgin-Millbuies Country Park, Beautiful woodland walks

http://www.moray.gov.uk/moray_services/page_40246.html

Elgin-Millbuies Loch, Rainbow trout fishing

http://www.welcometoscotland.com/listings/activities/aberdeen_grampian/

Elgin-Moray Leisure Centre, Swimming, Ice Skating, Curling & Fitness 

http://www.moray-leisure-centre.co.uk/

Elgin-Moray Motor Museum, A superb collection of classic cars and motor bikes 

http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/scotgaz/features/featurefirst8351.html

Elgin-Paintballing

http://www.ukpsf.com/sitelisting.asp?region=scotland

Elgin-Pluscarden Abbey, Medieval monastery still being used for its original purpose

http://www.pluscardenabbey.org/home.asp

Elgin-Quarrel Wood, Woodland walks through beeches, oaks and pines

http://www.findhornbay.info/attractions/walks/quarrelwood/index.htm

Elgin-River Lossie, Salmon spate river with over 100 pools

http://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/lossiemouth/lossiemouth/index.html

Elgin-Spynie Loch Hide, See many bird species on the ancient loch

http://walkingfestival.net/wildlife.html

Elgin-Spynie Palace, Historic residence of the Bishops of Moray

http://www.mysteriousbritain.co.uk/majorsites/aa/spynie.html

Elgin-Thunderton House, Bonnie Price Charlie stayed here en route to Culloden

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elgin%2C_Moray

Elgin-Torrieston Wood, Wayfaring Course

http://walking.visitscotland.com/walks/nescotland/

Findhorn-Findhorn Bay Hide, Watch out for Ospreys fishing for their supper

http://www.morayholidays.co.uk

Findhorn-Findhorn Foundation, World famous ecovillage

http://www.findhorn.org

Findhorn-Findhorn Heritage Centre, The story of Findhorn from prehistoric times to the present

http://www.findhorn-heritage.co.uk/

Findhorn-Royal Findhorn Yacht Club

http://www.rfyc.net/

Fochabers-Baxters of Speyside, World famous foods & visitor centre

http://www.baxters.com/pages/fochabers.html

Fochabers-Fochaberian Garden, Famous sons of Fochabers

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fochabers

Fochabers-Fochabers Folk Museum, Local memorabilia

http://www.scottishholidays.net/client/h/005-001-137.html

Fochabers-Gordon Castle, Beautiful grounds and lake 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Castle

Fochabers-House of Mulben, Outdoor Activity Centre

http://www.houseofmulben.com/

Fochabers-Winding Walks, Variety of routes suitable for a wide range of abilities

http://www.moray.org/moray_standard/page_41670.html

Fores-Brodie Castle, 16th Century Tower House

http://www.nts.org.uk/Property/69/

Forres-Benromach Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

http://www.maltwhiskytrail.com/

Forres-Califer Viewpoint, Great views over Findhorn Bay & the Moray Firth

http://www.forresweb.net/viewpoints.htm

Forres-Culbin Forest, Walk through pine woods to Findhorn Bay

http://forestry.gov.uk/culbin

Forres-Dallas Dhu Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

http://www.maltwhiskytrail.com/

Forres-Dava Way, Easy route suitable for both walkers and mountain bikers

http://www.moray.gov.uk/moray_standard/page_42561.html

Forres-Dunearn River Walk, A fine example of a motte and bailey castle

http://walking.visitscotland.com/walks/nescotland/214191

Forres-Falconer Museum, Newly refurbished but retaining Victorian ambience

http://www.falconermuseum.co.uk/

Forres-Forres Floral Displays, Award winning displays in Summer & Autumn

www.forresweb.net

Forres-Nelson Tower, Monument with great views over to the Black Isle

http://www.forresweb.net/viewpoints.htm

Forres-Randolph's Leap, River, rocks and leafy walks with history

http://walking.visitscotland.com/walks/nescotland/214191

Forres-River Findhorn, One of the longest salmon rivers in Scotland

http://www.riverfindhorn.org.uk/

Forres-Roseisle Beach, Woodland walks onto an expanse of Moray Firth beach 

http://www.forestry.gov.uk

Forres-Sueno's Stone, Pictish symbols still causing debate

http://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/forres/forres/index.html

Glenlivet-Scalan Seminary, 18th Century Roman Catholic Seminary

http://www.scalan.co.uk/

Golf Courses, 15 Links and Parkland Courses all over Moray 

http://golf.visitscotland.com/repositories/itineraries/northeast/moray-delights

Hopeman-Hopeman Sandstone, Stunning rock formations and dinosaur footprints

http://www.gla.ac.uk/~gxha14/elgin.html

Keith-Auld Brig of Keith-Packhorse bridge from 1609

http://www.chapelhillcroft.co.uk/Keith.htm

Keith-Keith & Dufftown Railway, Most northerly Heritage Railway in Britain

http://www.keith-dufftown-railway.co.uk/

Keith-Strathisla Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

http://www.scotchwhisky.net/distilleries/strathisla.htm

Kinloss Abbey, It was the largest Cistercian Monastery in the North

http://www.doddy.co.uk/kinlossabbey/history/index.htm

Kinloss-RAF Kinloss, Nimrod Squadrons

http://www.raf.mod.uk/rafkinloss/

Knockando Woolmill, Restoration project

http://www.knockandowoolmill.org.uk

Knockando-Cardhu Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

http://www.maltwhiskytrail.com/

Lossiemouth-Fisheries Museum, The life, and dangers, of the fishing industry

http://www.lossiemouth.org/heritage.html

Lossiemout-RAF Lossiemouth, Tornado Squadrons

http://www.raf.mod.uk/raflossiemouth/

Pony Trekking

http://www.speyside.moray.org/Aberlour/web/page8.html

Portgordon-Moray Coast Ride, National Cycle Network Route No.1 

http://www.sustrans.org.uk/default.asp?sID=1133365928671

Portknockie, Cliff top fishing village & famous Bow Fiddle Rock

http://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/portknockie/portknockie/index.html

Portknockie-Bow Fiddle Rock, Quartzite rock with large sea arch

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portknockie

Rothes Castle, Only one wall remains but great views from Castle Hill

http://www.spiritofspeyside.com/area_rothes.php

Rothes-Ben Aigan Cycle Trails, Mountain Biking

http://cycling.visitscotland.com/mountain_biking/mb_centre/moray_monster_trails

Rothes-Glen Grant Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail with Victorian Gardens

http://www.scotchwhisky.net/distilleries/glen_grant.htm

Spey Bay-Tugnet Ice House, The largest in Scotland when built in 1830

http://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/speybay/speybay/index.html

Spey Bay-Wildlife Centre, Learn about Moray Firth Dolphins

http://www.wdcs.org/mfwc

Spey Bay-Wildlife Cruises, Dolphin & Whale Spotting in the Moray Firth

http://www.greaterspeyside.com/dolphin.html

Tomintoul Museum, The highest Museum in the Highlands

http://www.moray.org/downloads/file981.pdf

Tomintoul-Cairngorm National Park, South Moray's entrance to the Mountains

http://www.cairngorms.co.uk/

Tomintoul-Glenlivet Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

http://www.maltwhiskytrail.com/

Tomintoul-Lecht Mine, It was the largest ever manganese mine in Scotland

http://www.glenlivetestate.co.uk/history_lecht.html

Tomintoul-Lecht Ski Centre, Fun and action at 2090ft all year round

http://lecht.co.uk/

Tomnavoulin-Glenlivet Wildlife, Wildlife watching in Cairngorm National Park

http://www.glenlivet-wildlife.co.uk/

 


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