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Elgin and Moray Attractions

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

Aberlour-River Spey, World famous salmon river

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

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

Ballindalloch-Glenfarclas Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

Birnie-Highland Gliding Club, Trial lessons March to October

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

Buckie-Buckie Harbour

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

Burghead, Once an important Pictish fortress and port

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

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

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

Craigellachie-Speyside Cooperage, A unique visitor centre experience

Craigellachie-The Macallan Distillery

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

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

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

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

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

Dufftown-Glenfiddich Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

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

Dufftown-Whisky Museum, interesting collection of whisky

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

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

Elgin-Bowl 2000, Ten Pin Bowling

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

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

Elgin-Elgin "Closes", Steeped in history

Elgin-Elgin Cathedral, The Lantern of the North

Elgin-Elgin Museum, World famous Fossils and Local History

Elgin-Glen Moray Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

Elgin-Glenlatterach Reservoir, Brown trout in this elevated loch

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

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

Elgin-Local Heritage Centre, Research your family history

Elgin-Millbuies Country Park, Beautiful woodland walks

Elgin-Millbuies Loch, Rainbow trout fishing

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

Elgin-Torrieston Wood, Wayfaring Course

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

Findhorn-Findhorn Foundation, World famous ecovillage

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

Findhorn-Royal Findhorn Yacht Club

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

Fochabers-Fochaberian Garden, Famous sons of Fochabers

Fochabers-Fochabers Folk Museum, Local memorabilia

Fochabers-Gordon Castle, Beautiful grounds and lake

Fochabers-House of Mulben, Outdoor Activity Centre

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

Fores-Brodie Castle, 16th Century Tower House

Forres-Benromach Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

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

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

Forres-Dallas Dhu Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

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

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

Forres-Falconer Museum, Newly refurbished but retaining Victorian ambience

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

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

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

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

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

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

Glenlivet-Scalan Seminary, 18th Century Roman Catholic Seminary

Golf Courses, 15 Links and Parkland Courses all over Moray

Hopeman-Hopeman Sandstone, Stunning rock formations and dinosaur footprints

Keith-Auld Brig of Keith-Packhorse bridge from 1609

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

Keith-Strathisla Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

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

Kinloss-RAF Kinloss, Nimrod Squadrons

Knockando Woolmill, Restoration project

Knockando-Cardhu Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

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

Lossiemout-RAF Lossiemouth, Tornado Squadrons

Pony Trekking

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

Portknockie, Cliff top fishing village & famous Bow Fiddle Rock

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

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

Rothes-Ben Aigan Cycle Trails, Mountain Biking

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

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

Spey Bay-Wildlife Centre, Learn about Moray Firth Dolphins

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

Tomintoul Museum, The highest Museum in the Highlands

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

Tomintoul-Glenlivet Distillery, On the Malt Whisky Trail

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

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

Tomnavoulin-Glenlivet Wildlife, Wildlife watching in Cairngorm National Park


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