Re-opens for visitors from 17th June Founded by Helen Cumming in 1811 as an illicit distillery and licensed in 1824, Cardhu is the first distillery to be officially pioneered by a woman. Two women, in fact: in 1872, Elizabeth Cummings, daughter-in-law of the founders, took over the running of the distillery and set about refining […]
Things to Do in Moray Speyside
The contrasting landscape of Moray Speyside presents multiple opportunities for adrenaline junkies and sports enthusiasts. A rugged coastline and mountains provide the perfect backdrop for climbing, mountain biking, rafting, sailing and hiking; whilst the rolling slopes and flatlands lend themselves ideally to gentler activities of walking, golfing and cycling.
Moray’s low rainfall, warm sunshine and mild coastal airs make our golf courses playable all year round. From classic coastal links at Moray and Cullen to courses with grand views of the hills, such as the course at Rothes, Moray Speyside is the perfect holiday destination for golf-loving visitors. Check out more on the Moray Speyside Golf website
Moray Speyside is also a fabulous place for road cyclists, with a wide range of routes offering something for cyclist of all abilities, from short, circular routes to epic adventures in the remote hills and valleys of Speyside and the Cairngorms.
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Founded in 1877, Strathlene Buckie Golf Club is the epitome of ancient antiquity when it comes to Scotland golf, as it’s one of the oldest golf clubs in the nation. A cliff top links course, Strathlene is notable in that it combines modern with old. You’ll play recently redesigned holes that will give players a […]
Please note that the Glen Moray Distillery shop will open from 26th April. Glen Moray whisky distillery is small, friendly and informal based in the heart of Elgin, the historical capital of Speyside. The distillery is over a century old and a lot has changed. However, the ingredients, processes and the skills of those responsible […]
Please note that The Macallan Distillery and Boutique will open from 29th May. The Macallan Estate is open to the general public at weekends only with two experiences, taking guests through our history, heritage and The Macallan whisky itself. Full details of each experience can be found on our website. On weekdays, the Distillery is […]
Buckpool Golf Course is one of Scottish Golf’s best kept secrets, slightly elevated above the sea, the course boasts unbeatable views across the Moray Firth towards the hills of Caithness. Built on sand, Buckpool has fast, rolling fairways, often lined by tall mature gorse bushes. Swailes and hollows are littered around the approaches to slick […]
The Glenlivet Distillery, Scotland sits in a wild and remote glen, its history laced with drama and intrigue. So in every bottle of whisky we make, we capture as much of the spirit of the glen as we can. We invite you to the heart of Scotland’s whisky-making country to explore the turbulent history of […]
A registered charity (SC028270), Moray Art Centre offers an annual programme of local and international exhibitions, events, classes and arts residencies, along with interesting and flexible spaces for rent, both for exhibitions and all types of meetings and events. The environmentally built and designed Centre is situated in the unique landscape of Findhorn Bay, Moray. […]
No visit to Elgin is complete without a visit to the famous Gordon & MacPhail Whisky, Wine and Spirits emporium on South Street. These “central and commodious premises” are the spiritual home of the 125 year young family business that commenced their trade from this very building back in 1895.
Nelson’s Tower was built by the Forres Trafalgar Club to commemorate Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar. From the top it affords spectacular views of the town and Findhorn Bay while it overlooks the town from the summit of Cluny Hill. The foundation stone was laid by James Brodie of Brodie on the 26 August 1806 […]
The Glen Grant scotch whisky Distillery Visitor Centre & Garden is based in Rothes, Moray. The Distillery has been producing single malt whiskey and has been doing so since the late 19th century. Accompanied by the distillery there is gorgeous gardens with flowers from around the world, trees, wooden bridges and a waterfall. In 1839 […]
Please note that the Aberlour Distillery shop will open from 28th April and 19th May 2021 for tours and tastings. Please click here for more information The Aberlour Distillery & Visitor Centre is at the heart of Speyside, Scotland’s Malt Whisky Country. At its picturesque location alongside the River Spey, the small and intimate Aberlour […]
In 1898 our founder John Duff chose to open his new distillery on the site of the old Riach Farm. Ruggedly beautiful, the Benriach Distillery draws its water from the mineral-rich aquifer deep beneath the grounds. Benriach is a hidden Speyside gem distilling in three distinct styles – classic unpeated, Highland peated and triple distilled […]
Founded in 1906, Elgin Golf Club is a testing heathland course measuring 6401 yards with par of 71 and a standard scratch of 71, fully justifying its claim to be one of the finest inland courses in the northern part of Scotland. This course, a test to low and high handicap players alike, is always […]
House of Mulben cater for a range of groups, couples and families wishing to spend some time in our beautiful countryside. You can choose to shoot clay pigeons, have a go on our quad bikes, try your hand at off-road driving or have a competition with your friends with archery or target shooting. We pride […]
The Maverston Golf Course near Urquhart – only minutes drive from Elgin and Fochabers – offers golfers an inclusive, friendly and welcoming environment in which to enjoy our 18-hole 6,335-yard Par 71 18 hole parkland course and a 9-hole, 1250 yard Par 3 course, Maverston Golf Course is set to compliment Moray’s fantastic array of […]
Dufftown Golf Club is an 18 hole course set amongst the most breathtaking scenery in Speyside, the heart of the malt whisky country. Visitors return regularly to enjoy golf in this beautiful Banffshire setting where two of the holes (7th & 10th) feature in ‘Britain’s 100 Extraordinary Golf Holes’ by Geoff Harvey and Vanessa Strowger. […]