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Walking tours around Elgin. Any topic, any section of history. Historical tours, Ghost Tours, Pub Crawls, Religious Tour, Witches Tour, Royal Tour, Graveyard Tour. You name it , we can organise it, even if you want to experience a real paranormal investigation. All tours are wheelchair Friendly, Please do not bring your dogs as we […]

In light of updated Scottish Government advice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have taken the decision to close public access to our staffed properties and offices until further notice. For five centuries until 1686, Spynie Palace was the residence of the bishops of Moray. The beauty of the surroundings and the substantial wildlife and birdsong make […]

One of Northern Scotland’s most unusual attractions and one which is unique in Britain, is Pluscarden Abbey, near Elgin. It is the only medieval monastery in Britain still inhabited by monks and being used for its original purpose. Founded in 1230 by Alexander II, its site in a sheltered, south-facing glen against a background of […]

Nelson 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 tower is a short walk (ten to fifteen minutes) from the car park […]

Interactive Visitor Centre featuring Sea King helicopter, Nimrod aircraft section, plus other aircraft cockpits. Large internal display area featuring aviation exhibits as well as a 7 metre diameter mobile planetarium. Planetarium is a unique attraction in its own right with shows giving visitors and exciting wrap around audio-visual experience from Moray’s night sky, to a […]

Unique to Scotland – more than a business! Scottish cards, gifts, wedding & celebration stationery in Scots and English. Inspired by Scotland, the Scots Language and Robert Burns, the ONLY business of its kind celebrating, supporting, protecting and promoting Scotland’s ancient, vibrant and distinctive language through the medium of exclusive, hand-crafted wedding and celebration stationery, […]