Enjoy campfires and starry skies in cosy glamping cabins or camping on our small farm campsite, The Loft Glamping and Camping. Located on a working farm growing barley for local malt whisky production and rearing our own friendly goat herd we are a peaceful site where you can enjoy a relaxing rural holiday. We have […]
Forres is an Historic Royal Burgh and multiple Britain in Bloom winning town to the west of the region. Forres is just minutes from Findhorn and the Moray Coast and offers visitors many accommodation options and choices of things to do.
Through history Kings and princes fought and died here as Sueno’s Stone (the tallest Pictish carved monument in Scotland) stands testimony. Forres is also famous as the home of the real Macbeth.
The town itself is quaint and pretty with the splendid Grant Park, named for Forres ‘loon’ and inventor of the Digestive Biscuit Sir Alexander Grant, providing a central location for many annual events such as Piping at Forres as well as for the town’s incredible floral displays.
Nelson’s Tower, an octagonal tower built in honour of Lord Nelson overlooks the town and offers stunning views to the Moray Coast.
Forres has a pleasant high street which offers an array of independent shops, three amazing butcher shops, numerous local craft producers and much more for the discerning visitor.
Forres is home to a great local golf course, Forres Golf Course the local football team, Forres Mechanics, known as ‘the Cans’ and two of Speyside's whisky distilleries; Dallas Dhu, an historic distillery operated by Historic Environment Scotland, and the family-owned Benromach Distillery.
Forres is just a few minutes’ drive from the popular coastal village of Findhorn. The village itself boasts an array of accommodation, food and drink and activities. The nearby Findhorn Foundation is known throughout the world as a global centre for ecological and sustainable living.
For more information on Forres, why not visit Forres Local, an independently operated local website which is packed-full of local news and updates as well as local tourism information.
- Forres Local
- True Highlands - Forres Page
- Undiscovered Scotland - Forres
- Forres Community Council - Website
- Forres Area Community Trust - Website
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BOOK YOUR RELAXING SCOTTISH HOLIDAY TODAY Pindlers Croft is a unique family cottage just a few minutes drive from the small town of Forres. The cottage is spacious and wonderfully comfortable regardless of the size of your party – space to be all together or gathering in smaller groups in a variety of areas in […]
The Carlton Hotel is situated in the ancient Royal Burgh of Forres, it is one of Scotland’s most attractive small towns and is well known for its many past awards in the Scotland in Bloom and Britain in Bloom competitions. The Carlton Hotel offers 13 bedrooms; all designed to give a comfortable traditional country feel. […]
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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 […]
This site is currently closed. Step back in time to see and hear how whisky was made in the 1900s. Picturesque Dallas Dhu originally made malt whisky for the popular Roderick Dhu blend. Enjoy the free audio guide and audio-visual presentation Visit the malt barn – a long, two-storey warehouse where barley was turned into […]
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Cosy rural cottage in Dunphail, Moray. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, large kitchen dining room and separate sitting room. See website for photos and further details and to check availability. Recently renovated stone cottage set in in beautiful countryside in its own grounds near the top of a private drive off the A940 about 9 miles […]
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. […]
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