Carisbrooke Hotel is situated in Forres, Moray. The hotel offers many amenities to its visitors such as: popular bar and visitors alike, karaoke machine with a TV, games & entertainment area, and regular themed night like ‘Weakest Link’ and ‘Stars in their eyes specialties’ The hotel is focused on golf breaks and fishing holidays (with […]
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
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- Forres Community Council - Website
- Forres Area Community Trust - Website
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