Author Archive for David

David lives in the GreaterSpeyside area near the beautiful town of Forres. He writes for the GreaterSpeyside site and helps the team develop the site to make it even better for businesses and visitors - all suggestions welcome @davidrsim!

3 Amazing Train Journeys You Have To Make in Greater Speyside
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3 Amazing Train Journeys You Have To Make in Greater Speyside

For wildlife enthusiasts, scenery spotters and train buffs alike, we reveal three amazing train journeys.  Step back in time and explore Greater Speyside’s TWO heritage railways. The area is also connected to central Scotland by one of Europe’s most beautiful railway journeys – still a well-kept secret. Strathspey Steam Railway If you would like to journey […]

We've been inspired by Norman, the Great British Bake Off baker from Greater Speyside!
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We’ve been inspired by Norman, the Great British Bake Off baker from Greater Speyside!

It’s nearly episode 5 of series 5 of the Great British Bake Off. While the nation is rocked by the controversy surrounding the “bingate” scandal, we’ve been cheering on the Great British Bake Off’s Norman who lives near Buckie on the Greater Speyside coast. We’re not the only ones. If Norman is kicked off the […]

7 welcoming Greater Speyside pubs and restaurants your dog will love too!
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7 welcoming Greater Speyside pubs and restaurants your dog will love too!

Dog friendly pubs, cafes and restaurants in Greater Speyside. When you’re having an away day it’s always sad if your four-legged family member can’t join you for all the fun. The good news is that Greater Speyside is full of pubs, cafes and restaurants with a warm welcome for dogs and their owners and great […]

Dare you visit the 7 Most Haunted Places in Greater Speyside?
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Dare you visit the 7 Most Haunted Places in Greater Speyside?

Supernatural encounters in these beautiful Speyside locations with terrifying secrets. From Pictish settlements to ancient Kings of Scotland, including Macbeth, Greater Speyside is steeped in ancient history. Many believe that the legacy of this often horrible history has not quite gone away. Television ghost hunter Chris Conway and historian Richard Felix have billed the area as the […]