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3 Places to Visit with Kids in GreaterSpeyside

3 Places to Visit with Kids in GreaterSpeyside

Guest post by Emma Gibb With family in Findhorn, we spend a lot of time holidaying in the Greater Speyside area.  We usually spend a lot of time on the beach (the Moray Coast is a treasure trove of beautiful fishing villages, sandy beaches, and picturesque coves) and take the kids to local attractions such […]

A Taste of Speyside

A Taste of Speyside

With its one-of-a-kind Malt Whisky Trail, fabulous artisan producers and retailers, lovely farm shops and scrumptious fresh seafood, Speyside is an ideal food and drink destination.  From dining at restaurants like Boath House, with its Michelin star chef, to stocking up on delicious local produce at delis such as the Spey Larder in Aberlour, a foodie […]

Touring Knockando Mill

Touring Knockando Mill

Guest post by Emma Gibb Having been brought up in Moray and lived in Speyside for four years I have explored many of the tourist attractions in the area and I am always keen to find new places to visit.  With two young children (4 and 2) I am particularly on the look-out for family-friendly […]

Events in July 2017

Events in July 2017

With the summer holidays almost upon us, here are some ideas of the family-friendly events taking place in the Greater Speyside area in July. Gordon Castle Walled Garden events, 1st, 9th and 13th July Gordon Castle Walled Garden is celebrating its third year in business with a Birthday and Open Weekend on 1st July, from 12-11pm. […]

History, Heritage and Archeaology

History, Heritage and Archeaology

This is VisitScotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology – what better time to delve into the past?  As you travel around the area you’ll discover castles, buildings and ancient sites interwoven into the area’s rich tapestry of history and heritage.  From Pictish remains to historic fishing villages to businesses that continue 200 year old trades […]