Author Archive for Rene Looper

GreaterSpeyside and Moray
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Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2016

Held annually during the first long weekend in May, the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival invites visitors to celebrate Scotland’s national drink through an inventive and wide-ranging programme of whisky-inspired events – some educational, all of them fun. Since its inception in 1999, the Festival has developed close links with many Speyside businesses and communities […]

Bandstand Beer Festival Nairn
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Bandstand Beer Festival Nairn

Bandstand Beer & Music Festival 2016, 8 – 16 APRIL 2016 Nairn’s 8th annual Bandstand Beer and Music Festival takes place 8 – 16 April. For Programme Click here The Bandstand festival is the largest independent beer and music festival in Scotland. The popular 9 day event attracts visitors from all over the UK. This year, […]

Speyside Way
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Speyside Way

The Speyside Way is a 106 km walking route in Scotland, from the Moray coastal town of Buckie to Aviemore in the heart of the Cairngorm Mountains. It follows the verdant valley of the River Spey, winding its way through Aberlour, Grantown on Spey and Fochabers, past several whisky distilleries. The Speyside Way is split into eight sections of similar […]

Tea in the Park, Glenlivet
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Tea in the Park Glenlivet

Tennants lager and muddy festivals not really your thing?  Try an alternative in our very own Speyside: Tea in the Park at Glenlivet Hall, open 11.30 am to 4.00 pm every day from Monday 4th August until Sunday 31st August. Whisky nosing, craft stalls, morning coffee, light lunches, afternoon teas and home baking. All food is […]

Malt Whisky distilleries
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Malt Whisky distilleries

Speyside is home to over half of Scotland’s malt whisky distilleries – there’s no better region to visit for a whisky connoisseur. The Malt Whisky Trail is a route through the region that takes in seven working distilleries and a cooperage (where the whisky barrels are made). The trail itself is well-marked at the roadside and the […]