Category: Attractions

Living Food 2014 Cawdor Castle

Living Food at Cawdor Castle

Food and Drink Festival at Cawdor Castle, Saturday 20th September from 10am to 5pm                     The Highland’s original food and drink festival with an emphasis on artisan, organic and local produce.  Showcasing some of the best produce from the Highlands. Take the family along to enjoy 50 […]

Speyside Whisky Festival 2013

Whisky Festivals in Speyside

Greater Speyside plays host to two major whisky festivals throughout the year: one in spring and another in autumn (giving you just enough time to recover in between). Spring Spirit of Speyside is a major festival that takes place over the first public holiday weekend in May. There are multiple venues and events across the whole region […]

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Weekend treasure hunting: Car boot sales

There’s nothing more satisfying than rummaging through a stranger’s tat and coming out with that thing you’ve always coveted. And for an extra feel-good bonus, by the time you’ve paid for your spoils the seller is usually no longer a stranger.  Whether you’re into collectables, music and books, or need some new clothes and toys for the kids, set your […]

Malt Whisky distilleries

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 […]

A Day in and around Spey Bay

A Day in and around Spey Bay

Shortly before you arrive in the lovely town of Fochabers, the A96 crosses the thick ribbon of the River Spey as it winds out on the final part of its journey to meet the sea.  With a stunning coastline, fantastic wildlife-watching opportunities, the beautiful river and distilleries a-plenty on its doorstep, the Spey Bay and Fochabers area has […]