Moray is central located. This region is also know as Morayshire and is enchanting. It’s only a short drive to the east of Inverness and Inverness Airport. As you travel along the coastline, the gentle rolling countryside gives way to some of Scotland’s finest golf courses, beautiful towns and villages. If you stop in the right place along the shoreline, you may just catch a glimpse of the playful dolphins.
Travel around this region, there is one thing you will struggle to miss – Whisky distilleries. The regional king of whiskies, Speyside has over over 40 recognisable names. Aberlour, Cardhu, Tamdhu, Glenfarclas, Cragganmore, Glen Grant, Glenfiddich. Also Glenlivet, Knockando, Macallan, Balvenie, and the list goes on. For they keen angler, the River Spey, is a world favourite and one of Scotland’s finest salmon rivers.
When you visit Moray on holiday it has some lovely towns and villages with intriguing names. For example: Craigellachie, Fochabers (“aber” Gaelic meaning “river-mouth” will give you a clue to that one). Another is Mosstodloch which is on the banks of the River Spey. You will notice a relaxed feeling when you visit Forres, Lossiemouth, Kellas, and beautiful Grantown on Spey. Elgin is on the main A96 road is a former cathedral city and Royal Burgh and should not be missed when you visit Moray.
Visiting Morayshire is interesting, exciting and perfect for those seeking family adventure. So pack your bags and visit Moray. A region which is a real joy and has much to do and see.