Hotels @ Moray
With its gentle rolling countryside and attractive coastal areas, Moray is an excellent place to enjoy a relaxing hotel break. Accommodation in the area includes luxury hotels with spa and leisure facilities, excellent cheap hotels for business travellers and self-catering options.
As well as peace and tranquillity, Moray offers plenty of things to do for visitors who like to get up and go. Wander around historic castles and museums, walk the dramatic Moray Coastal Trail or sample malt whiskies at world famous distilleries like Glenfiddich and The Glenlivet. As ever in Scotland there is always a golf course nearby for pilgrims in plus-fours – Moray Golf Club in Lossiemouth is considered one of the finest links in Scotland.
Historic Moray visitor attractions
Moray has a fascinating and ancient history, with sites of interest in the area dating back to Pictish times. Burghead Pictish Fort and Well on the north coast of Moray was once one of the largest Pictish Iron Age forts in the UK. Each new year the unforgettable ‘Burning of the Clavie’ festival is celebrated here in spectacular style. Visit the magnificent ruins of Balvenie Castle just north of Dufftown, Elgin Cathedral and Findlater castle to learn about the power politics of medieval Scotland.
Speyside Single Malts
Moray Speyside has the most whiskey distilleries of any region in Scotland. Discover the production methods and distinctive ageing techniques behind Scotland’s most famous spirit on Scotland’s Malt Whisky Trail. Tours of The Glenlivet, Glenfiddich, Benromach and Dallas Dhu distilleries – as well as many more – combine historical intrigue with informative tasting sessions that will delight the senses. Learn about this traditional part of Scottish life in glorious surroundings.
The Moray Firth and Moray Coastal Trail
The Moray Firth is one of the best places in the UK, and indeed Europe, to see bottlenose dolphins in the wild. These amazing creatures can be spotted from the shore or on boat trips. Visitors might catch a glimpse of porpoises, minke whales, pilot whales and even killer whales in this lively marine environment. Coastal walks in Moray take in large areas of Caledonian Pine forests, beaches and shingle dunes, as well as picturesque seaside towns. The Moray Coastal Trail runs from Forres to Cullen, taking in historic sites like Tugnet Ice House and epic vistas like Cullen Bay.
Moray Outdoor Activities
Whether you’re looking for an exhilarating adventure or just a walk in the wilderness, trips to Moray offer a variety of activities. Try hillwalking or mountain biking in the area near Ben Rinnes, just south of Aberlour. Moray also has a number of place where you can go rock-climbing – at Civesea, Huntly’s Cave and Cummingston. Travellers can give sailing a go at scenic Findhorn Bay and if you’re feeling extra brave Lossiemouth is a popular surfing spot. Golfers have a choice of courses in the area, including Moray Golf Club and Spey Bay Golf Club.
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