explore the local area

there's so much to see, do and experience

Explore the local area

There is so much to do here.
Below are suggestions of the most popular activities our guests enjoy.

Larig Ghru

Cairngorms National Park

There are 55 munros in the park, four of which are among the highest mountains in the UK. There is spectacular scenery, hiking, wildlife all year, skiing in winter and small communities who welcome your visit.
Find out more at Visit Cairngorms.

Findhorn Beach 30 mins from Grantown on Spey


The Moray coast has stunning beaches, quaint fishing villages and lots of seals! Our favourites:

Upper Findhorn River Valley

Raptor Alley

The Findhorn Valley (Strathdearn) isn't known as 'Raptor Alley' for nothing! Visit this remote and wild area to spot up to 16 species of eagle, hawk and falcon. You could also spot deer, mountain hare, goats and horses. Visit Walk Highlands for information on local walks.


      Grantown is the gateway to Speyside and over 50 distilleries:

      Cawdor Castle

      Historic Sites

      Visit castles, battlefields, forts and a Bronze Age cemetery: