Nairnshire & Morayshire have now been united to form the region of Moray and offers visitors a tranquil rural way of life on the doorstep of the city of Inverness.
Set on the lovely white sand coastline of the Moray Firth and just an hours’ drive from …
- Beach access
- Spectacular setting
- Great base for exploring
From £310 per Week
Between sand dunes a beautiful marina and a championship golf course this superbly located park is …
- Beach access
- Indoor pool
- Great for exploring
From £199 per Week
With a landscape that changes from gentle fertile meadows, bleak wild moorland and beautiful sandy coastline with friendly people, warm hospitality and Scotland’s unique climate that can present four seasons in one day.
Moray has a great deal to offer nature lovers, with a wide range of habitats hosting numerous bird and animal species. These include osprey, capercaillie, the majestic golden eagle and the cute red squirrel. The Moray Firth is also home to rare bottlenose dolphins, which can often be seen from the shore.
The area contains extensive river systems that flow towards the Moray Firth including the Findhorn and the Spey two of Scotland’s largest rivers, which meander through some of the most beautiful glen scenery in the country and are world famous for quality game fishing. Also excellent for canoeing, river expeditions, rafting and watersports along with other lesser rivers and burns including the River Findhorn at Darnaway and the Lossie, Fiddich, Livet and Avon when they are in spate.
The National Cycle Route 1 travels through Moray on its way from Aberdeen to Inverness with links to the coastal cycle route to Lossiemouth and Burghead. For mountain bike enthusiasts there is a range of ‘Monster Trails’ provided by the Forestry Commission with routes catering for novice cyclists through to challenging routes for the expert and adventurous.
Long lengths of beautiful, clean sandy beaches stretch along the Moray Coast and as well as being popular with families for bathing and relaxing there are long stretches that give great opportunities for carefree horse riding. There are also miles of tracks through quiet forests and rich farmland which give great opportunities for beginners as well as experienced riders.
Moray is also at the heart of Scotland’s distilling industry with the unique Malt Whisky Trail linking several of the area’s leading distilleries. Not only will you travel through some of the area’s most beautiful scenery, you can also take the opportunity to take guided tours of the distilleries to see how it’s made and sample the different variations of Scotland’s national drink.
The area is a golfers paradise with two 18 hole championship courses in Nairn, which between them have hosted many major championships with the Nairn Colf Club due to host the Curtis Cup in 2012. Within a radius of 60 miles there is in excess of 40 golf courses to pick from.
Whether you are looking for a cottage in the country or by the seaside, a caravan on a lively holiday park or a luxury lodge, you’ll find that and more along with all the other magic ingredients for a special family holiday.