Explore Moray

Within the Findhorn Bay area lies a wealth of cultural and heritage attractions. In between your busy festival schedule, why not visit some of these spectacular attractions too?

The region has a rich history and a stunning natural landscape. Home to some globally recognisable brand names, and home to hospitable communities proud of their heritage and traditions, the fine local produce and the golden alchemy of distiller and brewer.moraytourism

To find out more of where to stay, and what to see and do while you are here visit www.morayspeyside.com

Cultural & Heritage Attractions

Forres Tolbooth
A prominent feature in Forres Town Centre, The Tolbooth dates back to over 800 years ago.  Formerly a courtroom, police station and rent office, The Tolbooth is now in the care of Forres Heritage Trust.

Open for guided tours Friday to Sunday 2pm – 4pm throughout September.

Nelson’s Tower
Standing high on Cluny Hill, Nelson Tower is one of only four monuments built to honour Vice Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson.  Climb the spiral stairs up the tower to where a spectacular panoramic view awaits.

Open daily 2pm – 4pm.

Benromach Distillery
Benromach handcraft single malt scotch whisky with water sprung from the nearby Romach Hills – it’s whisky made slowly, the time-honoured way.

For tour options and times visit www.benromach.com.

Brodie Castle / National Trust for Scotland
Stuffed to the turrets with antique furniture, paintings and ceramics, this 16th-century castle is the legacy of generations of Clan Brodie.

Castle Open: Saturday to Wednesday 10.30am-4pm and Thursday & Friday 12.30pm- 3.30pm. Grounds open all year round.

Findhorn Heritage Centre & Ice House
Discover the secrets of the sand and explore the fascinating underground ice house chambers taking you through hundreds of years of seaside history.

Open throughout September on Saturday and Sunday 2pm – 5pm.

Falconer Museum
Founded in 1871, The Falconer Museum is one of the oldest in the district housing a wealth of treasures relating to Moray’s distant and more recent past.

Open throughout September Monday to Saturday 10am – 5pm and Sunday 1pm – 5pm.

Kinloss Abbey
Dating back to 1150, Kinloss Abbey was the largest Cistercian Monastery in the North of Scotland.  Set in a picturesque spot, the abbey grounds are still used today with immaculately kept Commonwealth War Graves.

Grounds open all year round.

Morayvia
Working to preserve the last remaining Nimrod at RAF Kinloss and housing a Sea King SAR Helicopter, Morayvia is full of aviation history and a fascinating place to explore science and technology.

Open Saturday and Sunday 11am – 6pm.