Morayshire Tourist Guide

Finding Beauty in Morayshire County

Morayshire County is also known as Moray or Elginshire. This maritime district is located in the northeast section of Scotland with borders such as Nairnshire, Banffshire, and Inverness-shire. With its highlands setting, expect free, wild and uncultivated acres of land that extends over rough shorelines. However, beyond these familiar natural wonders are other inspiring facts about Morayshire.

Morayshire produces Speyside malt whiskies, its water sources from the River Spey. The Glen Moray Distillery is offers the county visitors with a tour and taste of Glen Moray. But beyond its whisky product, the distillery is in itself a sight to behold with crafty surroundings, old decorations, and definitive style affixed to it.

Another star attraction is the Speyside Heather Visitor & Garden Centre that has crafts and gifts for exhibition, a restaurant serving delicious dumplings, an art gallery for antique collections, and a viewing corner for wildlife. For fisheries and other wildlife avenue, the Lossiemouth Fisheries & Community Museum and WDCS Wildlife Centre are ultimate hot spots for foreigners.

But who would not want a castle in the sky experience? The Duffus Castle stands on elevated grounds which portrays royalty setting in a farmland. It has been considered as one of the most excellent models of Scottish castles.

Golf clubs are definitely a common thing for British land. A Nairn Golf Club also stands on elevated grounds of a shoreline that is near the fishing harbor. It reveals a magnificent view of the endless coasts, making it to be admired as one of Scotland’s stunning sea lines. The golf course is by the way described by visitors as an unbeatable golf area.

The county is one of the homes of bottlenose dolphins, seals, huge species of birds, and other exotic animals. But most of all, Morayshire is the Flower of Scotland, the tag name being the unofficial anthem of Scotland.

After all the tours around the county, one may want to grab a delicious meal at the numerous selections of restaurants, cafes, bars, and other fine-dining set ups. For British cuisines, there is the Little Johns Restaurant. Al Bahar dining offers Indian menus. International food lovers can get his own share at the Harry’s Restaurant or Park Café. An Italian gusto would mean the Pizzaland restaurant. The New Fortune Cantonese restaurant is for all things Chinese, while the delicate vegetarian taste can go to Verdant Restaurant. If you are up for an exciting walk around the county, you can still find other excellent restaurants to choose from.

A good night sleep and room is also best served in the county’s line of first-class hotels and even in budget accommodations. Hotels include the Four Seasons Hotel, Grant Arms Hotel, The Garth Hotel, Rowan Tree Country Hotel, or the Hilton Hotel. For budget or reasonable room rates, the place is always open for your own discovery. But each of these hotels promises to bring you quality rooms and service during your stay and informative tips on your tour around the county.