The town of Forres is one of Scotland’s oldest small towns and boasts an array of historical monuments, museums, and castles, as well as impressive parks and award-winning gardens. Forres is an ideal starting point for exploring the Malt Whisky Trail being home to two of the Distilleries and is also near another five!

Forres has two golf courses and some excellent fishing opportunities. Ideally placed for visiting the atmospheric fishing villages that are dotted along the north east coastline and is just twenty-seven miles from the capital of the Highlands, Inverness, it is a great base for a holiday. You can immerse yourself in history with Cawdor and Brodie Castles, Culloden Battlefield and Fort George all within easy reach.

Alternatively, you can spend time at Findhorn enjoying the beach and looking for seals or a days’ water sports, finishing with a drink overlooking the bay whilst the sun goes down. Just a five-minute drive from Forres will take you to Califer Hill Viewpoint, providing stunning views across the Moray Firth, Findhorn and beyond.


Kinloss 3.5 miles; Findhorn 6 miles; Nairn 10 miles; Elgin 12.5 miles, Inverness 27 miles

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