Things to do in Moray

Dolphin in the Moray Firth
One of the best activities in Moray is dolphin watching.

Dolphin spotting in Moray

One of the most popular things to do is watch dolphins in the Moray Firth. Keep a look out while on any coastal walk or visit the dolphin spotting hotspots of Burghead and Spey Bay (home to the Scottish Dolphin Centre). A popular activity is to take a trip on a Wildlife & Dolphin spotting boat which also operate in the Moray Firth.

Beaches in Moray Speyside

Discover a beautiful coastline with many lovely, sandy beaches. It was once names They are often uncrowded and peaceful.

Castles in Moray Speyside

Scotland is peppered with castles and Moray Speyside is no exception with many to explore including ruined castles and stately homes.

Speyside Whisky Distilleries

The Speyside whisky region is home to many of the best know single malt distilleries including Glenlivet, Macallan and Glenfiddich and there are others to visit including Benromach, Glenfarclas and Cragganmore. Find out more about their history, tours and how to get to them.

Golf Courses in Moray Speyside

From coastal golfing delights to the rolling countryside of Speyside, the area has plenty of golf courses to enjoy. Playing golf is a popular activity for tourists and locals alike with excellent courses and good value green fees. Combine golfing and dolphin spotting with one of our coastal golf courses.

Great places to photograph in Moray

With a beautiful coastline and unspoiled countryside, the region offers some excellent and unique photographic opportunities. From old bridges to beach huts to castles to tranquil harbours.

Burghead Harbour


Burghead Harbour makes a great subject for photography.

Highland Games

If you are visiting in the summer months, look out for the chance to attend one of the Highland Games. You can watch events including Hammer Throwing, Tossing the Caber, Running and Highland Dancing.

Outdoor Activities

The area is ideal for water sports, mountain biking and walking. Other activities include surfing, clay pigeon shooting and skiing.

Gin Tours in Moray Speyside

Speyside is home to many whisky distilleries but it’s now becoming well known for its gin production. Take a gin tour to find out more about how it is made and the botanicals that flavour them.

Festivals in Moray Speyside

If you are a food, whisky, music, gin or walking fan (or if you are a fan of them all) we have some great festivals.

Explore the towns and villages of Speyside

Explore delightful towns in Moray and Speyside including coastal villages with beautiful beaches and relaxing cafes to inland rural towns with history and character.

Walks in Moray and Speyside

Moray and Speyside is ideal for walks with many short hikes to longer walking trails.

Shopping Attractions

Moray and Speyside has some great shopping attractions where you can find local food and products.

Activities in Moray Towns

Moray Speyside boasts lots of small villages and towns each with their own character, often with a local shop and village pub or two. Most Moray villages have network of local walks often signposted from the village centre. This is malt whisky country and is home to many Speyside Distilleries.

Distillery visitor centres are located in the towns of Moray. It’s difficult to decide from afar where the best place to stay in Moray Speyside would be but an overview of each particular town might help you.

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