Morayshire/Strathspey is rural, sheltered and enjoys dry sunny weather which is ideal for walkers and those wishing to take in the scenery. The Cairngorm mountains lie to the south and the Moray Firth to the north. The main towns in the area are Nairn, Elgin, Lossiemouth, Forres, Buckie, Cullen, Keith, Rothes, Aberlour, Dufftown, Granton-on Spey and Tomintoul. The River Spey runs through here so whisky lovers have a treat in store with various speyside distilleries to visit.
Apart from the beautiful and varied landscape to enjoy this area is a delight for history lovers, with castles, abbeys, cathedral, ruins and other historic buildings to explore and museums and distilleries to visit. For those wanting to enjoy the landscape there are some beautiful sandy beaches, gardens, falls and walking trails. For families, sport and adventure seekers there are mountain bike trails, quad bikes, watersports, cairngorm trekking, playparks and golf courses.N