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Take a look at all the things you could be doing when you Visit Moray

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Elgin Cathedral

DISTANCE: 3.8miles / 9min drive

Enjoy the sights of Elgin City. A walk around Cooper Park and a visit to the Cathedral.  There are many walking, historical and even ghost city tours available.

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Lossie Beach

DISTANCE: 7.6miles / 14 min drive

A lovely seaside town with white sand beaches for miles! A must visit! Top it off with an a visit to a local ice cream stall or restaurant in Lossie!

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Mountain Biking

DISTANCE: near and far trails available

Use one of the Barley Mill bikes to explore the local area or organise lessons or tours with RideOutCoaching! There are trails for every skillset! Some great spots are Quarrel Wood / Culbin Forest / Heldon Wood / Oakenhead / Sanqhuar Wood and the excellent Monster Trails at Fochabers.

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Kart Racing

DISTANCE: 1.5miles / 6min Drive

Karting, Mini Grand Prix, Mini Tanks and Laser Tag are just some of the fun activities at this local spot - just around the corner! Need to entertain the kids for a day? This is it!

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DISTANCE: 4.4miles / 10min drive

Founded in 1906, Elgin Golf Club is widely regarded as one of the finest inland courses in the North of Scotland.  Measuring 6,458 yards with par of 71 and a standard scratch of 71, the challenging but fair course is a true test of low and high handicap players alike.

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Canoeing / Kayaking

DISTANCE: 7.8miles / 16min drive

Outfit Moray have an array of fun activities: canoeing/ kayaking /stand up paddle boarding. Join one of their programmes or have them design something to your needs to make it an extra special holiday!

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DISTANCE: 15miles / 25min drive

Visit one of the premier aviation museums in Scotland! You're even allowed to climb inside them!

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Distillery Tours

DISTANCE: many in the area!

Don't miss out on tasting some of Scotland's best whiskies! Several distilleries to chose from or simply book a tour for a hassle free fun day!

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Duffus Castle

DISTANCE: 9miles / 18min drive

Amongst the many castles in Scotland, a short drive will take you to Duffus Castle. It is a superbly complete and well preserved example of a motte and bailey castle and as a result is worth a visit.

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Findhorn Beach

DISTANCE: 17miles / 17min drive

Another gem just a short drive from the Barley! A great place to watch sailors and boats go by. Enjoy a lovely lunch at one of the local spots or simply enjoy the gorgeous beaches of this quaint fisherman's town.

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DISTANCE: 4miles / 10min drive

Riding lessons and off-road hacking available close by! What a beautiful way to enjoy the Scottish countryside!

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Moray Motor Museum

DISTANCE: 4.4miles / 10min Drive

For the avid car enthusiast, make sure to stop at the Moray Motor Museum! Not even a 10min drive away, this could be a perfect stop whilst exploring the town's sights.

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Surf Lessons

DISTANCE: 7miles / 13m Drive

New Wave Surf School have been providing surf lessons and surf hire for over a decade from the many amazing beaches in the area including Lossiemouth, Sandend, Cullen, Hopeman and Roseisle.

Their set up at Lossiemouth East Beach inlcudes a surf hut with changing rooms and board store.

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Archery / Bushcraft

DISTANCE: 7.8miles / 16min drive

Outfit Moray also host some interesting activities such as Archery, Bushcraft, Weaseling, Tyrolean and many more! Something for each family member to get excited about!

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Caterham hire

DISTANCE: 3.4miles / 8 min Drive

Highland Caterham Hire offers the opportunity to self drive hire an iconic British sports car, the Caterham Seven. Additionally, they offer sports car passenger rides & experiences through the beautiful Scottish country side!

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Water Adventures


Why not try something unusual and give white water rafting, burn scrambling, belly yaking, tubing, coasteering or gorge walking a go!

Ace Adventures and Aquaplay Scotland offer an array of activities for those eager to get wet!

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Cove Bay

DISTANCE: 10miles / 20min drive

A perfect spot for a picnic or lazy day at the beach. For avid walkers, why not make this a lunch stop on a coastal walk from Findhorn to Hopeman. 

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Millbuies Loch

DISTANCE: 5.4miles / 11min Drive 

This hidden gem is a great find! Equally as great for those wanting a relaxing walk or those looking to trout fish.

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Fly Fishing River Spey

DISTANCE: 9 miles / 15min drive

The River Spey is one of the world’s most famous salmon fly fishing rivers. The Spey Valley is renowned for its natural beauty and is on the bucket lists of many travellers from near and far! This is an experience not to be missed! Guided salmon fishing packages are available to make your day hassle free and unforgettable.



DISTANCE: 9miles / 16min Drive

Ever wanted to learn how to fly? You couldn't be in a more picturesque spot to give it a go! With a highly professional company and excellent instructors/pilots to guide you along the way, just outside of Elgin!

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Boat Tours

DISTANCE: 7.8miles / 16min drive

Enjoy a fabulous day out exploring the beautiful coastlines and waters! You won't be disappointed! North 58 also arrange dinner cruises to complete a fabulous day.

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Wild Camping


Why not add a multi day trek in the Cairngorms or experience a day out on the Cromdales with its views to the Moray Firth, to the end of your trip!


"Trek Scotland" offer a variety of tours and will ensure you leave Scotland feeling energised!

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Alpaca Days Out

DISTANCE: 8.7miles / 19min drive

Get up-close with alpacas, to learn about them and spend time with them, and perhaps to take one for an Alpaca Trek on the farm in Mosstowie! Great day out for families!

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