Things to do Around Speyside

Here are a few things that you could do if you are visiting our area.


Visit a Distillery

You really should visit at least one distillery during your trip.  Here are a few to choose from (we recommend you book ahead):


Balvenie - You must have a tour booked before going to the distillery,




Glen Grant - Has great gardens to explore too.

Glen Moray



Glenfiddich - Also has a very nice restaurant / cafe for light meals and drinks during the day.




Where to Eat

Seven Stills - The Seven Stills is a small, family-run French restaurant and malt whisky bar situated in the centre of Dufftown

Highlander Inn - The Highlander Inn is in the centre of the village of Craigellachie, Speyside, the heart of Scotland's Malt Whisky Trail.  Top end pub food.

Mash Tun - The Mash Tun is situated on the banks of the famous River Spey in the heart of Scotland's Malt Whisky Trail in the beautiful village of Aberlour.  Top end pub food.


Where to Drink

Highlander Inn

Mash Tun


Best Coffee Around

The Glass Works - Unique and contemporary Scottish gifts, cards and jewelry. Quality espresso coffee: cappuccino, latte, Americano etc. Plus fine selection of teas with home made cake, tray bakes and scones.


Other Places to Visit and Things to Do

Argocat Tours - History, scenery and wildlife by Argocat

Ballanindalloch Castle - Family Home of the Macpherson Grants Since 1546

Balvenie Castle - Originally the seat of the powerful Comyn earls of Buchan, Balvenie is a castle of enclosure with massive curtain wall.

Walk up Benrinnes - The beautiful and distinctive outline of Ben Rinnes (840m, 2775ft) is one of the best loved landmarks in Banffshire.

Canoe Whisky - Blending open canoeing with malt whisky experiences on the river Spey.

Watch Dolphins - Come and enjoy the famous Moray Firth Dolphins, wildlife and stunning coastal scenery on a Moray Firth dolphin trip and marine tour.

Speyside Cooperage - In the heart of Scotland's rolling hills sits Speyside Cooperage, the only working cooperage in the UK where you can experience the ancient art of coopering.

And Getting Around Safely

Craigellachie Cars