Things to do

Wildlife - Glenlivet View

Wildlife

Speyside and Moray are rightly famous for the birds and wildlife which live and thrive here. As well as species found in other parts of the UK, there are also opportunities to see and photograph birds and mammals which are now rarely seen outside Scotland. You can hire tour guides with local knowledge to take …

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Whisky - Glenlivet View

Whisky Distilleries

Within easy reach of the Lodge, are nine whisky distilleries which offer tours. The Glenlivet Distillery (Glenlivet) provides free guided tours and also has an exhibition, gift shop & coffee shop. Glenfiddich Distillery (Dufftown) offers two tours- a free behind-the-scenes tour or, for the true whisky fan, a connoisseurs’ tour which includes a tutored nosing! The Balvenie Distillery (Dufftown) …

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Watersports - Glenlivet View

Watersports

Surfing The Moray coastline has several spots which make surfing ideal, from Lossiemouth in the West to Fraserburgh in the East, several beaches have companies offering surf tuition. Get the latest surf reports. Kayaking & Canoeing Exploring the Moray coastline in a kayak or canoe can give a different perspective and allows for a closer …

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Walking - Glenlivet View

Walking Trails

With over one hundred miles of waymarked trails, you can enjoy a short stroll, escape into the hills to enjoy the scenery or follow in the footsteps of former whisky smugglers from days gone by. For the hardened hill walker the Cairngorms has some of the best on offer in Scotland, with four of Scotland’s five …

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Cullen - Glenlivet View

The Moray Coast

Moray has 45 miles of impressive coastline hiding unspoilt sandy beaches, caves and cliffs interspersed with old fishing villages and sleepy harbours. Findhorn, Lossiemouth, Nairn and Cullen (pictured above) are the main towns on the Moray Firth. In the past this area has been described as the Moray Riviera and was a favoured holiday destination of the …

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Skiing Caingorms

Skiing and Snowsports

The Lecht At the Lecht Activity Centre (Strathdon), you can participate in many fun activities. During the Winter, you can try Downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing (in a sledge for one or two like a great big inner tube!), devalkarts (they have brakes & steering but no engine) and quad bikes when conditions permit. You can …

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Food and Drink - Glenlivet View

Food and Drink

North Eastern Scotland has a long history of farming and fishing so the local establishments have plenty of delicious ingredients to choose from and can cater for all budgets. The nearest supermarket is the Co-op situated at 18 Fife Street, Dufftown AB55 4AL. There is also a Co-op in Grantown-on-Spey (The Square, PH26 3HG). The nearest …

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Cycling Glenlivet

Cycling Glenlivet

Mountain bikers can enjoy a network of waymarked cross country cycle trails that have opportunities for all abilities. One even climbs to the summit of Cairn Diamh offering a stunning panorama of the Cairngorms. Most routes combine “off road” sections (forest roads, farm roads and hill tracks) linked by quiet public roads and are, for …

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Filming Locations in Scotland - Glenlivet View

Cinematic Scotland

Scotland has not only produced its fair share of top Hollywood names, but the country itself with its jaw-dropping scenery provides a perfect backdrop for the camera with its rugged landscape and ethereal geological features. Film buff or not, follow the country’s film and tv trails and in the footsteps of your favourite characters, many …

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