With rolling hills, the impressive Cairngorm mountains and powerful fishing rivers, you’d be hard pressed to find a more picturesque, challenging and varied landscape than Moray.
From scenic towns and villages and impressive coastlines, to the unmistakeable pagodas of its renowned whisky distilleries, the region truly is a shining example of Scotland’s beauty and diversity.
Where better to spend your vacation?
Speyside is right at the centre of Malt Whisky Country. And, with no fewer than 50 distilleries, over half of country’s total, producing quality spirit famous at home and abroad, it really is the best place to experience Scotland’s national drink.
That’s just the start.
The region is also rich in wildlife and intriguing history, with easy access to both traditional outdoor activities and exhilarating winter sports for all the family.
At The Station Hotel, we’ll use our outstanding local knowledge to arrange an itinerary, or recommend specific activities, for your party.
Discover the World Famous Malt Whisky Trail... it's on our doorstep
Speyside has long been a favourite destination for whisky lovers from the UK and abroad, thanks to the sheer volume of excellent distilleries in the area.Find out more
The River Spey, the fastest-flowing river in Scotland, is one of the most famous salmon and sea trout rivers in the world
The designated Special Area of Conservation supports one of the largest salmon populations in Scotland and runs for more than 100 miles. It’s also home to speycasting – a technique used in fly fishing requiring a heavier fly rod, called a Spey Rod. The River Spey fishing season opens in February and closes at the end of September.
From advice on the best beats to fish, including the well-known Macallan, to securing fishing permits, our staff can help.Speyside Fishery Board
Moray and Speyside boast some truly remarkable golf courses to suit players of all abilities
From renowned heathland, coastal links and parkland courses, Moray and Speyside boast some truly remarkable golf courses, set in breathtaking scenery. At the nearby Rothes Golf Club, Hotel guests can take advantage of a complimentary fourball. This attractive nine-hole inland course features stunning views of the Spey Valley.
Moray Golf Club, Castle Stuart and The Nairn Golf Club are amongst a plethora of excellent nearby options. The world-famous Royal Aberdeen, Trump International Golf Links and Royal Dornoch courses are all within a 90-minute drive from the hotel.Talk to us to arrange your Golf Itinerary
Visitors looking to explore the great outdoors are simply spoilt for choice in Speyside
Established coastal trails and routes allow you to experience the region’s stunning landscape and see native Scottish wildlife up close, while visiting distillery towns steeped in history.
Bottlenose dolphins have become synonymous with the Moray Firth and where better to see these popular marine mammals, along with other wildlife like ospreys and otters, than at the award-winning Scottish Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay?
The contrasting landscape of Moray Speyside presents multiple opportunities for adrenaline junkies and sports enthusiasts.
A rugged coastline and mountains provide the perfect backdrop for climbing, mountain biking, rafting, sailing and hiking; whilst the rolling slopes and flatlands lend themselves ideally to gentler pursuits.The Moray Way
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