Touring from Dufftown

Speyside

There is always something to do on Speyside no matter what the time of year. From sled dogs to skiing, wolves to watersports or fishing to falconry the choice is almost endless.

The Cairngorms National Park

Just a few miles to the west of Dufftown lies Britain's largest national park - The Cairngorms. Some of the most spectacular landscapes in the country can be seen here including four of Scotland's five highest mountains. From high arctic mountain tops to wide open glens and some of Scotland's best known rivers, the scenery is absolutely stunning.

The Coastal Trail

A short distance to the north are the pretty fishing villages and bottlenosed dolphins of the Moray Firth. Superb beaches invite visitors to stop a while and admire views of Caithness across the Firth.

The Castle Trail

To the south and east are Royal Deeside and Aberdeenshire with more castles per square mile than any other part of the world. Romantic ruins and fairy tale fortresses evoke memories of the turbulent history of The Grampians.

The Speyside Whisky Trail

Over half the distilleries in Scotland are found on Speyside. The Speyside Whisky Trail gives visitors a unique opportunity to discover the production methods and subtle nuances of Scotland's most celebrated export. Read more here...

Corgarff Castle