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Places to visit

The ‘Greater Speyside’ area in North-East Scotland treats you to an excellent mix of things to do and see with beautiful scenery. Activities such as fishing, golf, extreme outdoor sports, castles and famous distilleries will take up your time. For Speyside golf courses see our local courses.

If you’re planning to participate in a whisky tour, Speyside has several on offer, including Glenfarclas, two miles east of Ballindalloch. Combine it with a trip to Ballindalloch Castle. 

The Glen Grant distillery can be found in Rothes, Aberlour which also has the splendid Major Grant’s garden to view.

The cooperage just south of Craigellachie provides an insight into this related ancient craft. Come and view the oak casks, used for storing wines, whisky and other spirits, being made. There’s also an audio-visual presentation, exhibition and tastings.

Discover amazing golf courses in Speyside

Abernethy Golf Club

Established in 1893, Abernethy Golf Club in Nethy Bridge is situated between Aviemore and Grantown-on-Spey.

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Boat Of Garten Golf Club

Designed by one of the grand-masters of golf course architecture, James Braid (1870-1950), “The Boat” is set alongside the River Spey in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, only 10 minutes drive from the bustling village of Aviemore.

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Carrbridge Golf Club

In at the deep end, with the longest hole on the course, the par 5 1st hole is a shot into the unknown towards the …

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Grantown On Spey Golf Club

In 1921, James Braid was asked to advise on improvements to the course and the changes he recommended were incorporated and remain to the present day

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Kingussie Golf Club

A fantastic 18 Hole Golf Course situated in splendid scenic isolation within the Cairngorm National Park. A true golfing hidden gem – An old Tom Morris and Harry Vardon Course.

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Newtonmore Golf Club

‘Hidden gem is an overused term, but Newtonmore is the most deserving we’ve ever visited. The layout is superb, clever use of the landscape creates …

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Spey Valley Championship

Not only have we been voted ‘Most Picturesque Golf Course in the UK’ we’ve also been awarded ‘Scottish Highlands Golf Course of the Year 2018’ by Your Golfer Magazine. Come and visit us and see why we’re award winning.

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