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Glen Ord distillery

Founded in 1838 by Thomas Mackenzie in the Black Isle

Ben Aigan

A straightforward hillwalk

Craigellachie Bridge

A cast iron arch bridge across the River Spey

Cardhu distillery

The only speyside distillery started by a women.

Glen Grant Distillery & Garden

Founded in 1840, Glen Grant is unique in Scotch Whisky as being the only distillery named after its owners.

Biblical Garden

Situated in a quiet part of Elgin

Cawdor Castle

Still the home of the Cawdor family, Cawdor Castle has a history extending to Macbeth.

Aberlour distillery

James Fleming founded Aberlour Distillery in 1879

Loch Ness

Loch Ness contains more freshwater than all the lakes in England and Wales

Tamdhu distillery

The most advanced distillery of its kind when built in 1897.

Brodie Castle

Built in 1567 by Clan Brodie

Glenmorangie Distillery

William Matheson founded the Glenmorangie Distillery in the Scottish Highlands in 1843.

Culloden

On 16 April 1746, the final Jacobite Rising came to a brutal head in one of the most harrowing battles in British history.

The Glenlivet distillery

Founded in 1824 and has operated almost continuously since

Linn Falls

A short 2 mile walk

Strathisla distillery

The oldest continuously operating distillery in Scotland.

Cragganmore distillery

Nestled on the banks of the legendary salmon river, the river Spey.

Ballindalloch distillery

The history of distilling on the Ballindalloch Estate dates back to the 1820’s

Benromach distillery

The distillery has been making Benromach since 1898

Macallan distillery

Stills so famous they appeared on the back of a Bank of Scotland £10 banknote.

Elgin Cathedral

Elgin Cathedral is a historic ruin in Elgin. The cathedral—dedicated to the Holy Trinity—was established in 1224.

Clava Cairns

Clava Cairns are a well-preserved Bronze Age cemetery

Ballindalloch Castle

A family-owned 16th-century castle

Dunrobin Castle

The family seat of the Earl of Sutherland and the Clan Sutherland

Burghead Well

It’s true purpose is not known

Glenfarclas distillery

The story of the Grants, who purchased the distillery in 1865.

Bow Fiddle Rock

A natural sea arch

Glen Moray distillery

Surviving handwritten ledgers show the first spirit run was made on September 13th, 1897.

Balvenie distillery

1 May 1893, the first distillation took place at the Balvenie Distillery.

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Elgin Cathedral

Elgin Cathedral

Elgin Cathedral is a historic ruin in Elgin. The cathedral—dedicated to the Holy Trinity—was established in 1224.

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Loch Ness

Loch Ness

Loch Ness contains more freshwater than all the lakes in England and Wales

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Culloden

Culloden

On 16 April 1746, the final Jacobite Rising came to a brutal head in one of the most harrowing battles in British history.

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