4 days in Moray Itinerary

4 days in Moray Itinerary

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Forres ©
Forres is a town and former royal burgh situated in the north of Scotland on the Moray coast, approximately east of Inverness and west of Elgin. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Cawdor Castle and then kick back and relax at Nairn Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Garten Nature Reserve and then find something for the whole family at Landmark Forest Adventure Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Forres planner.

Edinburgh to Forres is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In September, daily temperatures in Forres can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Elgin.

Things to do in Forres

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nairn, Aviemore
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Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Cawdor Castle ©
Cawdor Castle


Elgin ©
Elgin is a former cathedral city and Royal Burgh in Moray, Scotland. The Malt Whisky Trail has been added to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Elgin Cathedral and then hike along The Malt Whisky Trail. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Glenfiddich Distillery, then learn about winemaking at Glenfarclas Distillery, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Glenlivet Distillery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Elgin itinerary planner.

Elgin is just a stone's throw from Forres. October in Elgin sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Elgin

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Ballindalloch, The Malt Whisky Trail, Glenfiddich Distillery
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The Malt Whisky Trail ©
The Malt Whisky Trail
Glenfiddich Distillery ©
Glenfiddich Distillery
Elgin Cathedral ©
Elgin Cathedral