8 days in Moray Itinerary

8 days in Moray Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Elgin
— 3 nights
2
Forres
— 4 nights

3
nights
Elgin

Elgin ©
Elgin is a former cathedral city and Royal Burgh in Moray, Scotland. You've now added The Malt Whisky Trail to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Elgin: Ballater (St Kentigern’s Church, Balmoral Castle, &more) and Glenfiddich Distillery (in Dufftown). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Elgin Cathedral, tee off at Elgin Golf Club, explore the historical opulence of Duffus Castle, and contemplate the long history of Lady Hill Castle.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Elgin itinerary app.

Norwich to Elgin is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Norwich in May, expect nights in Elgin to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Forres.

Things to do in Elgin

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Ballater, The Malt Whisky Trail, Glenfiddich Distillery
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The Malt Whisky Trail ©
The Malt Whisky Trail
Elgin Cathedral ©
Elgin Cathedral
Balmoral Castle ©
Balmoral Castle

4
nights
Forres

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Forres: Cairngorm Mountain (in Aviemore), Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten) and Landmark Forest Adventure Park (in Carrbridge). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Brodie Castle, get your game on at Bowhunter Archery, see the interesting displays at Nairn Museum, and engage your brain at Morayvia.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Forres day trip planner.

Forres is just a stone's throw from Elgin. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Forres

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Nairn, Aviemore, Anagach Woods, Morayvia
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Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain
Brodie Castle ©
Brodie Castle
Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park

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