New Homes in Moray
Within reach of Inverness and Aberdeen, between the Cairngorm Mountains and beaches of the Moray Firth, Moray is comprised of a number of towns and villages in the North East of Scotland. These areas include Aberlour, Buckie, Cullen, Elgin, Findhorn, Forres, Lossiemouth and Spey Bay.
Things to see and do in Moray
If you’re thinking of buying a new house in Moray, you’ll be a stone’s throw from the largest firth in Scotland. Home to a large population of wildlife including dolphins, whales and seabirds, the Moray Firth is a landscape of cliffs and coastal scenes. A favourite for game fishing, the River Spey and River Findhorn are teaming with salmon and trout.
Moray’s beaches and fishing villages are the ideal backdrop for outdoor enthusiasts. The area is home to 16 golf courses with trails for hiking, mountain biking, walking and climbing. There are also camping and caravan sites for holidays in the great outdoors. Water sports and sailing are also catered for along the rivers and coastline.
The birthplace of Macbeth, Moray is a county with a wealth of history. From historical buildings to castles and ancient sites, there are a range of attractions to explore. Go on a trail of the carved Pictish stones or visit 16th century Brodie Castle for elegant landscaped gardens, antiques and art.
Discover the art of distillery at the only Malt Whisky Trail in the world. Located 13 miles away on the outskirts of Elgin, the tour gives an insight into the processes and ingredients, involved in producing quality whiskey and gives visitors the chance to taste the range. The Moray area is also home to more than half of Scotland’s Malt Whiskey distilleries. Whiskey buffs can also attend the Spirit of Speyside Whiskey Festival held annually in the spring.
Food lovers will find a selection of restaurants, cafes and tea rooms in Moray, with a variety of cuisines on offer. Stop by Baxter's Highland Village in Fochabers to visit the famous soup-makers, and try traditional Scottish fayre in their restaurant. For a taste of the authentic, the coastal town of Cullen is home to 'Cullen Skink', the renowned seafood dish.
Moray Transport Links
Between Aberdeen and Inverness, the A69 trunk road runs through Moray. Aberdeen is less than one hour's drive east from Moray with Inverness around 45 minutes west from Moray. Less than 4 hours away by road are Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Served by regular bus services within the local area, Moray is also networked by rail stations in Forres, Elgin and Keith to Aberdeen and Inverness. These provide links to the rest of the UK with direct trains to London and services from Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Just over an hour away, the nearest airports to the county are Aberdeen and Inverness. Both offer domestic and international flights.