In Wintertime

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Shopping

Baxters (Fochabers)
The Baxters Highland Village offers a variety of speciality shops, stocked with a wide range of Baxters and Audrey Baxter range of food products, as well as wines and whiskies, speciality foods, clothing, cookware and gifts.A trip to Baxters wouldn’t be complete without a visit to one of our restaurants, where a sample of delicious Scottish fayre is served, including Baxters famous soups, pancakes fresh from the griddle and home baked pastries, in a relaxed and friendly environment. Open daily 10am – 5pm (seasonal hours may apply) Free parking – 30 min drive

Brodie countryfare (Forres)
Situated in a relaxing rural environment, we have created one of the most pleasant shopping experiences in the North of Scotland, providing a blend of quality and a traditional Scottish welcome.Foodhall & Delicatessen, Gifts & Home Interiors, Ladies Fashion & Accessories, Menswear, Family Restaurant Open daily 10am – 5.30pm
(except 25 + 26 December and 1+2 January)Free parking – 50 min drive

 

Eastgate shopping centre (Inverness)
Eastgate Shopping Centre, with over 350,000 sq ft of fabulous shopping, provides Inverness residents and visitors with an unequalled shopping experience.
With over 50 speciality stores, a department store and 13 eateries, as well as two car parks offering 1350 spaces of covered parking, you will find everything you need right here – all under one roof.Open daily (seasonal hours may apply)
Mon to Sat 9am – 5.30pm
Thu 9am – 7pm
Sun 11am – 5pmEastgate carpark & Falcon Gallery Car Park – up to £5 a day – 80 min drive

Castles

Huntly Castle
Saturday to Wednesday 10am – 4pm25 min drive
Brodie Castle
Daily 11am – 3pm
Guided tours run every 30 minutes50 min drive
Duff House
Thu to Sunday 11am – 4pm50 min drive

Distilleries

Benromach
Limited opening, by appointment only (Monday to Friday)
Closed fortnight around Christmas and HogmanayTours & Shop45 min drive

Tomintoul
Open Tuesday & ThursdayTours at 10 am / 14pm(by appointment only)30 min drive

 

Glendronach
Open Mon to Fri 10am – 4.30pmRegular toursShopBottle your own30 min drive

 

Glen Grant
Open Mon – Sat 9.30am – 4.30pmRegular toursShopTastings15 min drive

Glenglassaugh
Open Mon – Fri 10am – 4.30pmSeveral toursShopBottle your own40 min drive

Cooperage
Open Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm
Closed fortnight around Christmas and HogmanayClassic tour / VIP tourGift & Coffee shop10 min drive
Tomatin
Open daily 10.30am – 4.30 pmSeveral toursFilmShopBottle your own65 min drive
Glen Moray
Mon to Fri 9am – 5pmRegular toursShop & CaféTastingsBottle your own30 min drive
Glenfiddich
Open daily (closed 23 Dec – 1 Jan)Several toursShopMalt bar barnBottle your own5 min drive
Balvenie
Open Monday to Friday
2 Tours a day (by appointment only) 5 min drive
Macallan
Open daily (closed 22 Dec – 3 Jan)Regular toursShop (9.30am – 5pm)10 min drive

Glenfarclas
Open Monday to FridaySeveral toursTasting roomShop20 min drive

Cardhu
Open Monday to Friday 10am – 4pmSeveral tours20 min drive

Cragganmore
Open Thu/Fri/Sat/Mon 10am – 5pm
Sunday 11am – 4pm
Closed from 21 Dec – 2 Jan25 min drive

Ballindalloch
Open Monday to FridayTours bij appointment only20 min drive

 

Walking

Walks in Moray

Funicular railway Aviemore (with viewing terrace, shop & exhibition)