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County - Grampian | Map
Tel code: 01343 | code search
Postcode: IV32 | code search
Population: 1500
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Birthplace of:
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July
Speyfest

August
Speyfest Celtic Music Festival
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Burnside Caravan Park
"Camped in tent. Staff were helpful and friendly. Swimming pool facilities were good. It's a shame that no one running/working at the park seen fit to intervene when both kids ..." More

Burnside Caravan Park
"Friendly staff and a lovely clean site. Felt like we had been visting for years, but this was our first visit. A CHILD FRIENDLY SITE!!! Swimming pool,sauna ect was a big ..." More

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Fochabers is a pleasant village to live in. The ...More

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Fochabers is a small town in Scotland situated on the Moray coastal route between Buckie and Elgin on the east-side of the River Spey. Fochabers is a tranquil town surrounded by the beautiful scenery and wildlife of the coastal Speyside pine forests. It is a popular tourist destination with hotels and holiday accommodation throughout the area, the town has a variety of shops, places to eat out and a garden centre. Architecturally interesting buildings include the Georgian Church with clock tower dating from 1798, and Gordon Chapel with twin spires, the Folk Museum is housed in an old church in the High Street displaying a large collection of horse-drawn vehicles. Attractions include the Baxterís Highland village Visitor Centre, which has been the base for the Baxterís food company since 1868, with the Old Shop Museum, culinary demonstrations, food-tasting, a restaurant and a kidís adventure playground. The House of Mulben is a farm and an outdoors activity centre with off-road driving, quad biking, clay pigeon shooting, archery, falconry and fishing. Fochabers is a main stopping point on the The Speyside Way; a long distance walking route from Buckie to Aviemore. There are sight-seeing tours, cycle routes and several way-marked walks for all abilities through the pine forests at Culbin, Quarrelwood and Roseisle Forests.

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Baxters Highland Village

Camping

Burnside Caravan Park

Dentist

Medical Centre

Golf Club

Garmouth & Kingston Golf Club

Pub and Bar

Ben Aigan Arms
Gordon Arms Hotel

Restaurant

Ben Aigan Arms
Gordon Arms Hotel
Haque Indian Restaurant

School

Milneís High School
Milneís Primary School

Taxi

Ace Taxis

Shops

Speyside Leisure
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Trochelhill Country House (2.63 miles)

Trochelhill Country House
Located in the heart of Moray, Trochelhill is set in 2 acres of beautiful rural Speyside, with the famous Whisky Trail on our doorstep. Many whisky distilleries are only a short drive away, Glen Grant, ... More | visit website
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Mill House Hotel (2.94 miles)

Mill House Hotel
The Mill House Hotel & Restaurant still has the same character as before but now with a modern twist, the complete hotel as undergone major facelift and the 16 bedrooms in particular have been furnished ... More | visit website
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Eastbank Hotel (7.40 miles)

Eastbank Hotel

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The Eastbank Hotel is found in Rothes, right in the heart of the world famous 'Whisky Trail'. Surrounded by the most breathtaking scenery the hotel is situated in the centre of ... More

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Premier Inn Elgin (7.45 miles)

Premier Inn Elgin
Conveniently located for Elgin bus and train stations. For shops and local amenities Elgin town centre is only 2 miles away. Our Elgin Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy beds in every room and ... More | visit website
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The Lodge Elgin (8.18 miles)

The Lodge Elgin
We have a variety of bedrooms, all with warmth and comfort in mind to make you feel special. Breakfasts can be a feast or just a little taste, whatever the choice we only use the ... More | visit website
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Southbank Guesthouse (8.34 miles)

Southbank Guesthouse

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Southbank is a Georgian town house in the middle of Elgin and the Whisky Trail. It is a few minutes' walk from the town centre's shops and restaurants. The guest house is ... More

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Heather Glen Guest House (8.47 miles)

Heather Glen Guest House

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A warm, family-run guest house, situated in a beautiful area half a minute walk from Elgin town centre. Quiet and peaceful are the hallmarks of Heather Glen. The Guest House is situated ... More

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Sunninghill Hotel (8.52 miles)

Sunninghill Hotel
The Sunninghill, built in 1869 by a retired merchant sea captain stands imposingly in its grounds which originally contained the buildings own orchard and stables. The Sunninghill is situated not far from Elgin's main shopping ... More | visit website
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West End (8.75 miles)

West End

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Offering good food and warm Scottish hospitality, West End has a central location in Elgin and is well placed for shops, leisure, restaurants and attractions. The ... More

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Craigellachie Hotel (9.30 miles)

Craigellachie Hotel

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Built in 1893, this country house hotel offers modern day comforts and facilities whilst capturing the charm of yesteryear. Found in the beautiful village of Craigellachie, at the confluence of the Fiddich ... More

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