Vroom with a view – The ultimate Moray road trip in six classic motors

One of the attractions of a rural location it’s that everything is spread out. And with one of the best coastlines in the world, travelling between them is never dull. But imagine if you could inject some extra fun into the mix, by leaving your daily driver in the car park and hiring a head-turning … Read more

Forres walking trail means history is no longer a mystery

A walk to highlight some historical hotspots in the town has been launched in time for the school holidays. The Mystery History Trail, organised by Forres Heritage Trust, takes in the area around Cluny Hill and features a modern twist to make it more appealing to youngsters who won’t leave their smartphones behind. A 20-step … Read more

The best wild swimming spots near Forres

Taking a dip in the cool, fresh waters is becoming increasingly popular around Forres. It’s free, it’s exhilarating, and it’s one of the best ways to experience your natural surroundings in the peace and tranquility that this area offers. Safety first: Wild swimmers should follow safety guidance at all times. Read our page on wild … Read more

Moray Coast Trail

The Moray Coast Trail is a stunning 50-mile walk along one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world… and it starts in Forres! With breathtaking views over the Moray Firth, rugged cliffs, hidden coves and the most deserted wide sandy beaches, it wends its way from Forres to Cullen and is well signposted. You … Read more

Birdwatching in Spring

Forres and the surrounding area in Springtime can only mean one thing – migration! As the daylight hours lengthen and the temperatures start to rise, birdwatchers keenly await the return of our summer visitors.  Wheatear One of the first to arrive is the Wheatear, a dapper looking bird with the male sporting a rather dashing black … Read more