Get Event Ready for Summer 2024 in the Scottish Highlands

As the days get longer and the pale golden hues of the winter sunshine expand over the rugged Scottish Highlands, a sense of anticipation fills the air. It’s that time of the year again when the best hatched plans start to come to fruition and talk of Spring & Summer events are on the agenda. 2024 bodes well for some exciting taking place in and around Grantown on Spey. Over the last few months, we’ve been busy in the background making sure that our hotel offering for you is as comfortable, welcoming and affordable as possible. We want you to experience a great Grantown on Spey welcome and stay with us at the Ben Mhor Hotel. If any of the events or festivals below give you a sense of excitement, listen to your gut and get ready to book.

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 1st – 6th May 2024

Whisky enthusiasts from around the world gather each year to enjoy their mutual love of whisky, with a programme of up to 500 events waiting to be discovered. Distilleries from our region will host, workshops, tastings and masterclasses and so much more. Make sure to have a look at the programme as events are held in various locations throughout the region including Grantown on Spey.

Jo Caulfield – Here Comes Trouble 1st June 2024

One of the most popular comics in Scotland, fuelled by an incredible run at the Edinburgh Fringe festival, her appearance at Boat of Garten New Community Hall is bound to be a sellout. Book to stay overnight with us, we are only a 15 min drive away.

Scotland’s Wild Medicine Event 27 July 2024

Clare Holohan is a foraging expert and co-author of Scotland’s Medicine. If you have an interest in wild plants and their medicinal uses, you’ll love this full day of learning which includes an opportunity to forage, and an opportunity to make your own remedies. Tickets from £100.

Spirit of Speyside Distilled: Food & Drink 6th- 7th September 2024

Hosted at the Town Hall in Elgin, the essence and love of produce from our region’s distilleries will be highlighted by master distillers and craft brewers. We are approx. a 50 minute drive away from Elgin but offer an ideal base from which to visit the festival.

As the calendar of events and festivals happening in the Grantown on Spey and Speyside region continues to evolve and unfold, do keep an eye on our social media pages and website for updates throughout the year.

Don’t miss out or procrastinate on booking a ticket for an event that piques your interest, we know how popular some of them are going to be. To book your stay with us at the Ben Mhor Hotel, always book online for best prices and availability on