Five things to do in and around Grantown on Spey to suit all tastes.

Ask anyone who has visited Grantown on Spey, Scotland on a short break, and they’ll tell you just why it’s a great place to visit. The town’s welcoming community, traditional Highland hospitality, and ideal location as a gateway to exploring the stunning Scottish Highlands make it an attractive destination. When you stay at the Ben Mhor Hotel in Grantown, you are within a short distance of some of our favourite places to visit and things to do. Of course, there are so many more, but here’s an idea of what’s on offer for all tastes and budgets.

Located on Burnfield Avenue in the town of Grantown on Spey is a must visit if you’re interested in finding out the history of when and how the town was founded. Once home to the clan of Grant, there’s a genealogy research facility and more often than not you’ll happen upon a temporary exhibition of art or culture.

Hugely popular with small groups, families and anyone looking for fun and outdoor adventure. The award-winning centre has a wide range of land and water activities to enjoy including archery, mini highland games, canoeing and gorge walking. It’s advisable to prebook your preferred times to avoid disappointment. A great day out!

A super activity to enjoy in gorgeous surroundings, an hour session starts at £18 for kids and £25 for adults. Whether you are a first timer or experienced at hitting the target, all are welcome. Located 3 miles from Aviemore.

Right here in Grantown on Spey, enjoy learning about and tasting one of Scotland’s finest products, Whisky. Various distillery tours are available depending on how long you want to spend, and what your interests include. Starting from £25, you can book online. (Over 18’s only)

Local Shopping

Take a stroll down our high street shops, browse at your leisure and meet the lovely shopkeepers in Grantown on Spey.

With literally dozens of incredible visitor attractions and places to visit within an hour’s drive of Grantown on Spey, you really will need plenty of time to explore all the wonders we have on our doorstep.

Do stop by and stay a few nights with us, you won’t regret it. For best rates and availability book direct on our website.