Beauly Scotch Perspectives 2010 - some possible See & Do suggestions

Posted to the mailing list by Christine Wade:

www.lovatarms.com - activities - has short walks from Beauly of 1 to 5 miles

www.black-isle-info/areainfo.html - overview and business directories www.visithighlands.com/inverness-loch-ness/beauly - overview and many links

www.walkhighlands.co.uk/lochness/glenaffric.shtml - print off walk details

www.scotlandwhisky.com/distilleries - times for visiting all distilleries Glen Ord in Muir of Ord is nearest, open on Saturday 11-4

www.glenmorangie.com - amazing kaleidoscopes on this site– enjoy

www.houseofbeauly.com - visitor centre with food and crafts, station road

www.blackislebrewery.com - prize winning, organic, 10 beer styles, daily 10-6 Sunday 11.30-5. N of Inverness off A9 before Tore

www.moniackcastle.com fruit wines, liquers, preserves, taste and buy Mon- Sat 10-5 in summer (is it?)on A862 south of Beauly

www.cawdorcastle.com a real gem of a family castle with garden, woods, café. 10 miles east of Inverness on A96 then 3 south by B9090 open from Sat May 1st 10-5.30, 7 days.

www.nts.org.uk National Trust for Scotland properties in the area Brodie Castle, Forres – 36 miles. (off A96 after Nairn) Sat 1st May 1.30-4.30, then Sun.Mon,Tue,Wed 11-4.30

Culloden Battlefield - south-east of Inverness– daily 9-6pm Hugh Millars Museum & Birthplace Cottage, Cromarty 25miles- stonemason, geologist and writer. Sun-Wed 1-5pm

www.historic-scotland.gov.uk Beauly Priory, lovely stone, built 1230/1530 ancient elm tree Clava Cairns – bronze age cemetery complex 6miles south- east of Inverness off B6091 near Culloden Battlefield

Fort George- large 18Cmilitary fort & museums built 1769 11miles E of Inverness off A96. Audio tour, café, dolphins?

Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness, near Drumnadrochit A82 Take A833 south from Beauly. Visitor centre, café, views

www.spiritofspeyside.com A host of events listings for the Speyside Whisky Festival 29th May to 3rd June. Whisky Immersion!