Moray Area Attractions

The Auchroisk distillery is a whisky distillery in Banffshire, Speyside, The distillery building was started in 1972 and production began in 1974.The spirit produced is light, fresh and citrusy and this is attributed to the water used in production, that is drawn from a local spring called Dorie's Well.The water rises from the granite bedrock and then passes through sandstone to get to the surface and this give particularly soft water, that is highly sought after by distillersThe distillery is...

Charlestown of Aberlour Holiday Accommodation Guide
Charlestown of Aberlour Holiday Accommodation Guide

Charlestown of Aberlour Holiday Accommodation Guide

Discover Charlestown of Aberlour Holiday Accommodation Guide, It is a short drive from the ancient city of Dunfermline and Edinburgh city, offering high amenity areas in the city and the west side including Edinburgh Park, Edinburgh Airport, and the bypass. Charlestown is a village in Fife, Scotland. It is located on the north shore of the Firth of Forth, approximately one mile west of Limekilns and three miles south-west of Dunfermline.

There is a consistent bus service that makes it simple to enter the central business district of the city.

You can stay at a lovely rural hotel that is located in the peaceful and charming village of Charlestown, and the historic city of Dunfermline can be reached in just ten minutes by car.

The hotel offers breathtaking views of the Firth of Forth, the Pentland Hills, and the world-famous Forth Bridges, which guests can take in regardless of whether they are staying at the hotel for the whole of their vacation or merely stopping by for lunch or dinner.

Discover the many local walking and cycling routes to enjoy in this region for a great day of activities, and then find many pubs and restaurants to have an evening meal that overlook the River Forth. Whether you are looking for lunch, afternoon tea, or dinner, you can find a selection of different types of restaurants serving delectable cooked meals that will appeal to everyone and that will suite all pockets.

We go above and beyond to make you feel welcome in our stylish, comfortable rooms filled with modern conveniences and quality bedding and towels. Whether you choose to stay in a bed and breakfast that offers premium bedding and Wi-Fi or in a hotel that provides full tea and coffee making facilities, we make sure you have everything you need to feel at home.

There is a selection of golf courses in the surrounding area, as well as lovely walks by the Firth of Forth in the neighbourhood of Cramond Village, and you can discover a wonderful location to explore.

When the tide is low, you may walk across to the island that is full of remnants from World War II. The island also boasts excellent views out to Fife, Edinburgh, and the Forth bridges. Cramond Beach is a great place to go for fantastic treks through beautiful scenery.

The settlement of Cramond, Pleasant strolls can be had along the River Almond and along the foreshore of the Firth of Forth at adjacent Cramond Village. There is a selection of golf courses in the neighbourhood, including The Royal Burgess and Bruntsfield Links. There is a local grocery in Davidsons Mains, as well as more substantial facilities in Craigleith and The Gyle. Additionally, there are regular bus connections to and from the city centre. If your considering visiting the area make use of to make vacation bookings direct with owners.

Make a reservation at a vacation rental home that is situated in a well-known coastal community of this region. The property should be within a short walking distance of wooded areas, pathways, and the National Cycle Route 76 that runs along the River Forth. The old village of Culross may be found to the west, and it offers a variety of Convenience stores, a post office, a garden centre, a gas station, caravan parks, and vacation homes that are available in a range of prices and sizes may be found in the neighbouring villages of Newmills and Cairneyhill.

There are elementary schools in the immediate area, as well as secondary schools in the neighbouring city of Dunfermline.

This region is an attractive location for commuters because it provides access to the A985, which allows for quick transit to Edinburgh or the north by road or train, as well as to Stirling or Glasgow via the Kincardine Bridge to the west.

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  • Charlestown of Aberlour Postcode AB38
  • Charlestown of Aberlour 57.4749° N Longitude -3.2170° W
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Charlestown of Aberlour Banffshire is so named after its founder, Charles Grant of Wester Elchies, who laid out the original village in 1812, But it stands on a very ancient church site dedicated to St Drostan, and the original name of Aberlour parish was Skirdustan ‘Drostanis slice’. so the township is locally known simply as Aberlour, in defiance of what the maps may say Drostan's Well. surmounted by a simple cross, survives in the grounds of the local distillery.

Opposite it on the other side of the main road is the kirkyard with the ruins of the pre-Reformation church, and here too the Lour Burn is spanned by the ruined arch of the old highway to the kirk. About l mile south approached by a path along the Lour is the Linn of Ruthrie, a fine waterfall in a Wooded dell. Aberlours mile long, tree-shaded High Street has an attractive square and village green near its west end, from which a road leads past the station to the banks of the Spey, here spanned by a picturesque suspension foot-bridge.

The Church of St Margaret is very much worth a visit for the carving on its pillars of flowers, fruit and animals in pre-Raphaelite profusion. About 0.5 miles east is the neo-classic pile of Aberlour House, now a preparatory school for Gordonstoun Overlooked by the graceful cone of Ben Rinnes on the south and by Ben Aigan on the north east and surrounded by finely Wooded, hilly country, Aberlour, with its fishing on the Spey, has a situation of great beauty. Charlestown offers mos types of holiday accommodation from Hotels, B&B, Guest Houses to Self Catering in idyllic cottages.

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