Whisky enthusiasts will not want to miss a tour of Speyside. Scotland’s top whisky producing region is home to more distilleries than any of Scotland’s other whisky-producing regions. Some of the world’s best-loved whiskies hail from Speyside – The Glenlivet, Glenfiddich, The Macallan. You can also enjoy a trip to the Speyside Cooperage, to learn the art of coopering and marvel at the dramatic firing of casks. Local tour operator, AirtsnPairts, can organise your tour of Speyside distilleries, so you don’t need to worry about driving.
Closer to Nairn, you’ll find Benromach and the historic Dallas Dhu distilleries just 15 minutes away, in Forres, and Glen Moray in Elgin, an easy 30-minute drive from Nairn.