Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: The Speyside Way

8 Nov , 2017  

A less frequented Scottish way, the Speyside Way follows the River Spey from the Moray coast to the magnificent Cairngorms National Park. Oh, and as this is the most concentrated region of Whisky production in Scotland, it would be rude not to savour the odd dram! In a nutshell An easy going trail with the […]

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Erin’s Whisky Tasting Notes

15 May , 2015  

As a twenty something female, I had, until very recently, never drunk more than the mandatory drop of whisky provided at Burns’ Night suppers.  I disregarded Scotland’s national drink as for a different generation, favouring instead craft beers and cheap wine. Then, while working briefly in a distillery and despite my better efforts, I acquired […]

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Walk of the Week: Speyside Whisky Trail

29 Apr , 2015  

Learn about the distilling process before sampling whisky on the Speyside Trail.

May is a big month for lovers of a single malt! The Speyside Whisky Festival kicks off on April 30th for a 5 day celebration of Scotland’s national drink, with a range of events featuring music, tastings and more, plus, May 16th is World Whisky Day. It may come as no surprise then that May […]

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Whisky and Walking Day Day Five: Lovely Weather for a Sleigh Ride Together | Ballindaloch to Craigellachie

1 May , 2013  

I woke to a white world – it had snowed all night. The trees were burdened with snow on this long section following the disused railway track, and big flakes fell steadily for hours turning everything into a fairytale frosted landscape. Mine were the only footprints. I was walking deep into the heart of whisky country. Speyside […]

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Whisky and Walking Day Two: The Road Out

26 Apr , 2013  

I pulled back the curtains to see a grey dawn and sprinkling of overnight snow. What a contrast to yesterday! Aviemore seemed grey. But once out of town – and there are those cruel cruel people who say that the best thing about Aviemore is the road out – I was walking through ancient woods […]

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The Speyside Way Delights

22 Jun , 2009  

The Speyside Way explores the heart of Scotch Whisky country as it follows the River Spey from the sea at Buckie to the bustling town of Aviemore. Since adding the Speyside Way to our walking holiday programme in 2008 it has become one of our most popular walking holidays in Scotland. It’s always difficult to […]