The town of Keith is situated in the very heart of The Scottish Malt Whisky Trail in Moray. It is an agricultural town on the River Isla. Its origins date as far back as the 8th century when it was an important center for the cattle trade.
The town is made of two parts: the "Old Keith" which lies on the west side of the river and the "New Keith" on the east bank of the River Isla. The New Keith is a much larger settlement.
The town is today an important stop on the Speyside Malt Whisky Trail, with the Strathisla and Glen Keith Distilleries as its main attractions. Dating from 1786, Strathisla Distillery is the oldest working distillery in Scotland. As part of the Scottish heritage, the distillery activity is still a landmark of the city.
Moray has some of the best Links and Parkland Courses in Scotland - Morray Old Course at Lossiemouth, Strathlene and Buckpool at Buckie, and Cullen Course.
The textile industry still thrives in Keith. The Isla Bank Mills were a centre for the tweed industry until the 1990s. At the Keith Kilt School, students are taught the art of kilt making. The Scottish Tartans Museum is the only one of its kind. Keith is on the A96 between Aberdeen and Elgin. The town is well served by bus and rail.
The visitor guide to Keith in Moray has information on and around the place which includes things to see and do, hotels & Accommodation in Keth.