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Moray sits north of of Aviemore and south east of Inverness. This is part of the great castle and whisky lands of Scotland. If you are a castle nut, then this is home to a greater concentration of castles per mile than anywhere in the world.

Moray is an ancient title, but the local council area is relatively new and subsumes a number of older areas like Banffshire.

The geography combines the moor uplands of the Grampian massif with the coastal plain and fishing villages of the Moray Firth. 


  • Arbuthnot Museum

    See how sea played a major role in the history, wealth and development of Peterhead.  Find out how people lived at sea, detailed models in one of Aberdeenshire's oldest museums.