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.

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.

The GlenfiddichGlen GrantGlenlivet and Cardhu distilleries are in the same area. These distilleries are visited by Malt Whisky connoisseurs from all over the world.

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.

Castles Nearby

Beldorney Castle

Large C16th Z Plan tower with many later extensions which fell into disrepair before beig restored in 1980s and is now private. This may be the oldest surviving Z Plan house apart from Huntly Castle.

Nearby Distilleries

Glen Keith Distillery

Founded by Chivas Brothers on the site of an old meal mill on the bank of the River Isla, Glen Keith went on to influence many other distilleries with its innovative experiments. It is also the home of Passport, one of the world's fastest growing Scotch Whisky brands.

Glenfiddich Distillery

Owned and managed by the 5th generation of the Grant family, Glenfiddich distillery still displays a time honoured tradition.

Strathisla Whisky Distillery

Dating from 1786,Strathisla Whisky Distillery is the oldest continuously operating distillery in Scotland.

Keith Events

Keith Show

Agricultural show featuring cattle, sheep, horses and goats, pipe band, sheep dog demonstration, jumping motorcycle and quad bike display, pet show, craft fair, children's entertainment and over 200 trade stands. Seafield Park. Open 9.00am - 6.00pm.

TMSA Keith Festival

There are concerts, a dance, competitions, informal sessions and various other events during the weekend.

Travel Directions to Keith

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