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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Distillery
“Distillery tours, cafe and shop. Buy Glenfiddich whisky or the local Balvenie. The full selection is here.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bus Station
“A world famous whisky distillery only 15 minutes walk from Tom-na-muidh House. Superb tours, tastings, shop and restaurant. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Store
“The nearest ski resort to the flat is about 1 hr 30 mins away. Good mix of runs and lifts.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Museum
“Hire a driver and vintage Bentley at Bydand B&B for half or full day tours to Whisky Distilleries in Speyside or tour Loch Ness , or Coasts and Castles”
  • 5 locals recommend
Mountain
“A very popular hill walk with the summit taking in much of northeast Scotland. Family friendly walk taking approx 3 - 4 hours to complete. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Distillery
“Glenfarclas was one of the first distilleries in Scotland to open a dedicated visitor centre in 1973. We still pride ourselves on the warmth of our welcome. We have a range of tours to appeal to everyone from those new to whisky, to the dedicated enthusiast. “We invite you to visit our truly independent distillery and discover our renowned Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky” John L. S. Grant.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bike Trail
“High speed mountain bike trails with stunning views of the Glenlivet estate ( and a very nice coffee shop).”
  • 6 locals recommend
Nature
“Lots of walks and cycling trails throughout the area to enjoy, visit the Estate Office for maps and further information.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Post Office
“Fantastic selection of fresh & frozen foods, beers, wines and spirits. Gift area, lottery etc.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Store
“Around an hour from Kingussie enjoy skiing on the Lecht. A great place for learning your snow craft....”
  • 3 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Golfing in Speyside at its best, in the stunning Ballindalloch Estate. Hunting and fishing by arrangement. Take in Ballindalloch Distillery and Ballindalloch Castle.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Very beautiful setting and creatively designed visitors centre. Great whisky!! esp the 18 yr old.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Landmark
“The Earls of Buchan ruled their ancient Celtic province in the 13th century from Balvenie Castle in Glen Fiddich.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Liquor Store
“A wide range of whiskies from throughout Scotland to sample and buy, along with other fabulous gifts.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Not a winery - a distillery. There are many in Dufftown and in the locality. Choose your favourite Speyside whiskey and look up the distillery website for times of tours and tastings. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Place to eat
“A good family attraction with extensive gardens and tearoom. Llama's for petting!”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Lovely restaurant in the centre of Tomintoul, from light lunches to three course dinners or takeaway.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Noah's Ark Bistro Dufftown. Fabulous. You have to walk edge-on (slight exaggeration) through all the candles and bright-coloured clutter. Food, too. Open only when they are in the mood.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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